CATEGORY: Stress


How Your Sympathetic Nervous System Responds in Times of Stress and Fear

It is not easy to control what is happening inside your body when fear or stress occurs. Everyone responds to fear differently on the outside: they stop eating, or they eat everything in the house, they become immobilized or they[...]
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An Interview with Cardiologist Dr. Michael Twyman, MD

Three tests to help identify your risk level for heart disease, strokes, and heart attacks. Dr. Michael Twyman is a Board-Certified Cardiologist who has now become a preventive Cardiologist, a specialist who tests you and helps you learn and understand[...]
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Dementia: What happens when you lose your mind?

There are many reasons for this rise in people who have dementia no one is immune to this risk. Dementia literally means losing your mind in a way that prevents you from taking care of yourself, from doing your job[...]
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How to Make a Health and Fitness Lifestyle

BioBalance Health welcomes special guest Mike Jaudes, owner of The Fitness Edge Personal Training facility in St. Louis, MO. I have worked out at Fitness Edge® for 32 years twice a week, religiously and I believe it is the reason[...]
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How do Doctors and Patients Talk About Sexual Trauma History?

The importance of discussing Sexual Trauma issues with your physician. Therapist are trained to ask patients about sexual trauma histories when they first present themselves for counseling. In part it is to lay the foundation that if something like this[...]
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Sex and Libido in America

Why is there is an increase in older Americans getting divorced? This week we look at the question of why more older Americans are getting divorced than ever before, even more frequently than younger Americans? It is an intriguing problem[...]
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Are you depressed? Do you have SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)?

Seasonal Depression Symptoms and Treatment Options. Seasonal Affective Disorder, (SAD), is a form or type of depression.  It happens in a recurring pattern either at the beginning of winter or at the beginning of summer. Such a diagnosis must meet[...]
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Other Causes of Obesity in America

How many of your eating habits are repetitions of behavior, vs conscious decisions? This week we are continuing our discussions regarding obesity in Europe and America. We will be focusing on the bad habits that people develop, either through innate[...]
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Women and Migraines

Understanding the differences between Migraines and Headaches, and how to treat them both. We have many patients who come to us with what they are calling migraine headaches. Often, we find that they are having headaches, but not what we[...]
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Adult Attention Deficit Disorder might be an Advantage in the 21st Century

ADHD and ADD - Similarities and Differences Explained. Many of us grew up in an era where the diagnosis of ADD and ADHD was not yet established. So many of us, especially boys, who were identified as difficult children with[...]
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