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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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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Tips on Stress Management Kaiser Permanente

Strategies in Stress Management | @kpocthrive #kpocthrive #ThriveAmbassador #ad

At times, stress management seems almost impossible. Everyone goes through a time in their life when they feel like things are spiraling out of control. The holidays prove to be one of the most stressful times of the year; but what is stress? Stress is the physical and mental response to a perceived challenge. When an individual …

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Kaiser Permanente Tips and Treatment Options Dealing with ongoing back issues

Tips And Treatment Options Dealing With Ongoing Back Issues- Kaiser Permanente

Hundreds of people suffer from daily back issues. In 2010, my husband was in so much pain, he could barely walk or even climb into a vehicle. As a coach and a physical education teacher who lives an active lifestyle, he was at a loss to what was happening. Skeptical of medicine and doctors, he …

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Youth Sports Programs Balancing The Chaos Kaiser Permanente

Tips on Keeping Our Children Safe and Healthy While Participating in Youth Sports Programs from Kaiser Permanente

Now that Fall is in full swing, we have been quite busy with youth sports programs and dance. Our afternoon schedule is now booked with kids sports activities just like everyone else we know. After watching my son and his friends play a quick game of football in the front yard, I’ve been wondering how …

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