Nancy Adler-Jones, MSW

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The Importance of Friends

Increasingly research shows that friendship is important to our health.  This article extends the common idea of friendship as support and sharing of day to day activities to include the importance of strengthening the bonds of friendship by talking about the relationship itself.

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Wed, October 18 2017 » Health, Relatioinships, Stress » Comments Off on The Importance of Friends

Illusive Sleep

Many of my clients have difficulty sleeping.  These days, the bed is used for many functions and has lost it’s meaning as the place for sleep.  This article gives helpful suggestions to restore restful and satisfying sleep. I love this article because it summarizes in two pages what 300 page books try to say.

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Sat, January 7 2017 » Health, Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Illusive Sleep

Bladder Liberation

I enjoy finding and sharing new information about medical issues that may be present for my clients.  I appreciate that this physical therapist was able to question the traditional treatment approach she had been using and move forward with something less known but more effective.  Click here to read the article.

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Thu, February 12 2015 » Health » Comments Off on Bladder Liberation

Concussions

I have found the effects of concussions wide ranging and a bit mysterious.  This Scientific American Mind article suggests that there is a hormonal explanation.  I hope a clinical application can be developed soon

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Thu, June 19 2014 » Health » Comments Off on Concussions

Your Hidden Sense of Touch

Very new research suggests that pain conditions such as migraines and fibromyalgia may be related to recently discovered sensory nerves in the blood vessels and glands.  Stay tuned for future clinical applications.  For more information, click here.

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Mon, May 30 2011 » Health » Comments Off on Your Hidden Sense of Touch

Cancer and Emotions

The idea that a positive attitude can help cure cancer frequently makes people feel guilty.  This article proposes the other point of view – that emotions do not necessarily affect the survival outcomes for people with this illness.

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Sat, December 25 2010 » Health » Comments Off on Cancer and Emotions