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Health and Wellness information and resources for individuals 40 plus.

What is Medical Gaslighting and how to prevent it?

Published by Shemika Mitchell RN, MSN, AGNP-C on
Medical gaslighting refers to a situation in which a healthcare provider dismisses or invalidates a patient’s symptoms, concerns, or experiences, making the patient feel as though their health issues are not real or not as serious as they believe. It involves undermining a patient’s trust in thei... Read More

Water, what’s important about it?

Published by Shemika Mitchell RN, MSN, AGNP-C on
Did you know that water was an essential nutrient? It’s essential because our bodies need it to function properly, but our bodies do not produce water, we have to replenish it, by drinking it daily. Most people take water for granted, it’s not interesting, it has no taste, and it doesn’t seem to ... Read More

The Importance of Our Blood Cell Health

Published by Shemika Mitchell RN, MSN, AGNP-C on
If you want to improve your energy, protect against disease and illness or slow down the clock when it comes to aging; then understanding how your cells work and supporting their function should be your priority. This way you’ll be getting to the very root of your biology and improving your vital... Read More

Staying Healthy & Well during the Holidays

Published by Shemika Mitchell RN, MSN, AGNP-C on
The holiday season has always been my favorite time of year for several reasons. The week of Thanksgiving until January 2nd, use to give me an excuse to pig out. During this time there is a spirit of giving in the air, and I am a nurse so during the entire Holiday season from Thanksgiving week un... Read More