Research clearly shows the importance of relationships in leading healthy lives. People with healthy relationships are fifty percent less likely to die prematurely. They are also better able to cope with stress, are healthier, and feel better about life. Conversely,…
According to the American Heart Association 33 percent of heart attack patients develop some degree of depression. Symptoms of depression like fatigue and feelings of worthlessness can cause people to ignore their treatment and engage in unhealthy behaviors such as overeating or refusing to take medications. Studies show treating depression makes it easier for people with heart disease to follow long-term treatment plans and make appropriate changes to their lifestyle.
We all have cultural assumptions and biases that color our perspectives. Dr. Diana Ro reviews how we can address them.
Disturbing and traumatic news of terrorism, violence and natural disasters can lead to PSTD-like symptoms. Learn how to recognize the signs and care for yourself.
Stress is something we always seem to struggle with, but how do we manage in a prolonged crisis? Kristine Wilmoth, MSCP, LLP, from the Pine Rest Traverse City Clinic spoke with Brenda McLellan on ways to manage stress and increase resilience in quickly changing times.