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.
You know your health is important, but so is the relationship you have with the person in charge of overseeing your health: your doctor. At PALM Health, your physician wants to develop a beneficial partnership with you to help you get the most out of your medical appointments. What questions should you be asking your doctor about your health? What can you do to prepare for your annual preventive visit? In this webinar, nurse practitioner Amanda Peregrin will address questions such as these and provide practical tips to help you become an empowered patient.
For many, getting a good night’s sleep can be a challenge. However, making healthy and consistent adjustments to sleep habits can help improve the quality of sleep. In this webinar, Dr. Varsha Rathod will dispel certain sleep myths, explain circadian rhythm, address the consequences of poor sleep hygiene, discuss sleep disturbances associated with COVID-19, describe treatment options, and provide tips for unlocking your best sleep. Send questions ahead of time to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We all know the importance of washing our hands and social distancing to keep our immune system healthy, but what about improving your immune health from the inside out? Our immune system is linked to our gut microbiome, so maintaining a healthy gut is crucial to preventing illness. Dr. Varsha Rathod, integrative and functional medicine physician, recommends the following recipe for Russian Root Vegetable Salad to support your gut health.
Students seeking to improve academic performance or students with ADHD can benefit from neurofeedback sessions, which help to improve focus, memory, and mental clarity. In this seminar, neurotherapist Ashley Wiegand will address how neurofeedback can help students reduce performance and test anxiety. Ashley will also elaborate on the Neurofeedback Student Package offered at PALM Health, for students seeking to improve their performance in school or manage their ADHD symptoms.
In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will discuss the many causes of a weakened immune system — such as stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and environmental toxins, among others — and how this can impact an individual’s life and general well-being. She will focus on ways to help boost immunity and improve overall health in order to prevent illness before it starts.
In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Cynthia Kardesch will discuss the science behind concussions and brain injuries, their short-term and long-term impact on the body, and a comprehensive treatment approach to concussion recovery. Contrary to prior belief, there is a lot that individuals can do to help them recover from concussions they may have experienced years before. $38 for members and their guests. Register online through our class schedule on the PALM app.
Autoimmune disease is on the rise and is second to heart disease in healthcare costs. In this Lunch and Learn, The Rising Tide of Autoimmune Disease, Dr. Varsha Rathod will help summarize the causes and upstream mechanisms of autoimmune disease, as well as what you can do to help yourself. Some thought-provoking ideas will be presented. $38 for members and their guests. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app.