Exercising is not just for keeping yourself physically fit. It can keep you mentally healthy as well. Research has proven that exercises such as running, cycling, walking, swimming, dancing and even gardening (yes, digging holes and carrying bags of dirt is a workout, too) reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression.
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The Emerging Field of Regenerative Medicine by Dr. Ian White
Regenerative medicine is the fastest growing and most dynamic field to evolve out of the contemporary allopathic method of medicine. The current trajectory of medical evolution is unprecedented in our history and regenerative medicine is the driving influence guiding our advancements. But what is regenerative medicine?
Serving a Prison Population: An Interview with Dr. John S. Hodges, MD
Providing healthcare services in prison is challenging in ways most doctors never encounter. But the successes of doctors who pursue this practice are gratifying.
Understanding R&D Tax Credits with Dentist-Attorney Benjamin Dyches
Dr. Benjamin Dyches, a dentist turned lawyer with a unique perspective on law, shared his expertise on research and development R&D tax credits.
Lipid Markers Can Predict Cardiovascular Events 20 Years before they Occur
But what if there was a way to predict the risk of a cardiovascular event 20 years before it occurred? According to promising research, it turns out that lipid markers may help do just that.
Empowering Cancer Patients: Exploring Integrative Oncology with Dr. Heidi Rula, MD
With Dr. Rula as our guide, let’s explore integrative oncology—what it is and how it benefits cancer patients.
The Human Side of Plastic Surgery: Addressing the Vanity Stigma with Dr. Karan Dhir
In this article, award-winning board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Karan Dhir will share his perspective on the human side of plastic surgery. Dr. Dhir is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in facial, nasal and neck surgery. He notes that plastic surgery should not be viewed as a vanity procedure but rather to address physical needs and health issues.
Spring Is in the Air! So Is Pollen: An Interview with Dr. Priya Bansal, MD
Dr. Bansal practices at her Asthma and Allergy Wellness Center in St. Charles, Illinois. An accomplished physician, she was recently elected to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology board of directors. She is also on the faculty of Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.
The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos
Dr. Sónia Santos is a pediatric dentist in Lisbon, Portugal. With 20 years of professional experience, she has found a delightful way to ease children’s anxiety.
“I want to help children overcome their fear of the dentist, so in my storybook, I transform the scary dental instruments into animals,” Dr. Santos explained.
With the obstacle of fear out of the way, dental visits can be pleasant, and children are open to learning good dental habits and experiencing good health.
Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady
Women are incredible, powerful and strong creatures. They could run the world if they wanted to. Yet, why is it that women are always underserved and unheard? Dr. Mona Orady grew to be very familiar with this topic after listening to her mother’s circle of friends vent about their struggles as women in society. She would often hear the grown-ups complain about not getting the proper healthcare, and how they would feel uncomfortable about being treated by male doctors.
How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress
Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.
The Olfactory System Is Our Body’s Natural Warning System
A recent study carried out by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet indicates that the olfactory system is much more: the body’s innate warning system.
Profile Spotlight: Dr. Carl Hess
About Dr. Carl Hess Dr. Carl Hess has 30+ years of experience in pain management and associated syndromes. Dr. Hess is a board-certified member of...
A Biographical Sketch: An Interview with Dr. Jon Roxarzade
Flipping the last page of the 2020 calendar made us realize how challenging the past year was, with its uncertainty and grim look towards the...
Doctor-Patient Relationships and the Practice of Neurology: An Interview with Dr. Andrea Abousamra
Dr. Abousamra is a neurologist at the Michigan Institute for Neurologic Disorders (MIND), where her work focuses on headaches, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia. MIND is a premier provider of neurological care for diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system.
Holistic Healing through Complementary Medicine: An Interview with Dr. John P. Salerno, DO
Dr. John P. Salerno, DO, is an innovator in the practice of complementary medicine. In his practice, the Salerno Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City, he provides his patients with holistic therapies and techniques that, along with their traditional medical treatments, speed their recovery. His medical approach treats the whole person—mind, body and spirit—not just a list of symptoms.
Worth 1,000 Words: The Art of Aesthetic Medicine with Dr. Barry DiBernardo, MD
“Everyone wanted to be retouched. Adults didn’t want to look the way they looked. I became interested in how people wanted to be changed,” Dr. DiBernardo explained. In about 1,000 words, we’re going to create for you a picture of Dr. DiBernardo and how he unites science and art through his medical aesthetics practice.