Whether we are springing forward or falling back, daylight savings time can leave us confused and exhausted. First developed to help conserve energy and make better use of sunlight, the daylight savings tradition continues November 4 at 2 a.m., when the clocks will once again be turned back one hour. To help prepare our bodies for this semiannual change, Adrian Pristas, M.D., medical director of sleep medicine at Bayshore Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center, shared a list of tips and best practices to make for an easier adjustment.
Despite the prevalence of the flu, Christina Lusk-Caceres, D.O., and Anjali Gupta, M.D., an internal medicine provider at Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group, explain that there are 12 facts about the virus that many of their patients don’t know.
Choosing an insurance plan can be tricky. If you don't have health insurance through your job, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or another source, you can get coverage through New Jersey’s Marketplace. Before you start looking for a plan, there are some misconceptions about the health insurance Marketplace that could get you off track.
Preventive health care is pretty self-explanatory — it helps prevent diseases. It can also find problems early, when they’re most treatable. The goal with screenings is to keep you feeling as well as you do today. Here are some important tests to discuss with your doctor:
Roughly 54 million adults have been doctor-diagnosed with arthritis – and according to the Arthritis Foundation, the number of people battling this disease by 2040 is projected to soar to over 78 million.
Proper shoe lacing makes a difference for your feet. It's just one of many simple things you can do to safeguard your feet while you put them through the demands of an athletic workout or even a long day of walking over all sorts of surfaces. Simply lacing your shoes or sneakers properly, along with choosing a shoe that fits your foot correctly, can add comfort to your stride and prevent foot injuries.
Dizziness, vertigo, and unsteadiness (disequilibrium) are all common symptoms that can result from a vestibular disorder. Our vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process sensory information involved in controlling balance and eye movements. If disease or injury damages these processing areas, vestibular disorders can result. Vestibular disorders occur frequently and can affect people of any age.
You’ve wisely considered all of the benefits, and now you’re officially ready. It’s time to quit smoking for good! If you’re already equipped with the willpower to quit, that’s half the battle. Let’s consider below some tactics you can use to finally quit smoking.
As defined by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone density and the bones begin to thin.