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
Happy Wellness Wednesday to our Family Tree Family! After our previous WW posts we asked for some topics you’d like us to discuss, and we’ve listened! Today we’d like to talk about mental health awareness. We know, it’s not a fun topic, but it’s important and truly lifesaving. We need to talk about it sometimes. You need to talk about it. This isn’t about a statin medication that lowers your cardiovascular disease risk across a 10-year timeframe. This is something that affect