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I Say Merry Christmas and Perhaps You Say Happy Holidays

       I wish everyone a blessed Christmas and safe holidays. I am not at all stressed about what is politically correct to say about Christmas and the holidays because I genuinely mean what I say to everyone. Ben Stein (author, … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Will Not Accept Blood from Donors with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

       Last Friday, the American Red Cross announced  that it will not allow those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to donate blood .  The reasoning was to lower the risk of tramsmitting the (XMRV)  – the xenotropic murine leukemia virus.  Even … Continue reading

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Fun Tips for Holiday Travel with Young Children

    My friend Rachel and her husband have the best plan for making a pleasant drive to Florida with their two young children.  It is so simple; I don’t know why I didn’t think of this. Their trip is about … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Patient Advocate

Adrenal fatigue falls into a broad category of non-specific symptoms that doctors have a hard time understanding, and if they cannot offer a specific diagnosis, many physicians will assume that the patient is seeking attention or is a hypochondriac. Patients … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz and Adrenal Fatigue

September 2010, Dr. Oz invited two doctors to discuss adrenal fatigue in a segment that focused on “Extreme Exhaustion”.  It was a controversial discussion where Dr. Robert Vigersky, member of the Endocrine Society, stated that there is no scientific evidence … Continue reading

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Finding Help When You Think You Have Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue

 Most doctors really want to accurately diagnose your condition, and they want to help you to get over your symptoms.  However, there are complex parts of any chronic condition such as adrenal fatigue, and many medical doctors just don’t have … Continue reading

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Scheduled Maintenance Can Benefit Adrenal Fatigue Sufferers

 We schedule maintenance for our vehicles, heating and air conditioning, and our computers, yet do we ever think of scheduling maintenance for our bodies and spirits.  Not most of us, that is certain.  We tend to care for and nurture … Continue reading

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Dear Jennifer…………

Dear Jennifer, I believe there are no coincidences in the universe.  It was such a happy day to receive and read your book ALL IN MY MIND?  Like you, I had several large (by anyone’s standards) stressful events occur in … Continue reading

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It May Have Been Easier to Dismiss Me Than to Look for Zebras

A few weeks after the birth of my second child, I felt terrible – as if I were dying.  My OBGYN patted my knee and said, “Typical case of postpartum depression.  You’ll get over it.” A few months later, I was … Continue reading

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Adrenal Fatigue…Stress-Related Conditions Not All in Your Head

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