Men's Health Checklist
This article contains information on screening tests and tips for healthy living for men of all ages. More...
Women's Tips For Staying Healthy
A woman's health needs change with her age. While we have no control over our genetic makeup, we all know that our health is influenced by diet and lifestyle choices that we can control. More...
Tell Yourself You're Worth It!
I've been writing a lot lately about self-esteem, including the two keys to self-esteem and how to boost it by trying new things. Today, I want to focus on one more strategy for improving self-esteem, and it focuses on increasing our sense of self-worth. Self-worth is a basic belief in oneself as a good person and worthy of existing. Sounds pretty simple, doesn't it? Yet many of us don't believe in ourselves or see ourselves as worthwhile. A primary reason for this is the set of irrational beliefs we entertain in our brains. More...
Tips for Managing Diabetes and Anxiety
Anxiety is normal part of life, for everyone. Symptoms of anxiety include general feelings of worry, being “keyed up,” or on edge, racing heart and sweating. In the most basic form, anxiety is our body’s way of telling us to pay attention, because something important, fearful or unusual is going on. More...
Association Between Diabetes and Mental Disorders
the relationship between mental disorders and diabetes in a representative community sample More...
Stress and Diabetes
The most frequently occurring mental health problems incorporate
depression and anxiety. They cause impaired functioning and make
up about 1 in 5 primary care consultations. [McManus et al, 2009.
Results of a household survey]
Many people do not seek treatment and when they do, their conditions
are often not identified. According to NICE , 90% of depressive
and anxiety disorders that are identified are treated in primary care,
by the GP. More...
Chronic Disabling Conditions, Diabetes, Obesity and Women
In part because they live longer than men, women are more likely to be affected by such chronic disabling conditions as diabetes, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, obesity, urinary incontinence, Alzheimer’s disease, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome. More...