Mental Health

A person’s mental health is vital to living a productive and fulfilling life. Mental health disorders can seem overwhelming because they vary in scope and type. It is important to seek help for mental health issues, or if you notice symptoms of delusions, depression, inability to sleep, or are having eating issues.

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Although the holiday season can bring time spent with loved ones, celebrations and cheer, your first holiday with a new baby can also bring stress and worry. Check out tips to celebrate the season like a pro.

By Kevin Germion, MD, FAAP
The vaping trend is growing rapidly and kids are vulnerable. Pediatrician, Dr. Kevin Germino, busts myths, shares startling facts about the dangers of vaping and gives tips on how you can talk to your teens and empower them with facts.

By Charles Schwartz, MD
Millennial burnout is a popular culture theory that describes an “always on” expectation in many areas of adulthood. Many young professionals are comparing themselves to their peers, assuming large amounts of responsibility and setting often unattainable goals, leaving little room for physical restoration and emotional decompression. While there is no medical evidence to support the idea, we know that there are several factors that play a role in your overall health. Internal Medicine physician, Charles Schwartz, MD, shares tips to help you maintain your energy, improve the quality of your sleep and decompress through exercise.

By Gregory Wallin, MD
When it comes to sleep, quality and quantity is everything. Getting a good night of sleep is a great way to refresh and restore your body, playing a vital role in promoting good health. However, whether from hectic schedules, our need for caffeine or late night TV, getting a good night of sleep is not always as easy as it sounds. In order to make a proper night of sleep a regular occurrence, it is important to be aware of what your body needs and to practice healthy habits that will alleviate feelings of fatigue.

By Lisa Wohl, MD
Your eyes play an important role in your overall health, but are often overlooked until a problem occurs. Just like other parts of your body, when not properly cared for, your eyes can develop a variety of conditions including arthritis, cellulitis or sunburn. Board-certified ophthalmologist, Lisa Wohl, MD, shares some of the surprising conditions that can impact your eyes and what you can do to keep your eyes healthy.

Learn more about the types of health and wellness apps made available to you and see why our physicians recommend such tools to compliment your healthy lifestyle.

As we get older, it is common to experience changes in your health that can be easy to shrug off as a normal part of the aging process. It is important to understand why these changes occur, what is considered “normal” and when to seek medical care. Your primary care physician may recommend you consult with a specialist to help manage certain age-related health conditions to keep you healthy and active throughout adulthood.

By Jean Houlihan, MD
Learn the difference between the winter blues and seasonal affective disorder.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Mental Health

We often attribute things like difficulty sleeping or headaches to our busy schedules and the demands of everyday life. Stress, especially prolonged periods of stress, may be to blame and can have very real impact on your health.

By DuPage Medical Group
Our physicians live the importance of staying active all year long. Discover some of their families' favorite spots to be active in the communities in which they live and work.

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