One of the hardest decisions in life, at times, can be to make a change. Many people either avoid, deny, or dismiss the need for change in certain areas of their lives. We do this because change, at times, can be painful, lonely, and overwhelming. However, the truth is, all of us, at some time or another, must face change. […]
Health & Wellness
Do I need to take vitamins?
Am I lacking Nutrients? First place I like to look when evaluating over all health is your nutritional status. Do you have Low Energy, to much weight, trouble sleeping, working out and not feeling better, bloated, gassy, terrible skin? Nutrition is often the first area where health goes wrong and the simplest to repair. FOOD is where we get our […]
Daylight Savings Support
Hello Friend, As we head into March and prepare for daylight savings time, I’d like to share a few tips that might help with the transition and support emotional well-being: 1. Set your alarm for 30 minutes earlier throughout the week leading up to Sunday DST. 2. Eat a good breakfast each day this week to prepare for the change. […]
Happy Hippy Mama Spring is Coming
Happy March, all! The Holody house is still filled with fires in our fireplace, but Winter Swimming is ending, and there is talk of spring track and St. Patricks Day! We are getting excited! February was a good month; we did a lot of swimming, hung out with friends, and we Valentined! Most importantly, we felt lucky to be together. […]
Healing thru Creative Art
Healing thru Creative Art workshop. This workshop was created for anyone who has suffered a significant loss of any kind and experienced grief with a twist of creating an art piece. The workshop is for anyone who has experience any of the 40 something plus losses, including the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, separation, loss […]
Sinus Troubles? You’re Not Alone.
“A sinus infection can happen to just about anyone. However, if you have nasal allergies, nasal polyps, asthma or abnormal nose structure like a deviated septum, you are more likely to get sinusitis,” says Mamie Higgins, MD, a specialist in the treatment of nasal and sinus disorders who practices at Cleveland Clinic Willoughby Hills Family Health Center. About 31 million […]
Euclid Kidney Disease Committee – Volunteer Officers Needed
Over 27,073, Ohio residents are living with end-stage renal disease (ESRD, or kidney failure). Without treatment – dialysis or a transplant – ESRD is fatal. Kidneys are vital organs just like the heart, lungs, and liver. They clean the blood, help control blood pressure, help make red blood cells, and keep bones healthy. Chronic kidney disease is an increasingly common […]
Chronic Kidney Disease
Urge your elected representative to co-sponsor and support the legislation to help raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and its complications, promote early diagnosis and treatment, and improves the quality of life for people living with CKD. Legislative Priorities The Living Donor Protection Act (LDPA) This bill eliminates discrimination against donors in the procurement of life, disability, and long-term […]
Patient financial advocates can help make healthcare accessible.
As a physician, it’s important to me that my patients, and potential patients, are able to receive care when they need it without worrying about the cost. Some patients who don’t have insurance, or those who have insurance but are concerned about the cost of care, often forgo making appointments or seeking treatment out of fear of being saddled with […]
Omotenashi is the Japanese spirit of hospitality that anticipates and fulfills other peoples’ needs. Whoa. This is the first time that I have seen this word in print. It appeared in a Lexus ad. It describes their mission statement for paying close attention to the details when servicing their vehicles. To be clear, Lexus is owned by Toyota which is […]