The Link Between Your Body’s Physical and Mental Health Explained

Posted by Dr. Helen Ede on May 30, 2020 9:27:38 AM

Recent data reveals that more people in the U.S. are reporting significant and sustained increases in symptoms of depression and anxiety due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. While we continue to adjust to our “new normal” and try our best to stay healthy physically, it is equally important to remember to take care of your mental health, as it is closely tied to your body’s overall wellness.

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Topics: Internal Medicine, Primary Care Physician, Diabetes, Womens' Health, Weight Loss, Mens' Health

8 Health Tips for Women You Can Follow at Home

Posted by Dr. Helen Ede on May 8, 2020 9:37:15 AM

Maintaining good mental and physical health should always be a priority. However, during National Women’s Health Week, May 10-16, 2020, it is important to raise awareness of the positive steps you can take to improve your health and wellbeing. With new challenges being presented due to the outbreak of COVID-19, it is especially important to be mindful of your health and take care of yourself.

While your healthcare routine may have changed due to COVID-19, there are still plenty of ways to remain healthy and active while at home. 

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Topics: Internal Medicine, Primary Care Physician, Kidney Disease, Womens' Health, Weight Loss

Setting Realistic Weight Loss Goals in 2020

Posted by Dr. Helen Ede on Jan 8, 2020 4:29:31 PM

A new decade is here, and a traditional part of celebrating the New Year is setting resolutions focused on becoming a healthier version of yourself and often, weight loss is the target of many resolution setters. With the health risks associated with carrying extra weight and obesity a major health concern in our nation, shedding extra weight can be a positive goal if it’s something you and your doctor have previously discussed. To achieve success with your efforts, the first step is to make sure that you are setting realistic weight loss goals, otherwise you are potentially setting up yourself for disappointment and potentially added health risks. Here is some useful information on setting and reaching realistic weight loss goals in 2020.

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Topics: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Womens' Health, Weight Loss

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