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.
Ready to reset, work on your longevity, or lose weight? We invite you to participate in our ProLon® Challenge, a group wellness tournament to help boost metabolism and improve cellular health. This month, you’ll receive a complimentary recipe book after the challenge to help you maintain your success with the diet and continue seeing results. The challenge includes a 5-day Fasting Mimicking Diet meal kit ($250 value), a digital book of recipes for maintaining a longevity diet post-challenge, email encouragement throughout the week for motivation and accountability, and the chance to win a 75-minute Lymphatic Restorative Massage ($160 value).
In chaotic and turbulent times like these, it can be difficult to keep your bearings. This webinar with Dr. Kevin Cloninger, Director of Well-Being Coaching at PALM Health, will explore the importance of silence for well-being and discuss how to overcome the obstacles to taking time for yourself in the agitation of modern life.
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.
Well-being is about having the inner resources to meet stress while being in the midst of it. PALM Health is pleased to offer virtual educational workshops to help individuals increase well-being and resilience to stress. Know Yourself Workshops are designed to help you improve your overall well-being and awareness. In this workshop, participants are introduced to the groundbreaking Know Yourself DVD curriculum, which offers tools, concepts and self-reflection exercises to help foster calmness, self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and mind-body health. The workshop takes place over three consecutive weeks, with a 90-minute virtual meeting each week. Each week the Anthropedia Certified Instructor leads workshop participants through the content, offering additional material and reflective exercises to enhance learning.
All PALM members ages 40 and older and their guests are invited to schedule a mammography screening with the Siteman Cancer Center Mammography Van, which will be parked in the PALM Health parking lot on October 5. The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine offers mammograms at no cost to those who qualify. Funding is provided by Susan G. Komen® Missouri. The Mammography Van follows all CDC safety precautions regarding COVID-19 to ensure members stay safe.
If you feel stiff and unstable in your daily activities, if you work out frequently but would like to expand your range of motion, or if you are completely brand-new to exercise, this sequence of stretching poses is for you. In this webinar, personal trainer Cindy Vickers takes you through a series of yoga-like exercises you can do with a hard back chair to help you stretch your body, strengthen your muscles, and develop increased flexibility and stability.
Ever wonder why meditation retreats are often found in the mountains or deep in the forest? Outdoor meditation activates the senses, making you more aware of your surroundings and distancing you from the stresses of daily life. Deepen your mindfulness and awareness of nature with a meditation session in the stunning open-air environment of the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri.
Ladies: you’ve probably heard all about the hot flashes, mood swings, and physical changes that are all part of the inevitable process of menopause. Maybe you’ve even started experiencing some of these things. If you have, you’re certainly not alone. One of the most common changes women notice during this time is weight gain or redistribution, particularly around the middle. Though it can be a frustrating time for your mind and body, it doesn’t have to dictate your quality of life beyond menopause.
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.