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When it comes to protein, it’s generally unquestioned that eating fish is good for your heart health. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fish such as salmon or herring are believed to lower your risk of ...

Donna Merrill commented on Mary Kyle's post Red Meat and the Heart Connection

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I have been married for 17yrs. I knew he was an alcoholic when I married him. Things have gotten so bad. When he is sober, he is the best, but I can,t forget all the name calling, the nasty things ...

Donna Merrill commented on Cheryl1955's post living with an alcoholic

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Is there a general concensus about what the temperature of a house should be? I know that advice has been given about having a home too warm or too cold but am not sure what a healthy temperature ...

Donna Merrill commented on Bargain Lover's post What's the ideal temperature of a home?

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Well, here it is again,the change of season. It is spring and my favorite time of the year. I so enjoy seeing things come to life. My tulips have pushed through the earth reaching for the sun ...

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While there are hundreds of products on the market to repair aging skin, the key to a flawless face is preventing the damage in the first place. Women in the United States spend millions of ...

Donna Merrill commented on mariasmith76's post 3 Easy Ways to Prevent Aging Skin

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I am always surprised when I see “healthy” people turning to diet soft drinks for thirst, or even as a guilty (and sometimes not-so-guilty) pleasure. Although there is a lot of conflicting ...

Donna Merrill commented on Danielle Serrano's post Staying Healthy With Diet Soda? Think Again

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Now before we say "WHAT positive attributes of menopause?" there ARE some! No periods, no fear of pregnancy, great sexual maturity and so on. Share some of yours with us!

Donna Merrill commented on Susan Cody's post Let's Look at the Positive Attributes of Menopause!

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My cholesterol numbers are high. I don't want to be on statins. I have made life changes in diet and exercise. My doctor told me that Red Rice Yeast will lower my cholesterol. When Googled ...

Donna Merrill commented on Donna Merrill's post Does anyone know about the effects of Red Rice Yeast for Cholesterol?

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Donna Merrill commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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Now before we say "WHAT positive attributes of menopause?" there ARE some! No periods, no fear of pregnancy, great sexual maturity and so on. Share some of yours with us!

Donna Merrill commented on Susan Cody's post Let's Look at the Positive Attributes of Menopause!

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Donna Merrill commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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My cholesterol numbers are high. I don't want to be on statins. I have made life changes in diet and exercise. My doctor told me that Red Rice Yeast will lower my cholesterol. When Googled ...

Does anyone know about the effects of Red Rice Yeast for Cholesterol?

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Donna Merrill commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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“But, I don’t have time to eat right,” is probably the most common response I hear when I talk to people about eating heart-healthy. For some of us, changing our diet to one that’s more ...

Donna Merrill commented on Mary Kyle's post Tools to Make Eating Heart-Healthy Easy

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Now before we say "WHAT positive attributes of menopause?" there ARE some! No periods, no fear of pregnancy, great sexual maturity and so on. Share some of yours with us!

Donna Merrill commented on Susan Cody's post Let's Look at the Positive Attributes of Menopause!

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These are challenging times for many of us, and I’ve identified a way that we make it even worse for ourselves: the “Poverty Mentality.” A poverty mentality comes into play in two different ways. ...

Donna Merrill commented on Dave Balch's post Avoid the Poverty Mentality

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I am always surprised when I see “healthy” people turning to diet soft drinks for thirst, or even as a guilty (and sometimes not-so-guilty) pleasure. Although there is a lot of conflicting ...

Donna Merrill commented on Danielle Serrano's post Staying Healthy With Diet Soda? Think Again

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I absolutely love the way the media portrays "older" women these days. More and more you see movies with great roles for actresses who’ve long since left their 20s smoking behind in the dust. ...

Donna Merrill commented on Mary Kyle's post The Secret to a Healthy Heart

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Women can be high maintenance. We know it’s true. But, men can be complicated. That we know as well. Most of the time, we know our guy loves us, but sometimes we just need to hear him say ...

Donna Merrill commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post Weird Ways Guys Say I Love You

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Let me start by saying that when you have gotten divorced, your children fill an important need. The need to be needed. Today, when talking to my son about how he wanted to celebrate his ...

Donna Merrill commented on Christia's post Changing From Parenthood to True Singlehood

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Let me start by saying that when you have gotten divorced, your children fill an important need. The need to be needed. Today, when talking to my son about how he wanted to celebrate his ...

Donna Merrill commented on Christia's post Changing From Parenthood to True Singlehood

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I’ll be honest; I had to do a lot of research before sitting down to write this article. I have only come into contact with one uncircumcised penis during my short stint as a single adult woman, ...

Donna Merrill commented on Shaina Gaul's post Sex with an Uncircumcised Man

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Let me start by saying that when you have gotten divorced, your children fill an important need. The need to be needed. Today, when talking to my son about how he wanted to celebrate his ...

Donna Merrill commented on Christia's post Changing From Parenthood to True Singlehood

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Today, thanks to the Internet and more clinical trials being conducted by independent community-based physicians, it is easier than ever before to find a trial that fits your needs. Numerous ...

Donna Merrill commented on Lynette Summerill's post Finding Clinical Trials in Your Own Backyard

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When it comes to preventing heart disease, lifestyle changes are some of the most powerful weapons you have at your disposal for combating heart disease. You may not be able to change heart ...

Donna Merrill commented on Mary Kyle's post Taking Time for Mama: Getting Heart Healthy with Lifestyle Changes

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I guess I have been depress all through my life but wasn't diagnosed until a few years ago. The depression was so overwhelming that I couldn't leave my bed. I have been through tons of therapy ...

Donna Merrill commented on Anonymous' post Depression: The therapy that worked for me

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Millions of people consume mega-doses of fish oil everyday. There is a very strong belief among the public that this food supplement is the “Holy Grail.” The exact number of people who buy fish ...

Donna Merrill commented on Shamir Benji's post Not all Fish Oil Supplements are Equal