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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

THE STRESS OF LIFE - A Healthy Day

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"The Stress of Life" is a perennial bestseller by Hans Selye, written in 1956. Selye almost single-handedly introduced the notion of stress into the worldwide consciousness. By doing so, Selye changed the way we think about ourselves, our values, and how we conduct our lives.

As Selye observed, stress is a double-edged sword.Many types of stress are good for people, both physiologically and personally. For example, Wolff's law states that bone will remodel (build more bone) along lines of...

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HAVING “THE TALK”

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Many of us are in the "Sandwich Generation", so I had to chuckle to myself as I typed this title. This could have a couple of different meanings for all of us, but what I'm referring to today is having the difficult discussion with our elderly parents about things such as end of life planning, giving up their car keys, moving to assisted living, appointing a power of attorney and other important decisions.

I had a client who was driving to a doctor's appointment in New Haven, and ended up at...

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MOSQUITOES CAPABLE OF CARRYING DISEASE FOUND RIGHT HERE AT HOME

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Just because the chikungunya virus is not yet prevalent in the United States doesn't mean residents should worry less about mosquitoes.

Mosquitoes in Indiana can carry a variety of diseases, such as West Nile virus, St. Louis and Lacrosse encephalitis. People who are bitten and become infected with these diseases can experience symptoms such as headache, fever, dizziness, fatigue and rash.

While most people will recover fairly quickly, others may be susceptible to a more serious course of...

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ORTHODONTIC BRACES - Ask The Expert

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WILL MY CHILD HAVE TO HAVE BRACES TWICE?
One of the good things about the advances in orthodontics is that now we can use orthopedics to address certain growth problems with the bones and jaws early on in a child's life.

When necessary, early treatment addresses bite and jaw issues before the adult teeth come in. In these cases, the first phase of orthopedic treatment usually ends before the adult teeth erupt. When that happens, it is usually necessary for the child to have a second phase of...

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DEMENTIA AND THE EVERY DAY REALITY FOR CAREGIVERS

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Hello, again! I'd like to begin by telling you a little about myself. I'm a wife, mother to a beautiful 18-year-old daughter, step-mother, step-grandmother, and am very blessed to be "Mimi" to two beautiful little girls that I nanny two days each week. I would love to hear from you, my readers! Please feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. I look forward to hearing from you...

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HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO PROTECT AGAINST TICKS

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As Hoosiers continue to take advantage of the warm weather by spending more time outdoors, State Health officials urge Hoosiers to be aware and protect themselves from ticks.

Ticks are small, insect-like creatures that are often found in naturally vegetated areas or woodlands throughout Indiana. Ticks can transmit illnesses, such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Last year, Indiana confirmed 101 cases of Lyme disease, two cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and 22 cases of...

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