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.
Our Chief Medical Officer and PALM Health medical team have put together a list of frequently asked questions about the new COVID-19 vaccine, in order to keep you updated and informed with the latest information.
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.
As we move into the middle of summer, we are all witnessing COVID-19 continue to spread throughout the country. I am sure this has raised concerns and questions for you and your loved ones, as it has for so many in our community. I’d like to take this moment to address some frequently asked questions, and hopefully provide you with knowledge that can help you feel informed and empowered.
Could your digestive health be compromising your immune system? Join our PALM Health functional medicine physicians for a live Zoom webinar addressing how the digestive and immune systems are related, what symptoms and signs may indicate if you have leaky gut, how the gut becomes leaky, and what you can do to treat and prevent leaky gut for better health. Send questions for the webinar ahead of time to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cases of the new coronavirus are increasing rapidly. What happens if you test positive for COVID-19? Tune into a live webinar panel discussion on Tuesday with PALM Health physicians, who will discuss what to do if you contract the virus, give recommendations for reducing the severity of your symptoms, and answer questions from the audience.
Do you have unexplained symptoms such as hives, dizziness, wheezing, or generalized inflammation? Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) could be the reason. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Scott Jamison will introduce the emerging topic of MCAS and the role that abnormal mast cell function can play in producing complicated chronic disease states. MCAS may be an explanation for patients with chronic, previously undiagnosed medical symptoms. Dr. Jamison will discuss treatment standards as well as the importance of taking an individualized care approach, as each person’s symptoms manifest uniquely.
What is functional medicine, and why do the physicians at PALM Health use this approach? In this seminar, Dr. Scott Jamison, an Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner, will explain how functional medicine gets to the root cause of illness. Dr. Jamison will address how this diagnostic approach helps resolve underlying medical conditions instead of treating individual symptoms.
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.
Chronic inflammation is at the root of a multitude of diseases and symptoms. From conditions ranging from poor metabolism to hypothyroid to heart disease, inflammation plays a key role. In this Lunch and Learn, Sarah Bird, DNP will look at the ways inflammation develops in the body, some of the signs and symptoms of chronic inflammation, and effective strategies to decrease inflammation and optimize health.