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.
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.
It’s no secret that bad posture is often the root of pain, whether that be back pain, hip pain, or neck pain, especially as you age. The good news is that there is a therapeutic practice called SomaTraining that is specifically designed to target postural correction in order to ease pain and prevent injury and future complications.
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.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a competitive athlete, or just beginning a new fitness journey, having a detailed approach to your training goals is key for success. This webinar with chiropractor Dr. Jason Biondo will dive into the key elements of training, nutrition, and recovery to optimize performance and health.
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.
PALM has been approved to administer the vaccine, and we are eagerly awaiting news as to when we will receive it. Once we do, we will offer it to PALM members who meet the requirements of each phase of the rollout. For more information on the phases of vaccine rollout, please refer to the State of Missouri planned phases.