Articles in the Health & Wellness Category
By Donna Koczaja, M.S., Herbalist
Why Herbs and Why see an Herbalist? Most people are aware that February is “Heart Health Month”, and much attention is given to how to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system. But what about the “spirit heart” – that which aches when we feel love and compassion, or melancholy and depression? With […]
Here at Beautiful Faces Salon and permanent makeup, we have a mission to keep our clients looking and feeling beautiful, because when a woman feels good about the way she looks on the outside it builds her confidence on the inside. We take the time to listen to our clients so they will always know […]
(Liquid Brow Lift) Full and arched eyebrows are classic signs of a youthful face. Our eyebrows complement and enhance our eyes. As we age our eyebrows move downward and make us look tired. So what causes the droopy eyebrows? As we age our skin doesn’t just wrinkle. The tissues beneath the skin lose volume causing […]
During the summer Olympics we witnessed a preponderance of athletes such as Michael Phelps receiving cupping to relieve sore muscles. Since then I have received a multitude of calls about cupping. When used to relieve pain, cupping and gua sha can be very beneficial for releasing tension in muscles and fascia. Facial cupping is a […]
We live in a day where the medical system and physician training fosters viewing the human body as composed of seemingly unrelated parts. One doctor looks at one part while another looks at another part. What is very surprising is how connected the various parts of the body are. The Gastrointestinal Tract: The Surprising Key […]
I’ve had the privilege of treating a number of women with breast cancer and who subsequently go through everything from chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and mastectomies and reconstruction. I’ve come to understand that the complexity of my cancer patients’ experience is a journey. First is the shock of the diagnosis, and then the treatment decisions, and […]
Joe Pilates, in his books, speaks of the importance of mental calm.
He stated that exercise is essential to deeper sleep. “What better way to resolve a troubled nervous system than exercise and physical fatigue?” He believed sleep difficulties can be alleviated with exercise. He said that it is better to be tired from a physical […]
Maryland Women’s Journal freelance writer Jeannie Finnegan interviews Dr. Edward Schaefer, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Sleep Medicine and is on staff with the Howard County Center for Lung and Sleep Medicine. – Healthy Sleep
Healthy Sleep Contributes to a Healthy Life… Jeannie Finnegan interview with Dr. Edward Schaefer
Why is healthy […]
Troubled By Your CPAP Mask?
Dr. Pat Stoker
Many people are surprised to learn that, as a dentist, I provide treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in cooperation with physicians specializing in sleep medicine. This type of sleep apnea occurs when the tongue and soft palate collapse on the back of the throat during sleep, reducing your body’s […]