Welcome to the PALM Blog! Here we share provider insights, articles, and tips on how to maintain and sustain total well-being. If you would like us to address a particular topic, please contact us.
By this time of the year, there’s a good chance some of those resolutions you made have already been broken. Planning to go on a diet, exercise more, or any other self-made promises from late 2019 or early 2020 are good for our health and well-being… but are usually temporary. According to U.S. News & World Report, approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February. “The key,” says Dr. Bianca Chiara from the Chambers Center by PALM Health in Morristown, NJ, “is making a long-term commitment to your well-being.”
Depression, anxiety, and many other mental illnesses are on the rise in the twenty-first century. We sat down with Dr. Nigel Lester, Director of Mental Health at PALM, to ask for his insight.
The old adage, “You are what you eat,” traces back to a 19th-century French gastronomist. Unfortunately, in the nearly 200 intervening years, many of us seem to have lost touch with this common-sense advice, as poor eating and stress-related habits have resulted in high levels of obesity, cancer, heart disease, and other health problems.
What is the first step to preventative health? Know yourself! We are each unique in our genetic makeup, family history, environmental exposures to toxins and pesticides, lifestyle habits such as nutrition, sleep, and exercise, and levels of stress, inflammation, positive emotion, and hope.
We've all heard about supplements. The question is, do we really need to take them? We asked Dr. Lauren Munsch Dal Farra, cardiologist and CEO of PALM Health, for her advice.
Light is a powerful tool for healing the body. On the electromagnetic spectrum, light waves ranging from visible light to infrared rays can be used to warm the body, relax muscles, and detoxify bodily systems.