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As a Nurse Practitioner, mom, wife, friend, sister and neighbor, people are always asking me for health advice. I love translating complicated medical information to help people navigate their way toward better health and wellness. I’ll help you find the information you need to make the best decisions for your health and the health of your family.
Here’s to better health,
Nurse Barb Dehn RN MS NP
Recovery from a traumatic brain injury is a complex process that can require months of intensive therapy, recuperation, and even learning how to accomplish everyday tasks all over again. The degree of total recovery experienced and the time involved are largely related to the type and severity of your injury. The following steps provide a good start to help you envision the road to that recovery.
1. Take Stock of Your Resources
Whether it’s benefits offered by your employer or support offered by family and friends, take stock of what and who you have to help you. In the early days following a brain energy, these resources can be invaluable to both long-term recovery and short-term comfort.
2. Seek Financial Protection
An injury lawyer can provide assistance in managing personal finances during recovery. This is especially helpful if [...]
This reminds me to add a few tips about your period and when to give your health care provider a call.
• Your daughter hasn’t had a period or shown any signs of puberty by age 14, including absence of:
- breast development
- underarm hair
- pubic hair
• There’s been a gap of greater than 3 months between periods
• Periods are occurring more frequently than every 21 days
• Periods are lasting more than 10 days
• The flow is so heavy, a tampon and/or a pad is getting soaked through in less than 1 hour, and this occurs for more than 1 day
This is a great video from Hello Flo! Click the image above or watch it on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEcZmT0fiNM