How we see ourselves shapes who we are, what we believe and what we see is our place in the world. Mental images fuel these perceptions every minute of the day. That’s why making sure they remain hopeful, positive, and uplifting is so critical to feeling well mentally and physically. What we tell ourselves throughout… Continue reading Guided Imagery Can Help Decrease Pain
Too often I hear patients claim they are too old, in too much pain, or have too many ailments to exercise or enjoy an active lifestyle. There’s no question as we age we aren’t the spring chickens we used to be in our youth. But we can still accomplish great things if we take the… Continue reading It’s Never Too Late
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among American adults, with the CDC sharing that one person dies from heart disease roughly every 36 seconds. More than 82.6 million men and women in the U.S. have some sort of cardiovascular disease (e.g. stroke, coronary heart disease, hypertension, congestive heart failure). A new study found… Continue reading An Avocado A Week Helps Keep Your Heart At Its Peak
For the past several months, Covid-19 cases in the United States have waned, giving many the impression that the pandemic has come to its end. Now, cases have started to increase, alarming health officials as the general public shows Covid-19 fatigue- exhaustion from talking, reading, and hearing about Covid-19, as well as adhering to preventative… Continue reading When Will Covid-19 Become Endemic?
For those of us in pain, nothing is worse than hearing our provider say the dreaded words, “There’s nothing more we can do for you.” But as I’ve shared, there are significant ways pain can be managed that aren’t medically oriented- exercise, meditation, massage, and hypnosis. Guided imagery is another option. The theory is it acts… Continue reading Guided Imagery