The holiday season is synonymous with family gatherings, spreading good cheer, and of course, enjoying holiday meals together. But for many healthcare professionals, the holidays also signal increased cases of poor eating habits, and more specifically, overeating … More 3 Handy Tips To Help Patients Avoid The Temptation To Overeat This Christmas
A statement by the well-known mind/body physician, Herb Benson, M.D. says that 60-90% of all visits to the doctor’s office are due to stress. We all hear about stress, experience stress, but what exactly is stress? Most of us think of stress as the emotional conflicts we experience in our daily lives, but our emotions are just one category or one type of “event” that can cause us to experience stress. … More The Secret To Reducing Stress: Balancing Life
The face of travel health has changed exponentially in the face of the current pandemic. While traditional medicine is still utilized as a treatment for travel-related concerns, recent times have seen holistic and integrative preventative measures and treatments become increasingly popular. This shift in focus has been noted both among conventional health care practitioners as well … More Is a Healthy Immune System the New Focus of Travel Health?
An article appearing in the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience journal (SCAN) on the research study being done at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine discusses the difference in how the male and female brain responds differently when dealing with stress. The researchers and Dr.J.J.Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurology and lead … More Does Stress Affect Male and Female Brains Differently?
Prior to the early 1970’s, the majority of family units were structured as a one wage earner household where the male worked and the female stayed at home taking care of the house and family. Driven largely by social and socio-economic factors, all of that has changed. Now, the overwhelming majority of families include both … More Can Stress Lead To Weight Gain and Obesity?
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Most of us think of stress as the emotional conflicts we experience in our daily lives, but our emotions are just one category or one type of “event” that can cause us to experience stress. … More What Exactly Is Stress And Where Does It Come From?
Recently, after attending a conference, which was populated by a number of staffing agency directors, I received an insight into the latest unhealthy work issue that is getting the attention of a lot of organizations. OFBTM – Obsessive Facebook and Text Messaging while on the clock. … More Is Social Media Creating Unhealthy Work Environments?
Too many veterans today have unaddressed mental health issues; according to studies, almost a third of all service-persons who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have from a mental health condition. Left untreated, these illnesses could lead to violence, addiction, and suicide; statistics show that veterans are more than twice as likely to die by suicide compared … More What’s Keeping Veterans From Seeking The Mental Health Care They Need?
Ten years ago, Newsweek ran an article by Howard Brody, MD, PhD, author of “The Placebo Response: How You can Release Your Body’s Inner Pharmacy for Better Health.” He begins the article by telling a story of a patient who experiences “a medical miracle”. She was undergoing experimental brain surgery for her Parkinson’s disease. She … More The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality – Part One