Category : Wellness

Why 3D Mammograms Are Essential for Women Over 40

Experts say three-dimensional images provide a clearer diagnosis, especially for women with dense breast tissue. For women with an average risk of breast cancer, mammograms beginning at age 40 are recommended by many medical professionals. The American Society of Breast…

0 Comments / 41 View / October 1, 2019

How to Cope When a Loved One Dies from Suicide

Ashley McSweeney will never forget the day. She was a junior in high school when she received notice to report to the guidance counselor’s office. When she arrived at the office, her father was there with the counselor. Her father…

0 Comments / 50 View / September 1, 2019

Stiff Joints Stealing Your Joy? What You Can Do about Osteoarthritis …

By K. LEIGH WISOTZKEY “I used to, but I just can’t do it anymore…” Sound familiar?  It’s a statement heard from people everywhere, whether they’re talking about dancing, crafting, working, or taking long, peaceful walks. Stiff, painful joints, especially in…

0 Comments / 26 View / August 27, 2019

Migraine and Women in the Workplace

How to balance migraine and a successful career Migraine is a disease that affects about a billion people worldwide and is three times more common in women. Of the more than 37 million Americans who are living with migraine, 28…

0 Comments / 123 View / August 1, 2019

More Men Inquiring about Their Testosterone Levels

You may have seen the television commercials that tell men they may have low testosterone, or low T, if they are feeling tired or have a low sex drive.  As a result of this aggressive, direct-to-consumer television advertising, more men…

0 Comments / 47 View / June 1, 2019

Compounding Medications Making a Comeback

We frequently hear today about personalized practice of medicine. There are a few different definitions, but a general one might be: a medical model that separates people into different groups — with medical decisions, practices, interventions, and/or products tailored to…

0 Comments / 26 View / June 1, 2019

Ounce of Prevention Worthwhile in Lyme Disease

Tina Prins is both a Lyme disease victim and an advocate. On July 1, 2013, she pulled off a tick and got symptoms within hours. Urgent care gave her 10 days of doxycycline, the typical antibiotic for Lyme disease. Prins…

0 Comments / 74 View / March 1, 2019

Stress and the Female Brain—Females Feel the Effects of Stress More than Men

According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association on Stress in America/Stress and Gender, women are more likely than men to report having a great deal of stress (28 vs. 20 percent, citing a stress level of eight,…

0 Comments / 133 View / January 1, 2019

A Big Chill

The first time you step into a cryotherapy chamber can be quite unnerving, knowing that soon your entire body will be surrounded by extremely cold air that can go as low as -240 degrees. But the anxiety of the unknown…

0 Comments / 195 View / December 1, 2018

4 Reasons Bosses Should Encourage Meditation at Work

The co-worker two cubicles down who appears to be nodding off may not be indulging an afternoon nap after all. Instead, he or she could be in a state of meditation, and the bosses are likely happy about that, or…

0 Comments / 511 View / December 1, 2018