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Coping Strategies To Curb Anxiety As Covid-19 Spreads In Our Communities

Englewood, Colo. – Denver Springs, a leading provider of behavioral health services in the Denver area, understands that mounting concerns about the novel coronavirus may be inducing high levels of stress and anxiety. How to cope with the pressure can be challenging, but clinical experts advise that it is possible to lessen the impact. 

Creative Eldering – May 2020 – Your Heart

Your heart is your hero or your heroine.  Even when you do not give your heart much consideration and fail to provide it with the rest and relaxation that it requires (balanced with well-tolerated exercise), it keeps on performing.  Some people routinely over stimulate their hearts with caffeine, sugar, or even stimulant drugs and expect […]

Mental Health Tips for Cabin Fever II – 5 Therapies beginning with S

As we prepare for the next phase of our battle with Covid-19, author Kay Hutchison shares a few thoughts from the UK … Here in the UK we are probably a bit ahead of the US in terms of the scale of the pandemic. Over the weekend in the UK, all but the essential shops […]

The Mindful Path, Calmness Amid COVID-19

By Marilyn Halpern, LSW, ACSW ~ “Every cell in your body is eavesdropping on your thoughts.” Deepak Chopra Pandemic panic has infiltrated the fiber of our communities, schools, care facilities and homes.  Everyone has been impacted. It is difficult to ward off feelings of anxiety, helplessness, anger, disbelief and sadness.  Focusing our thoughts on wellness […]

Study Shows Low Carb Diet May Prevent, Reverse Age-Related Effects Within the Brain

STONY BROOK, NY, March 4, 2020 – A study using neuroimaging led by Stony Brook University professor and lead author Lilianne R. Mujica-Parodi, PhD, and published in PNAS, reveals that neurobiological changes associated with aging can be seen at a much younger age than would be expected, in the late 40s. However, the study also […]

Six Critical and Controllable Factors for Healthy Aging

By Dr. Nataniel Viuniski, Pediatrician and Nutritional Expert ~ Aging is a natural process which many of us would like to stop or at least slow down. The truth is, we can. While 30% of aging is tied to genetics, a massive 70% is in our own hands and tied to our lifestyle, according to a […]

Medication Timing and Blood Pressure

By Peter Rice, PharmD CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy ~ Last month we considered medication timing. Sometimes it is best to take medications when you can best remember them, sometimes when they can best help your symptoms, and sometimes based on scientific data.  The Hygeia Chronotherapy Trial is an example of a scientific study that […]

The Mindful Path – The Lion’s Mind

By Marilyn Halpern, LSW, ACSW ~ “March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb.” As it turns out, this weather-wise expression has several origin stories.  It has been attributed to the playwright, John Fletcher (1624) and the writer, Thomas Fuller (1732).  It certainly has stood the test of time.  

Modern Vascular Brings New Treatment Options for Peripheral Artery Disease

Thornton, CO — Modern Vascular today announced the growth of its national footprint with the opening of a new facility in Thornton, CO, bringing its treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) to Denver area residents.  The facility is now open for business and scheduling outpatient procedures.  On May 2, Modern Vascular of Denver will hold […]

Creative Eldering: Your Stomach

You are probably a little more acquainted with your stomach than most of your other internal organs. When you are hungry you feel that gnawing empty feeling in the “pit of your stomach”.  Sometimes this even comes along with sound effects of your stomach “growling”. If you have overindulged and eaten a larger quantity than […]

Medications affecting your oral health

By Dr. Edward Harsini ~ When patients think about the factors that affect the overall health of their mouth and teeth they tend to think about the obvious things such as the food they eat and how frequently they brush their teeth and floss. However, most patients do not consider the effect that their prescription […]

Mobility & Mitochondria: An Intimate Connection

 By Cate Reade, MS, RD ~ We all love our mobility because it offers us the freedom to live without limits.  When we are young we can run, jump, climb, skip and move our body in all directions, freely and easily.  As we grow older and more sedentary, our mobility begins to decline gradually.  

Creative Eldering: Your Large Intestine

Your large intestine is the last part of your digestive system. It is composed of several segments. They are named for their positions or shapes. Typically, a person’s entire large intestine’s length is 5 feet (1.5m). The first segment of your large intestine is your cecum, a rounded or sack like segment. The next segment […]

The Mindful Path – Self-Love

By Marilyn Halpern, LSW, ACSW ~ “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde February offers an opportunity for you to reflect on how you are developing a lifelong romance with yourself.  Does your love and care extend more fully to your spouse, children, friends and pets than to yourself? […]

How Those New Year’s Resolutions Could Hurt Your Hearing

By Diane Nens, audiologist and senior clinical director, UnitedHealthcare Hearing ~ More than 71 million Americans each year work out in health clubs with the goal to improve their strength and fitness. Gyms are an especially popular destination this time of year, as scores of Coloradoans are pursuing health-related New Year’s Resolutions. But for some, those gym […]

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