wellness

Feeling burned out? Try these 4 strategies to re-charge your workday

In the 1970’s, Dr. Herbert Freudenberger coined the term “burnout” to describe the consequences of severe stress, exhaustion and combined physical symptoms. As COVID-19 has made its impact on a biological scale, the social implications are also becoming evident.  Workplace re-entry is becoming more common and my patients often inquire about ways to deal with employment burnout. …

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What to consider before postponing your cancer screening

In recent months, the COVID-19 outbreak has given rise to a troubling trend: a sudden plummet in cancer diagnoses. On the surface, fewer cancer diagnoses may sound like good news, but the underlying truth is anything but positive. Fewer cancer diagnoses doesn’t mean fewer people are getting cancer — it simply means fewer cancers are …

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Feeling lonely? How to foster social connection during hard times

We live in unprecedented times. Social distancing guidelines have made it more difficult for loved ones to interact, co-workers to collaborate and friends to gather together. For some, this may lead to feelings of loneliness or isolation. New challenges emerge as we look for ways to stay connected while staying safe. While you may understand …

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What to expect at your in-person doctor’s visit

Although some aspects of life have come to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic, your health should not be one of them. Delaying going to the doctor can put your health in jeopardy. Routine doctor’s appointments and screenings are meant to be just that — routine. They’re scheduled regularly for a reason. Keeping up …

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Stress and high blood pressure: What’s the connection?

Did you know that increased levels of stress can cause your body to release certain hormones? These hormones can temporarily raise your blood pressure by narrowing the size of your arteries and causing your heart to beat faster. Though stress alone has not been linked to long-term blood pressure elevation, reacting to stress in unhealthy ways …

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30 minute at-home bodyweight workout routine

If you’re working from home, you may find yourself sitting more often than you’re used to. Now is the perfect time for bodyweight exercises to have a spotlight moment in your life. The great news is that an amazing and challenging workout at home is possible with no equipment at all! My personal favorites and …

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