Tag: sleep

non-drug ways to get well and stay well

non-drug ways to get well and stay well

In a previous post I introduced you to Mind Over Meds by Dr. Andrew Weil . I reviewed 7 classes of medications he teaches we should use less often.  In another previous post I shared 7 drug classes I consider overused, 4 of which he discusses in his book. In this follow up post I … Continue reading non-drug ways to get well and stay well

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7 health habits we need more of in 2016

7 health habits we need more of in 2016

I’ve read articles, blog posts, and social media messages suggesting that we have too much stuff and that our lives would be better with less stuff. This philosophy goes by different names- decluttering, simplifying, minimalism, and it promises a life with less stress, more peace, and more time to enjoy activities that give us pleasure … Continue reading 7 health habits we need more of in 2016

How to recover from injury or surgery- advice from a physical therapist

Another physician blogger, Kristin Prentiss Ott, M.D., asked her physical therapist friend Dr. Carolyn Dolan to write a guest post on her blog, Blog Therapy. It's so good, I want to share it with you. The post offers advice to aid recovery after orthopedic injuries and surgery, but I think you can apply it to any … Continue reading How to recover from injury or surgery- advice from a physical therapist