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15 Fun, Healthy Twists On Kids And Adults Easter Baskets

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It’s Dr. Bernadette, your friendly informative family medicine doctor, prescribing health, healing and happiness and guiding you to your passion and purpose. It’s almost Easter! I enjoy celebrating Easter for many reasons and one being my Easter basket––yes, even as an adult. Do you need clever ideas for your loved ones’ Easter baskets? Jelly beans, marshmallow candy and other sugary treats aren’t your only options. Put a fun, healthy twist on this year’s basket. One that won’t expand the waistline or require a trip to the dentist long after Easter has come and gone!

8 Signs Your Sadness Is Depression And Not Simply The Blues

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This is Dr. Bernadette, your friendly informative family medicine doctor, prescribing health, healing and happiness and guiding you to your passion and purpose. Everyone experiences feeling gloomy, melancholy or down––it’s normal. At times, life circumstances can be overwhelming and put you in a sad mood. But sometimes being unhappy isn’t just the blues, it is a sign of a deeper issue such as depression. Depression is an intense sadness accompanied by helplessness, hopelessness and worthlessness that lasts longer than two weeks. Don’t take it lightly, like high blood pressure and diabetes, it is a medical problem––you cannot wait it out.

5 Easy Fixes For A Good Night Sleep

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This is Dr. Bernadette, your friendly informative family doctor, prescribing health, healing and happiness and guiding you to your passion and purpose. Are you lying awake at night counting sheep? Although you are in the company of millions of Americans, not getting enough siesta time is no small problem. Insufficient shut-eye predisposes you to heart disease, diabetes, depression and obesity. On the other hand, adults who sleep at least seven hours a night, experience a better sex life, improved mood, clearer thinking and more productivity. A good night sleep is as necessary as breathing.

The 3 Lifestyle Changes He Made To Manage His Type 2 Diabetes

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It’s Dr. Bernadette, your friendly informative family medicine doctor, prescribing health, healing and happiness and guiding you to your passion and purpose. Diabetes affects over 29.1 million Americans that’s why I wrote an article and more than one blog about the disease. In layman terms, diabetes means the blood sugar is too high because the pancreas is not making enough insulin or the body is not using the insulin being produce very well. However, diabetes is largely a lifestyle disease which implies you have more control over your blood sugar than you choose to accept.

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