Defining Depression

Is Depression a Mood Disorder? A person who is always or often sad and has little interest in relationships, hobbies and other things they once...

Bipolar I vs Bipolar II

Bipolar disorder is a condition characterized by unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity level and the ability to complete daily living tasks. Types of Bipolar...

PTSD Symptoms Checklist

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition in which a person who has witnessed or experienced frightening, life-threatening or disturbing events has recurring flashbacks,...

Common Treatments for Depression

Depression is a common but serious illness that causes ongoing feelings of sadness and loss of interest in activities that a person previously enjoyed. Unlike temporary...

4 Ways to Build Gratitude

Despite the thanks-centered holiday that kicks off the winter season, it can be hard to be grateful during these months. Too much to do,...

In Praise of Probiotics

Sometimes it's necessary to bringing the big guns when you're feeling icky, but it doesn't always take a high-powered drug to help you feel...

Coconut Water – Nature’s Sports Drink?

The importance of hydrating before, during and after exercise cannot be understated. Sports drinks, such as Gatorade and PowerAde, are typically the beverage of...

Antibiotic Stewardship

You may have heard, or read, a term over the last few years called “superbug” which refers to bacteria that have become resistant to...

Weather & Migraines

Spring is the start of tornado season in Kentucky. Unfortunately, stormy weather and barometric changes can trigger migraines, warns Baptist Health Medical Group neurologist...

Calm Your Daily Commute

Your daily commute can take a serious toll on your health. Long commutes (more than 15 miles) have been linked to high stress levels,...

Recent Posts

Coping with heat and COPD

If you suffer from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), the summer heat can lead to dangerous complications. Here are some steps you can take...

Sleep It Off

A recent study indicated that you might get a better night's rest if you break up sleep into two three-to four-hour time periods, with...

Caregiving Stress Busters

If you are among the 50 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S. who are caring for your mother, father or other elderly or disabled...
Nutritional Facts for Beverages

Rethink Your Drinks

Staying cool and hydrated in the summer is easy considering there are numerous cold beverages to choose from including soda, sports drinks, teas, carbonated...

Screening for Colon Cancer

Doctor Morris Beebe, MD, describes the colonoscopy procedure – when you should have the screening, what to expect during the test, and why early...