Tweets, text messages, emails, and an endless stream of social media—it's not usually a question of if we're feeling overloaded, but by how much. Access to digital technology and our subsequent awareness of everything happening in the world has never been more heightened. But how beneficial is all this information coming at us if it raises our blood pressure in the process and leaves us feeling entirely stressed out?
There’s not a single person I’ve seen over the years who doesn’t want to be healthy and who doesn’t want to have more energy. We all want that. And with summer just around the corner, it seems to highlight that internal desire to overcome those “bad” habits that hold you back from achieving your best health.
One of the things that I see with our new Direct Care program is the time that I'm able to spend with my patients now. For years our patients have always been in a rush during appointments. Writing all of their questions on a piece of paper and hoping to get them all answered in one visit (crazy thought, right?).