Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

  • 3 Ways DBT Training Can Help Relieve Depression

    DBT training, or dialectical behavior therapy training, focuses on accepting unhealthy and uncomfortable behaviors and thoughts rather than struggling against them. Once a target behavior is validated, changing it seems more possible. If you are depressed, DBT training can be effective in emphasizing two things that you may be lacking: tolerance and validation. You may feel worthless which only creates an intense sadness, invalidating nearly every aspect of your life. Here are a few coping mechanisms offered by DBT training that can help you to address negative aspects in your life and gradually break free.

  • The 20 Week Appointment Guide For the Dad-to-Be

    Going in with your wife for a twenty-week baby appointment is one of the most exciting doctor visits that you will ever have. The twenty-week appointment is the appointment where you will find out the gender of the baby if you want to that is. While this is an exciting appointment there are a few things that you as a husband should be aware of. Here are just a few tips on what to expect when you accompany your wife to the twenty-week baby appointment.

  • How To Tell If A Loved One Is Binge Eating

    Eating disorders can have a permanent effect on the overall health and well-being of an individual. While many people are familiar with anorexia or bulimia, few people recognize that binge eating can be classified as an eating disorder as well. Here are some tips that you can use to help determine if your loved one is binge eating so that you can help him or her get the assistance needed to overcome this serious eating disorder before it can cause lasting damage.

  • First Time Using Urgent Care? Here's What You Need To Bring

    People who have been blessed with good health and a responsive doctor's office that always has room in the schedule might have been able to avoid going to an urgent care facility in the past several years. However, if you're one of these lucky people and have now found yourself in need of urgent care services, you might not know what to expect. An urgent care appointment works almost like a doctor's appointment, but you need to bring some extra items with you.

  • When Pain Medications Aren't Enough: Surgical Options For Migraine Relief

    Migraines that are out of control and not managed with pain medications can be life changing. When you are suffering from migraines and your quality of life suffers, it's time to consider your surgical options. Compressed or irritated nerves in your cranial area are generally the triggers that lead to chronic, painful migraines. While medication can ease the irritation for some people, others find no relief with prescription medications. The compression can be relieved through surgery, decreasing the nerve irritation and hopefully ending your migraines completely.

  • About Me

    Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

    I have worked in a supportive role in the medical industry for over 20 years, and I have been amazed at the advances in medicine that have been made. While it is always great to hear about a new medication that helps cure a disease or a new surgical procedure that can help someone live a normal life again after an injury, I have been especially amazed at the research that has shown just how much our physical and mental health are connected. Since I keep on top of all of the amazing medical studies being performed and I know others are too busy to hunt them down themselves, I decided to start a blog to share my favorite health tips for keeping both your mind and body healthy.