In September, PersonalMDs hosted an educational Zoom conference for its members discussing the psychological cost of stress. Our host was Sarah Sarkis, a clinical psychologist and certified executive coach. Sarah’s presentation explored the physical and emotional toll of stress, and she discussed the neurobiological underpinnings of stress,
On November 10, 2020, PersonalMDs hosted a Zoom conference on Medicare and its enrollment options. This was informative for anyone enrolling in Medicare for the first time, but also for those who were considering changes to their Medicare program. Our host was Paula Stookey,
Greetings, With daylight hours shortening, colorful leaves covering the ground, and a crisp breeze chilling the morning air, our New England fall soon will transition into winter. Many look forward to this time of year with great anticipation, knowing the holiday season will soon arrive.
Dear PersonalMDs Patients, We hope you are well and enjoying the warmer weather. Our physicians and staff have been busy preparing for your safe return to our office. We would like to share with you some changes you will notice upon our reopening on Monday,
The Atkins Diet. The South Beach Diet. The Paleo Diet. The Mediterranean Diet. The Keto Diet. Jenny Craig. Weight Watchers. Awaken 180. Isagenix. Most of us have heard of at least some of these diets and meal replacement programs. While each has its supporters and detractors,
Some of my most insightful conversations with my children occur when I have a captive audience. Long car rides, cross-country plane flights, or a shared ski lift are just a few examples. I was recently navigating rush hour traffic in Boston with my second grader in tow when he said,
Mr. R is a 64 year old man who is experiencing fatigue. He maintains a busy schedule both at work and home, but makes sure that he gets eight hours of sleep each night. Despite setting aside this time to sleep,
You’ve purchased your airline tickets, reserved a hotel, and planned the itinerary for your trip. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, you prepare in advance for your journey. What clothes do I need to bring? Should I stop delivery of the mail and newspaper?
Our New England weather has turned cooler over the past few days, reminding us that summer is coming to a close and winter is only a few months away. Soon the leaves will change into brilliant hues of yellow, orange, and red,
It’s always important to plan ahead for the future. When we are healthy and active, it’s natural to avoid thinking about what may happen if we were to develop a significant illness or injury. However, the best time to plan how our affairs will be managed during sickness is during times of good health.