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.
Dr. Lauren Dal Farra, cardiologist and CEO of PALM Health, gives tips on how to help your body fight COVID-19. Watch the interview to learn more about what to do to stay healthy.
We are all watching the landscape of day-to-day life shift rapidly, and here at PALM Health our thoughts turn to you. We are thinking of you and your families, and how we can best support you in maintaining and growing in well-being during this challenging time.
Your well-being is our top priority, and we remain committed to delivering quality healthcare and supporting your wellness in this unprecedented time. Given the rising numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US and now in Missouri, PALM Health is taking additional steps to ensure the safety of our members, employees, and the community at large. Please take a moment to read the following information regarding important changes for our Center.
We are a close-knit community. We understand your concerns about recent developments in the St. Louis area, and how worrisome a new virus is for both the US and our community. We are all afraid of the unknown to some degree — and that is a deep emotion that the spread of COVID-19 has provoked for many people. There is a lot of information that we do not know about this virus, who has contracted it, and what impact it will have on the health of ourselves or our loved ones.
I want to address your concerns about the case of COVID-19 that was diagnosed in our community. Your health and safety is our priority, and we will continue to be transparent with you. Here is what we are doing at PALM Health to support our community.
We all know to wash our hands, but there's so much more we can do, including boosting the body's natural immune functions. At PALM, we start with prevention and the day-to-day actions that can lead to optimal health maintenance. Here are PALM's top suggestions from Chief Medical Officer, Sita Kedia, MD, MPH, FAHS, on what you can do now to remain healthy this season.
Amid this time of elevated public health concern, I am reaching out personally to extend support on behalf of your PALM Health Team. Your safety and security are of utmost importance to PALM, and we seek to be a source of reassurance and education for you and your fellow members.
As cold and flu season is still upon us, remember that the best way to stay healthy is through prevention. Schedule a flu shot with the clinic if you haven't had one yet, and maintain good health with these 6 tips.
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.