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7 Tips for Talking to Children About the School Shooting

Susan Stiffelman by Susan Stiffelman | December 17th, 2012 | No Comments
topic: Family Health, Health & Wellness, Personal Growth, Relationships | tags: afraid to go to school, aggression, anxiety, appetite, campus, children, comfort, Connecticut, conversation, emotions, fear, feelings, guns, kids, mood swings, news coverage, parenting advice, parents, Sandy Hook, school shooting, security, sleep, stress, students, support, talking to kids, tips, tragedy, traumatized, violence

School Shooting

What can you say when there are no words?

We are all still reeling in the aftermath of the school shootings in Connecticut last Friday. I, for one, feel leveled and heartbroken. It is impossible to imagine the impact on the families who lost children, those whose children were spared but so profoundly traumatized, and the rest of us who bear witness from afar to the unthinkable.

Here, in the interest of offering at least a few words of comfort, is some guidance on how to talk to your children in the wake of this tragedy.

5 Natural Tips to Take the Syndrome Out of PMS

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | August 11th, 2010 | 4 Comments
topic: Health & Wellness | tags: diet, drug-free, environmental toxins, exercise, mood swings, PMS, prementral syndrome, stress

young woman in pain

The majority of American women suffer from headaches, mood swings, bloating and other problems that threaten their relationships, work life and well-being. Most unwillingly accept these discomforts as normal. But it doesn’t have to be this way …

Too Much Insulin? How to Reset Your Metabolism

Mark Hyman, M.D. by Mark Hyman, M.D. | August 25th, 2009 | 12 Comments
topic: Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: exercise, hormonal problems, hormones, insulin, insulin resistance, insulin response test, metabolism, mood swings, nutrition, stress management, too much insulin


Are your hormones out of balance? Does your life feel like a song played badly out of tune? If so, the problem may have to do with imbalances in your hormones, which are wreaking havoc on your body and mind.

Today I want to focus on the most common — and therefore the most problematic — of hormonal problems in Americans today: too much insulin.