Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC

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  • Wellesley Hills, MA

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Why is feedback in relationships important?

    It’s a fact -- lack of effective communication is a leading cause of divorce, the breakdown of relationships between parents and children, as well as between employees and their employers. There is no doubt that communication in all types of relationships can make or break them, but changing how...Read More
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    How does metabolism influence weight loss?

    Metabolism is the rate at which our body utilizes our nutrition. While there are many factors that influence our metabolism (hormone levels, enzyme secretion, chronic disease conditions, medications, stress, activity level and sleep patterns). The rate of metabolism directly effects caloric need...Read More
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Is habitual anger unhealthy?

    The way we feel -- especially being hurt or angry can have very negative effects on other parts of our physical body and on our emotions. When we are experiencing internalized anger, our nervous and hormone systems react, creating harmful side effects, both physically and mentally, and this can lead to...Read More
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education
    Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC has posted a blog entry:
    It is not a coincidence that happy couples share many of the same behavioral patterns. Often we think that being happy means we have fun sharing the...Full Post
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Can holding in anger cause health problems?

    A Russian medical proverb states: "Feelings that have no vent in words, may make other organs weep." This means that the way we feel - especially being sad, feeling hurt or angry can have very negative effects on other parts of our physical body and on our emotional. When we hold in anger, through our marvelous...Read More
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Is habitual anger unhealthy?

    The way we feel -- especially being hurt or angry can have very negative effects on other parts of our physical body and on our emotions. When we are experiencing internalized anger, our nervous and hormone systems react, creating harmful side effects, both physically and mentally, and this can lead to...Read More
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    What is nonverbal communication?

    Albert Merhabien, the famed communication researcher, stated that non-verbal communication makes up almost 93% of all the "messages" we receive from other individuals. Others suggest that it is actually more like 60-70% of non-verbal communication that lets us know what others are really feeling.

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Why is listening important?

    Listening to another person lets them know that you value what they have to say, what they think or feel. All people want to be listened to and sometimes it the only thing they really want from us. The most precious gift we can give to another person is our full attention - looking at them and si

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Can some illnesses cause obesity?

    There are a number of conditions that can cause or greatly contribute to obesity. Various thyroid diseases can cause a change in cellular metabolism that leads to obesity. Metabolic Syndrome, which is an insulin and cortisol hormone-related condition, can also cause the manifestation of obesity,

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    What is relationship mindfulness?

    It’s a fact—lack of effective communication (or the lack of MINDFUL COMMUNICATION) is a leading cause of divorce, the breakdown of relationships between parents and children, as well as between employees and their employers. There is no doubt that communication in all types of relationships can make

    ...Read More
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    What does loneliness actually mean?

    The term, according to the on-line Free Dictionary is as follows:

    lone·ly (lnl)

    adj. lone·li·er, lone·li·est 1. a. Without companions; lone. b. Characterized by aloneness; solitary. 2. Unfrequented by people; desolate: a lonely crossroads.

    The implication of loneliness is that we are "not with others" or that we are

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    How do loneliness and isolation affect our health?

    Abraham Maslow, MD, PhD, ranked belonging as the most important necessity to our survival after food, water, shelter and our immediate safety was taken care of. Relationships, or the belonging component of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs, is also the most difficult imperative that most of us ex

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Does pet therapy help treat loneliness in the elderly?

    In numerous studies, loneliness (especially in the elderly) has been shown to have a significant impact on an individual's health and wellness in addition to their feeling valued or loved. Relationships with pets has increased dramatically over the last 10 years in the U.S. Pets can eliminate the sense of being &quo

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  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education
    Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC has posted a blog entry:
    While it is generally difficult for large numbers of American to agree on the same issue, it seems when it comes to pets and the value we place on...Full Post
  • Dr. Georgianna Donadio, PhD,MS,DC - Wellesley Hills, MA - Health Education

    Why am I always hungry?

    Hunger is a natural response by the body when it has used up the caloric intake from our last meal and we need to replenish. When we are in a constant state of hunger, or hungry very shortly after our last meal, this can signal a health problem such as hormonal imbalance or other either genetic or...Read More