Regenerative medicine is the practice of harnessing your body’s ability to heal itself by stimulating repair and thus regenerating cells or tissues to restore normal function. Dr. Lena Shahbandar explores some of these treatments options.
Effective interpersonal communication is hard. When you add in the challenges and stressors of a global pandemic, it can feel nothing short of impossible. You may find it more difficult to respond to stressful situations calmly. You may find yourself snapping at your partner or feeling like you just need some time to yourself. You may feel angrier than normal. Given the unprecedented and uncertain times, that all makes sense. It’s important to recognize and validate how you are feeling in order to work towards meaningful change within your relationship.
Being an adolescent is difficult enough without a pandemic, but here we are. What can you do to help your teen understand and follow social distancing?
Your body mass index (BMI) is a broad way to help determine if you are at a healthy weight for your height. Your BMI can be used as a tool to decide if your weight is putting you at additional risk for health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes. View our infographic to learn more about your BMI and when to consult your physician.
Technology is everywhere — smartphones, tablets, laptops, video games — and kids, especially teens, are using these devices more than ever. Take a moment to picture your child as they use their phone or laptop. The impact of bad posture may reach beyond just a slouched appearance.
As you continue to wear a face mask in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, you may notice some side effects such as breakouts, dryness, redness or other forms of irritation. This is due to the mask creating friction against your skin and restricting your airflow, which causes a build-up of humidity, sweat and bacteria. Our Dermatologists provide some tips on how to avoid irritation from masking.
Even in the best of times, preparing for labor and delivery can bring additional worry and stress. For those giving birth during a global pandemic, your feelings may be amplified. Maternal Fetal Medicine Obstetrician Gynecologist, Kevin Madsen, MD, offers insights on what you may expect and tips to help reduce your stress.
Whether you’re a first-time mom-to-be or a seasoned pro, being pregnant during the summer months can be very uncomfortable. Obstetrician Gynecologist, Kellen Patton, DO, shares tips on keeping cool, soothing aches and pains and taking care of yourself through the hot summer months.
As you age, it is common to experience changes with your eyes and vision. In fact, between the ages of 45 and 80, most adults will find it increasingly difficult to see things up close, a condition called presbyopia. You may also begin to notice mild visual disruptions such as flashes and floaters. In some cases, they are caused by normal, age-related changes within your eyes. Other times, they may be a symptom of a more serious medical condition, requiring immediate attention. Ophthalmologist and retina specialist, Shantan Reddy, MD, shares symptoms to watch for and when to seek medical care.
Essential oils have become a popular way to relax and support your emotional well-being. While many are drawn to essential oils because they’re considered to be natural products, they’re not always risk-free. Incorrect or over-use of essential oils can cause an allergic reaction, especially if you have asthma or are prone to environmental allergies. They can also pose health risks for pregnant women, children and pets. Allergist, Amee Majmundar, MD, shares tips on how to enjoy essential oils safely.