What are Range of Motion Tests?

Range of motion tests are for doctors to analyze how much motion you have in a particular area. They oftentimes expose injury or the lack thereof. It is important to test your range of motion to see if there are possible things to improve upon. Range of motion tests are not strenuous, and should be treated as an overall health … Read More

What are Kegels and Why are They Important?

Kegel exercises (pelvic floor exercises) are done to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. Your pelvic floor muscles are the set of muscles you use to stop the flow of urine mid-stream when you are sitting on the toilet. Strengthening these muscles helps you prevent urine leakage, prevent accidentally passing gas or poop and can even improve your orgasm. Finding your … Read More

Urgent Care Vs. Telemedicine

Have you ever sat in the waiting room of an urgent care just feeling absolutely terrible? Now there is an easier to visit your healthcare provider and skip the uncomfortable waiting rooms! The downside to telemedicine is the fact the doctor will not be physically present to assess your symptoms. This can lead to a misdiagnosis and even a wrong … Read More

Understanding and Coping with Addiction

Help for Those Suffering with Addiction Addiction can strike anyone.  Struggles with addiction can manifest even more intensely during periods of depression or anxiety.  Some common warning signs of addiction:  irregular use of medications, lack of desire for normal activities and isolation from others. If you think that you or someone you know might be addicted to medications, talk to … Read More

Tips for Living With PTSD

Living with PTSD is very difficult and it is mandatory that when dealing with it you have a support system either with you or around you. It is very normal to want to be withdrawn or even isolated due to the events that caused this terrible happening. Do your best to spend time with people you love or people you … Read More

Tips for Living With Sleep Apnea

Living with sleep apnea can be a nightmare. Day after day the headaches return with the daytime sleepiness, and the utter feeling of exhaustion. These are just some of the symptoms of sleep apnea. Others include poor mood, snoring, dry mouth, weight gain, and even depression. While a CPAP machine can drastically improve the quality of your sleep and therefore … Read More

Tips for Mental Health Cleansing

Mental Health is an issue that has long been overlooked. With the recent events in COVID-19 and all the political and societal unrest that has been occurring mental health is crucial to sustaining a healthy lifestyle. Sleep is really important for our physical and mental health. Sleep helps to regulate the chemicals in our brain that transmit information. These chemicals … Read More

Tips for Surviving Daylight Savings Time

Turning the clock forward or back for Daylight Saving Time is always hard. Losing an hour in the spring can leave you groggy for weeks while the extra hour in the fall can feel like a windfall – but can disrupt your sleep, nonetheless. Follow these tips to get through time change sleep disruption so that when morning comes, you’re … Read More

How to Cope with Tinnitus

Tinnitus is an annoying ringing or buzzing in the ears. It is very difficult for people who suffer from this to cope on a day-to-day basis. Avoid stress as much as possible, avoid stimulants including coffee, alcohol, and nicotine to help cope with some of the symptoms. Tinnitus is easily dealt with during the day as our society nowadays is … Read More

How to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Along with normal health concerns, we have to deal with COVID-19 as well. We will be covering some tips and tricks to stay healthy and safe this holiday season. The obvious ones being washing your hands regularly, avoid touching your face, do not share drinks or food, and taking Vitamin C. Along with safety tips regarding COVID, it is generally … Read More