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2019 top ten

2019 Top Ten

2019 Top Ten: Highlights of the Koren Wellness blog So many posts this year touched upon so many powerful and unique topics that it was difficult to pick only ten as the 2019 Top Ten. But I tried. Let me know what you think of my selection. Click on the post title to read the…

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weight loss needed

Weight Loss: Waiting for Poundage to Go

Longing for weight loss: are you fat? Oh my! That’s not a very politically polite thing to say, is it? Let’s rephrase that, are you pleasingly plump? A bit pudgy? Do more parts jiggle than you’d like? As Rodney Dangerfield once said, “Do you leave potholes when you jog? When you’re given a menu at…

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back pain

Back Pain: Learning the Lessons it Offers

For back pain: a natural alternative to the orthopedic surgeon, steroids and opioids A well-known chiropractor was suffering from back pain and disc pain, sacroiliac pain and searing pain going down his leg (sciatica). Some days he couldn’t walk more than ten feet before the intense pain forced him to stop and sit—even on busy…

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thumb sucking and head banging

Head Banging, Thumb Sucking and Toe Walking

Head banging, thumb sucking and toe walking concern many parents Are head banging, thumb sucking and toe walking serious issues? An article in American Family Physician describes the following: A young boy, 2½ years of age.… From the time the child was 12 months old, every night, he sat up in bed and repetitively banged his…

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PTSD

PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD: a plethora of symptoms Flashbacks, being haunted by uncomfortable dreams and thoughts, a racing heart, tightness in the chest, mood swings—these are only some of the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. As the name implies, PTSD develops after someone has experienced a trauma be it physical, sexual or emotional assault that filled…

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chronic illness

Chronic Illness: Allergies, Dyslexia,
Addictions and Weight Loss

“A whack on the side of the head, a kick in the seat of your pants.” Over half of all Americans suffer from a chronic illness; people are suffering all the time with illnesses that never go away (that’s a definition of chronic). The costs of chronic illness are overwhelming the healthcare system—so many people…

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