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Not Being Heard | What You Need To Know About How Your Sex Can Affect Your Medical Care

Your gender matters when it comes to pain treatment. Take it from me... About four years ago, I was in excruciating pain, the worst I’d ever experienced, due to a hip injury and I ended [...]

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My Friend Becky Thoroughgood Is A Licensed Acupuncturist: Here’s Her Insight On Pain

Becky Thoroughgood How Does The Weather Affect Chronic Pain Patients? At 80, my grandmother was a better forecaster than the Weather Channel. If there was even a hint of barometric pressure change, as [...]

Guest Blog, Pain|

My Experience With Alternative Pain Management Techniques

For the last 10 years, I’ve had a variety of aches and pains associated with mild to moderate rheumatoid arthritis (RA). When I was first diagnosed with RA, I wondered if the pain in my [...]

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Alternative Treatments for Pain

What’s the first thing you do when you get an ache or a pain? If you’re like most Americans, you probably reach for a pill to take the pain away. We are a country that [...]

Health and Wellness, Pain|

Home Away From Home

When Fred Rogers was a young boy and would see scary things on the news, his mother would comfort him by telling him to “look for the helpers. You will always find people who are [...]

Should You Hire In-Home Care?

One of the main reasons I started my Health Advocacy business was to share what I learned through becoming a caregiver for both of my parents. During this experience, I learned a lot of things [...]

Helping the Visually Impaired

This month, I want to shine a light on a few of the fantastic resources that are available throughout the Central Pennsylvania area. One of those shining stars is the Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania [...]

Giving With Their Hearts~n~Hands

I recently had the exciting opportunity to spend a Saturday morning with the Hearts~n~Hands Sertoma Club of Mechanicsburg, PA. The club asked me to stop by and give them an overview of what my responsibilities [...]

Aging|

What is the Second Most Common Form of Demenita?

The most common and familiar type of Dementia Alzheimer's Dementia; however, did you know that Lewy Body Dementia is the second most common type of dementia? Unfortunately, this illness is also the most misdiagnosed form [...]

How to Better Communicate with a Person with Dementia

Occasionally in the early evening, my phone will ring with my mom asking if I can take her home. These occurrences seem quite strange because she is at her home, the same home that she [...]

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