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Autistic kids and Alzheimer’s are sensitive to the our moods

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I know of a few couples with an autistic or down syndrome kid. Someone told me that a young couple was having a very hard time with their second son who is autistic. The son misbehaves and is very difficult to manage at times. What I told him was regardless of whether we are caring [...]

Health problems from the stress of being managed out at work

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When you are not liked by your boss, superiors or the management, instead of asking you to leave or offering you a severance package, what they would do is to make your life miserable so that you would resign on your own.

The person would be humiliated in meetings, being told they are not performing, and having another new junior person being promoted as their immediate boss. The trick is to make the person unable to bear the humiliation and mental torture so that that person leave on their own accord. What can you do if you suddenly find yourself in this situation?

Diseases You Can Battle with Fitness

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Through MSN, I’ve discovered an interesting site parade.com A slide that they’ve featured caught my eye because I believe it provides valuable information: 4 Diseases You Can Fight with Fitness by Michael O’Shea. 1. Heart Disease The article mentioned that regular exercise lowers blood pressure and reduce cholesterol. Heart attack can really be a silent [...]

Why am I sick with diabetes/hyperglycemia like symptoms

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Following is a health condition posted by someone: I have been sick for a while now, probably a little over a month and a half, and I thought that I may have had diabetes. Well, my blood tests (they were fasting blood tests) came back good as well as urine tests, but my symptoms really point [...]

It is true, there is no benefit in being fat or obese

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Last Saturday, after reading the article in The Star by Tee Lin Say on “No Benefit in Being Fat“- Weight Gain Simply Drags a Person Down No matter what, I had wanted to write further about that. When I went online to search for the article so that I could link back to it, I [...]

Physically there but not really there- The Smartphone frenzy

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Most of us trying to juggle to do too many tasks all at once. The wonders of multitasking: At work, we are on the phone speaking to someone and at the same time reading our emails; during lunch we are eating with our colleagues and at the same time we try to talk, play Candy [...]

What to do if you feel constant hunger/food cravings

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Years of eating fast food, coupled with a sedentary lifestyle can alter our metabolism and on how we deal with food that is ingested. If your meal consist mainly of carbohydrates- the simple carbs with high glycemic index, you can find yourself getting hungry within the next hour even though you have eaten a large [...]

Common pitfalls that is causing weight gain

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What causes most people to be overweight is because they tend eat because of stress, boredom, loneliness, sadness, or feeling powerless. During these recent year, my weight too had started to creep back. For me, my weight is always in direct correlation with my work demands. If I find work to be stressful, I would crave [...]

Younger people are getting acute heart attacks

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I chanced upon an interview did today in Astro Awani channel (in Malay language) on the heart attack amongst the younger generation. Younger people are getting heart attacks and require a heart bypass  compared to 20 years ago when mostly the patients are above 60 years old. A professor at HUKM (Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia) [...]