Running a small business while incredibly rewarding can be challenging as well. We understand that owners of these companies are continuously looking for ways to save money, keep employees happy and healthy, all while bettering their business in general. Insurance can be a point of contention for these organizations, as we understand that you aim to provide your loyal employees with the best possible benefits and care, but those costs can quickly become astronomical. Find o
Happy Wellness Wednesday Family Tree family! As we gear up for cold and flu season, we thought we'd spread some awareness on how you can fight "the cold."
Now, while the common cold and influenza can be fairly different in how we treat them, they are both caused by viruses. The annoying part about viruses is that antibiotics are completely useless against them. Far too often we hear from patients that have had cold-like symptoms for over a week, and when we ask what they've
We decided, in honor of Dr. Mahon’s foot, we would dedicate this Wellness Wednesday post to bone health! Did you know that you typically reach peak bone mass by the time you are 30 years old? Interestingly enough, your likelihood of developing osteoporosis later in life is directly correlated to how much bone mass you attain before your 30th birthday and how quickly you lose that mass in the years following. When you’re young, your bone mass increases due to your body creatin
Welcome back to Wellness Wednesday! In honor of National PTSD Awareness Day, we will be covering Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder today. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental disorder that occurs when someone experiences a traumatic event or when they are exposed to a dangerous situation. Patients who suffer from PTSD experience flashbacks that can include physical reactions to fear such as sweating or racing heart, difficulty sleeping, having bad dreams when they do, outb
June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the most common cause of dementia. Globally, it is estimated that approximately 47 million people are affected by dementia today, with an estimated 130 million by 2050. Chances are, you know about dementia, because you’ve seen it in a loved one.
The hallmark early sign of dementia is memory impairment. Now it’s important to distinguish here. Everyone forgets a person’s name here and there. Everyone gets a little mental fog here and there