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Vickirackner

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Date registered: February 1, 2012

Latest posts

  1. How to Persuade Loved Ones To Take Pain Medication — July 23, 2011
  2. Do Sweat the Heat. Dehydration is Big Stuff — July 18, 2011
  3. Chronic Pain in the News — July 10, 2011
  4. The Boomer Brain: A Magnificent Mind — June 29, 2011
  5. How To Say No–Nicely — May 23, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. Why Is Pain Worse At Night? — 6 comments
  2. Find The Courage To Receive — 1 comment

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Jul
23

How to Persuade Loved Ones To Take Pain Medication

Conversations about pain medication–especially opioids– elicit strong emotions. Here are 7 conversation starters if you think your loved one should take more pain medication.

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Jul
18

Do Sweat the Heat. Dehydration is Big Stuff

Here’s something to remember on lazy summer days. Drink up!

Your body’s fluid reserves work just like your checking account. You stay in balance by putting in the same amount you take out. When it’s hot or it’s humid or you’re exercising, your body cools itself by sweating. Sweating results in a withdrawal from your body’s water reserves so you need to drink more to stay in water balance and avoid dehydration.

Permanent link to this article: http://medicalbridges.com/do-sweat-the-heat-dehydration-is-big-stuff/

Jul
10

Chronic Pain in the News

Chronic pain is in the news. As well it should be. Chronic pain afflicts more people than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. Pain specialists consider chronic pain as more than an unpleasnat symptom. It can become a disease in its own right.

Permanent link to this article: http://medicalbridges.com/chronic-pain-in-the-news/

Jun
29

The Boomer Brain: A Magnificent Mind

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Brains, like fine wines, get better with age. Here are three qualities of maturing minds:

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May
23

How To Say No–Nicely

What do you say when someone asks for your time or your energy or your attention that you don’t have to give? Learning how to graciously decline a request helps you stay in the long caregiving marathon.

Permanent link to this article: http://medicalbridges.com/how-to-say-no-nicely/

Apr
05

The Connection Prescription

What if you heard about a medical intervention that could make you smarter, retard memory loss and brighten your mood? It sounds too good to be true, but growing numbers of clinical studies show that friendship keeps you young. I call it the “connection prescription” and as a physician I recommend regular doses

Permanent link to this article: http://medicalbridges.com/the-connection-prescription/

Mar
01

Find The Courage To Receive

The willingness to receive a gift can be like putting in a gallon of gas in the car and going another 100 miles. All you have to do is be willing to say yes to the gifts that come your way.

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Feb
26

What To Say To a Person Who’s Dying

Most people are ill prepared for conversations that follow a dire diagnosis. The fear of saying the wrong thing pulls against the desire to reach out and help. Many people make what they believe is the safe choice, and keep their distance; in reality, isolation makes things worse. Here are some safe ways to reach out to a person with a progressive illness, when words really count.

Permanent link to this article: http://medicalbridges.com/what-to-say-to-a-person-whos-dying/

Jan
27

Pain Stompers Teleseminar Replay

Want some ideas about how to respond to a loved one in pain? Click here for the Pain Stompers teleseminar replay.

Permanent link to this article: http://medicalbridges.com/pain-stompers-teleseminar-replay/

Dec
19

A Holiday Gift for Yourself: Freedom from Regrets

Regrets hurt. I offer a hopeful message: you can heal the pain of regrets.

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