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Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

It’s already evident that when cold weather comes along, hibernation mode soon follows. A recent Gallup poll confirmed that Americans steadily eat worse and exercise less during the fall and winter months – and even more so in 2011 than last. In November, only 49.8 percent of adults reported exercising for at least 30 minutes […]

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Winter got you feelin’ blue?

It’s that time of year, when twinkle lights make houses and trees sparkle, smiling snowmen stand proud on front lawns and everyone salesperson and random stranger wishes you a happy holiday — and yet, you feel anything but. For many, it’s a funk that’ll pass, and for many people it is; for others, the mood […]

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Fight Holiday Depression

For most people, the holiday season brings the promise of joy, peace and love. But for many, the season can trigger sadness, stress, or even a more serious depression. “Holiday depression is a very real problem for many people,” says psychiatrist Ryan Patel, DO, with Advocate Medical Group – Behavioral Health in Normal. Dr. Patel […]

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Diagnosing Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Mayo Clinic posted a link to a podcast where you can listen to Mayo Clinic Dr. Mark Frye explain how they diagnose SAD. Click the link below to listen: Diagnosing SAD

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National Depression Screening Day

Today is National Depression Screening Day, so it’s time for your annual depression checkup. Some people might be afraid or ashamed to go see a doctor to find out if they are depressed, but these days you can do a simple online interactive depression test that gives you instant results that can give you a […]

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