Posted tagged ‘symptoms’

Wellness: Asking the Right Question

November 29, 2013

640px-Iceberg_with_hole_edit[originally published in KCN, May 2012]

Imagine for a moment that you are sitting on an iceberg.  Now imagine that you are oblivious to this fact.  As you sit there you begin to notice something:  Your body is shaking and your hands and feet are turning blue.  For good reason you become very concerned, “What’s wrong with me?” you ask.

As you pursue a diagnosis for your condition, you are evaluated and prescribed medications to improve your circulation and calm your jittery nerves.  The medications seem to work at first, but you soon find that you must continue taking them for ongoing relief of your disturbing ailment.

Sound silly?  Perhaps.  But I think many of us are unknowingly sitting on “icebergs.” (more…)

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Aspirin Shortage!

February 28, 2009

[originally published in KCN, March 2009]

asprin-shortage-aspirinDon’t worry, we aren’t suffering from an aspirin inventory crisis.  No, my title for this article really has nothing to do with that.  Instead, its about a concept that is so basic — so logical — that it alludes many in our population. (more…)


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