Welcome to the PALM Health Blog! Here we share provider insights, articles, and tips on how to maintain and sustain total well-being. If you would like us to address a particular topic, please contact us.
“New year, new me!” You’ve probably heard this optimistic phrase, and probably even used it at some point. It’s that time of year when many people are aiming for a fresh start, making New Year’s resolutions, and setting goals for the year. Do you want to eat healthier? Exercise more? Start meditating? Improve your relationships?
Did you know that over half of the adult population has been diagnosed with at least one chronic health condition? Heart disease, diabetes, hypothyroidism, and arthritis are all common forms of chronic illness that you may be familiar with, or even have experienced yourself.
Did you know that your skin loses more than 25% of its ability to hold moisture in the wintertime? As the colder weather creeps in, the air becomes drier and actually pulls moisture from your skin. Not only that, but your heaters and fireplaces also have a dehydrating and drying effect. Take a look at these five tips from PALM Health’s lead esthetician, Tommy Tenholder, on how to adjust your skincare routine during the colder months.
Going to the doctor can be a bit nerve-wracking sometimes. Whether you’re going for a specific issue or symptom, or just having your annual checkup, it’s important to feel ready and to know how to communicate efficiently with your doctor to ensure a productive visit. Consider these five tips on how to best prepare for your next appointment.
When was the last time you were truly bored? What did you do when you felt that way? Like most people, maybe you picked up your phone, or turned on the TV. Now think about what you did as a child when you were bored for a prolonged period of time. You played pretend, went outside and made up games, or created something. After moving past the initial discomfort that comes with boredom, you unlocked your purest form of imagination and creativity.
Do you ever find yourself lying awake in bed, unable to fall asleep? Or maybe you wake up multiple times throughout the night? Operating on little sleep can be frustrating and challenging. The good news is, there are plenty of things you can try at home to get your sleep schedule back on track. Sarah Bird, Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner at PALM Health, has some helpful tips for you to reap the benefits of a good night’s rest.