Managing Child Anxiety Induced by School Related Situations

With each passing year, I have come to the realization that children of today are put under enormous pressure. From academics, sports, after school activities, and simply making the right choices in friendships, our youngsters are stressed out. Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Michael Kisicki, a physician and adolescent specialists …

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Breast Cancer Screenings and Warning Signs Kaiser Permanente

What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Screenings and Warning Signs

Now that I’m over 40, I know that I need to be checked for breast cancer regularly. As shared by the CDC, most beast cancers are found in women who are 50 years or older. There are so many debates in the medical community regarding what age women should begin breast cancer screenings, and how …

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Kaiser Permanente When Is Your Child Ready To Discuss Puberty

When Is Your Child Ready To Discuss Puberty?

It is amazing how fast ten years have flown by. It seems like it was just yesterday that I delivered my kids. Now they’re approaching puberty, and I’m not quite sure I’m ready. These days, children mature faster than we did and are exposed to so much more at an early age with social media. …

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Men's Health with Kaiser Permanente

Learning About Men’s Health and Reasons They Need To Visit A Physician Regularly | @KPOCThrive #ad #ThriveAmbassador

As a wife and mom, it seems like it’s our responsibility to make sure our family is happy and healthy. I typically schedule all of the family appointments and make sure the kids are up to date on annual checkups and flu shots. However, when it comes to my husband’s health, even if he has …

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Nutrition and Weight Management Kaiser Permanente

6 Tips on Nutrition and Weight Management with Kaiser Permanente | @KPOCThrive #ThriveAmbassador #kpocthrive #ad

For the past few years, I really haven’t had any restrictions when it comes to my nutrition. I basically eat what I love. However, now I am paying the price. Weight gain, high blood pressure and the amount of money spent on clothing that fits is just ridiculous. It’s time I start focusing on nutrition …

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Discussing a woman's change of life and what to expect

Discussing A Woman’s Change of Life And What To Expect @KPOCThrive #ThriveAmbassador #kpocthrive #ad

Now that I’m in my 40’s, I have noticed so many changes with my body. Hair loss, weight gain, adult acne, dry skin in some areas and oily skin in others along with so much more. I have been wondering if these symptoms have been attributable to a woman’s change of life. I had the …

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Kaiser 3 tips for high blood pressure prevention and maintenance

3 Tips for High Blood Pressure Prevention and Maintenance | @KPOCThrive #ThriveAmbassador #kpocthrive #ad

Have you, or someone you know been diagnosed with Hypertension, otherwise known as High Blood Pressure? Described in Wikipedia, the medical term Hypertension is where the blood pressure in the body is elevated. Also known as the “Silent Disease”, high blood pressure affects between 16% through 37% of the population globally, and typically doesn’t present any symptoms. One …

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