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.
What is it about functional medicine that makes it different from conventional healthcare? At PALM Health, our functional medicine approach incorporates the Five P’s: it is personalized, patient-centered, proactive, predictive, and participatory. In this webinar, Dr. Scott Jamison will focus on the proactive part of our functional medicine approach to address how our medical providers help their patients prevent chronic diseases and lifestyle-related illnesses.
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.
Did you know that most of the science on exercise has been done on premenopausal subjects? Join Dr. Cynthia Kardesch, our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician, as she explains the physical changes a woman’s body goes through during menopause and the science behind changing your dietary and exercise routines to reach your physical goals. Dr. Kardesch will discuss how incorporating integrative medicine treatments into your lifestyle and adjusting your exercise habits will help improve your quality of life as you go through menopause and beyond.
Most of us know how to recover from a stressful day: we find ways to disconnect for the evening, spend time in quiet or with loved ones, or even perhaps get outside for a walk and fresh air. Letting your mind rest and process that stress allows you to come back ready to take on the next day. Interestingly enough, this kind of recovery doesn’t only apply to environmental stressors that affect your mental state. Physiologically, your body works the same way.
Have you ever wondered how our bodies process the chemicals found in our air, on our food, and in products in our homes? What happens when we are exposed to excessive amounts of these chemicals? In our modern, industrialized society, toxins are constantly surrounding us and creating an increased burden on our bodies’ natural detoxification pathways. We may notice these effects in our bodies over time with signs like decreased energy, brain fog, sluggish digestion, skin rashes, headaches, and other potential symptoms.
Does it feel increasingly difficult to maintain your weight as you age? If so, there may be a biochemical reason the number on the scale keeps creeping up. As we age, our bodies become much more susceptible to inflammation and less resistant to hormonal and environmental fluctuations.
There are a lot of questions surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine right now. What do you need to know about it? In this live Zoom webinar, our PALM Health physicians will address when the vaccine will be available, who is eligible to receive it, how often individuals will need to be vaccinated, and other concerns.
There’s a lot of information circulating about COVID-19 right now. What do we know for certain? In this live Zoom webinar, our PALM Health physicians will address current statistics on the coronavirus, the spectrum of symptoms, medications and supplements for prevention and treatment, the status of a possible vaccination, and concerns about exposure as children head back to school.