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What to Know About Seasonal Depression and How to Treat It Dec 1st, 2021

In the deepest days of winter, virtually everyone has experience with the winter blues, days when it seems the sunshine of spring and summer may never return. As many as 3% of the American population may experience a more severe form of mood disorder called seasonal depression, or seasonal affective...

When Does Depression Warrant Medical Intervention? Learn to Recognize the Signs Nov 9th, 2021

Depression isn’t just a short period of feeling sad. For more than 16 million Americans, major depressive disorder (MDD) is a fact of life, the leading cause of disability for those between 15 and 44. It’s a medical condition that often requires medical treatment.  Jon Deam, MD and the team...

Joy and The Art of Play Oct 22nd, 2021

One overlooked part of self-care and well-being is taking time to focus on ourselves and to pursue rituals that make us feel good.  Another name for it is “Me Time.”  And it’s exactly what it sounds like. It is doing something for the sake of doing it that makes you...

No Pain, Only Gain Oct 22nd, 2021

Human beings are meant to move! This probably comes as no surprise to you, but over the years many, many studies have supported that we’re not made to sit for long periods of time, staring at computer and TV screens. Sadly, this doesn't line up with our modern lives and...

#WeAreWhatWeEat Oct 22nd, 2021

This is arguably one of the more controversial areas in society and frankly in medicine. That said, there are some pretty good guidelines as to how much we should be eating, things we should be eating, and what we should be avoiding.  This topic is near and dear to me...

Alcohol and Marijuana Oct 22nd, 2021

This is a topic that has been somewhat controversial in recent years, mostly around marijuana. If you asked doctors 15-20 years ago, when it was still fairly illegal across the board, we had much more clear opinions on the matter. These days, given that it's legal and easily accessible, the...

MindFULLness Oct 21st, 2021

The reaction to this topic is pretty varied- some love it and are already doing it, some view it as an  off-shoot of complementary medicine and don’t think it has much serious application.   But make no mistake, meditation and mindfulness have become part of mainstream medicine and have gained a...

A Little Too Latte Oct 21st, 2021

Ah, caffeine. Who doesn't like a morning cup of coffee or tea? Entire cultural rituals have been built around them. Well, fortunately, it turns out caffeine isn't all that bad for us. In fact, evidence shows they may have some health benefits. So, what it boils down to is how...

Sleep to Dream Oct 21st, 2021

There's no way around it, we were made to sleep! So how much is enough? Well, that depends on the individual, but a jumping-off point is 8 hours. There's a reason it's been consistently touted as being the average because it turns out that the vast majority of people need...

Ready? Set. Grow! Oct 21st, 2021

One of the hardest parts of change is making the time and energy for it.  We so often throw up our own roadblocks or simply never give ourselves permission to do something fun, joyful, or just for “us.”   Well, you have permission.  You always did.  It’s very easy to lose...

How Anxiety Affects Your Physical Health Oct 19th, 2021

You probably know some of the physical symptoms of anxiety. Your palms get sweaty and you may feel something akin to “butterflies” in your stomach. You might even feel a bit nauseous. Everyone has anxiety from time to time. But having chronic anxiety takes a toll on your physical health...