Archive for June, 2012

Why Is My 12-Year Old Sucking Her Thumb?

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

It is not likely that you will be able to get your daughter to stop sucking her thumb, until and unless she sees the thumb sucking as a problem she wants to solve. (more…)

Oral Contraceptives and Hormone Replacement Therapy. Part 2

Friday, June 15th, 2012

This reactive process continues until there are no more functional eggs present in the ovaries and a woman, by definition, is menopausal. This is really a beautifully intricate system that causes a virtual roller coaster of estrogen levels. (more…)

Oral Contraceptives and Hormone Replacement Therapy. Part 1

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Some women are surprised to learn that oral contraceptives have more estrogen than standard hormone replacement with estrogen.
The lowest dose of oral contraception available contains 20 micrograms of ethinyl estradiol. (more…)

Seated Back Stretch

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Many people with desk jobs know that long periods of sitting can wreak havoc on the back. To help prevent or improve lower back problems, take time out during your workday to perform the seated back stretch. Practice this several times a day, because this exercise can be rejuvenating both physically and mentally. (more…)

Getting Organized

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Ronni Eisenberg is the mother of three children and the co-author of a series of how-to-get-organized books, including “Organize Your Home” (Hyperion, 1999, $9.95). Mothers have so much to do today, they need to get organized to get it all done, she said. Some of her principles include:
Believe that being organized works. You can have more time for the things you want to do. (more…)