It’s a Virtual World: The Impact of Telemedicine

 

What is virtual healthcare? To put it simply, it is healthcare that is conducted remotely between clinicians and patients via various types of technology. This has been termed “telemedicine” and...

Self-Image and Wellness

What is self-image? It is a set of ideas that you have about your own qualities and abilities. It’s a mirror of our personal view and mental picture of ourselves, whether real or perceived. The idea...

Advanced Cardiovascular Testing for Risk Factor Identification

Reducing cardiovascular risk is an important piece of overall health. The common ways to reduce this risk is to maintain a normal lipid panel, fasting glucose level, and A1c level. In addition,...

Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress Reduction

Anxiety can be multifactorial in its origin. Genetic predisposition, neurochemical imbalance and stress (emotional or  physical) can further unmask or contribute to this expression of anxiety. A...

Antibiotic Use in Women Associated with an Increase in Cardiovascular and Stroke Risk

A study that included nearly 36,500 women was published in the European Heart Journal in April 2019. It found that women aged 60 or older who took antibiotics for two months or more had the greatest...

Wired and Tired - How Technology Affects Our Sleep (And Brain!)

What is actually happening to our brains as we sift through dozens of emails, text messages, online articles, catch up on some online shopping or playing video games on our cellphones or devices...