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DeWat R Chaudhry
(309) 764-2994
616 35th Ave
Moline, IL
Specialty
Child Psychiatry

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Rip L. O'Keefe
(309) 797-2900
Southpark Psychol
Moline, IL
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Substance-Related Disorder (e.g., abuse or dependency involving drug/alcohol), Individual Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: St. Louis University
Credentialed Since: 1975-02-24

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Gary Nordick
(309) 797-2900
Southpark Psychology
Moline, IL
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Gender Issues (MenÆs/WomenÆs Issues)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Argosy University - Chicago
Credentialed Since: 2007-07-10

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Eric Ritterhoff
(309) 779-2031
4600 3rd St
Moline, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Richard A. Hutchison
(309) 797-6979
Child & Family Psychol Ctr
Moline, IL
Services
Play Therapy, Individual Psychotherapy, Problem Related to Abuse or Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child abuse), Psychological Assessment, Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder)
Ages Served
Infants (0-2 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Utah State University
Credentialed Since: 1985-07-01

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Gallagher & Rexroat LLC
(309) 764-4733
1630 5th Ave
Moline, IL
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Delores Ann McCollum
(309) 762-3931
2101 47 St
Moline, IL
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Infants (0-2 yrs.)
Languages Spoken
Sign Language
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Iowa
Credentialed Since: 1999-04-21

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Robert John Algaier
(309) 779-2031
4600 3rd St
Moline, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry

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John C. Brooke
(309) 757-9000
Psi
Moline, IL
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Psychological Assessment
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Bowling Green St U
Credentialed Since: 1982-05-10

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Al R Doyle
(309) 757-0300
111 19th Ave
Moline, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Can Stress Make You Fat?, Health and Lifestyle, 1stholistic.com, Holistic Living

By Pamela Adams D.C.

You've heard that stress can kill you--that it's a risk factor for high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes--but is it also a risk factor for obesity? Is it really fast food that has made Americans the fattest people in the world? Or is it something more insidious?

Scientists have charted the precise physiological mechanisms that convert a stressful event happening outside us into a stressful result inside us. Muscles contract to armor us against injury. Blood pressure rises, heart rate and respiration quicken to provide the energy we need to fight or flee. Digestion shuts down. Blood will clot more quickly to slow blood loss from injury. The liver releases energy in the form of glycogen, raising blood sugar.

All these processes are designed to cope with acute stress. Unfortunately, when these protective mechanisms are activated over and over again for years and years, they cause great physical harm.

Chronically contracted muscles induce chronic pain. The immune system's impaired ability to turn off inflammation leads to arthritis and other difficult to treat conditions such as fibromyalgia. Chronic high blood pressure and increased clotting cause heart attack and strokes.

Poor digestion results in faulty absorption of vital nutrition, as well as gastritis and irritable bowel syndrome. rapid shallow breathing removes too much carbon dioxide from the blood which then loses its proper acidity, causing heart palpitations, faintness and panic attacks.

Chronically increased blood sugar promotes Type II Diabetes. The release of cortisol from the adrenal glands shuts down the immune system, slowing wound healing and lowering the body's ability to fight off colds, flu and other more serious diseases.

Last but not least, cortisol (We used to call it adrenalin, remember?) fosters deposits of fat, particularly around the abdomen. Have you been dieting, or just eating right, and exercising regularly, but can't lose any weight? The stress/cortisol connection may be the reason.

Here's another reason why stress can make us fat. High starch foods, like pasta, potatoes, and bread, stimulate the production of seratonin, that wonderful hormone responsible for a happy, relaxed mood. Dairy products contain L-tryptophan, an amino acid that converts to seratonin. It's no wonder we crave those foods. They actually help us feel less anxious.

As I noted above, the stress response shuts down digestion. Conversely, digestion shuts down the stress response. Just the act of eating calms you.

So don't stress over your weight. It's normal to eat more and put on weight when you're going through stressful times. Concentrate, instead, on finding ways to relieve the stress you feel. Review your lifestyle and see what needs to change. Then turn your attention to what and how much you eat; how much or little you exercise. Working with your body instead of against it is the key to enjoying lifelong health.

(c) 2003. Pamela Adams D.C., ...

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