Migraine headache. The mere mention of which has been known to provoke anxiety in even the most stoic of individuals. For many of us, migraines are a debilitating malady that haunts our daily lives, often without warning and frequently without relief. It can have a profound effect on our social, personal, and professional relationships.
The pandemic is like nothing most of us have ever seen in our lives. As a physician working in the hospital, let me tell you, it is not over yet. Life in the hospital and around the world has changed. …
We are all so done with 2020! We hear the word COVID or pandemic and we start to cringe, turn the tv off, turn the radio off or close our web browser. So we ask, how do we maintain our physical and mental health? Especially since millions of us are NOT traveling, how do we stay healthy in the greater Cincinnati and northern Kentucky area.
Two new research studies have looked into the neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 infections. One article states that the virus enters the lung causing inflammation and oxidative stress. This also then leads to platelet activation and aggregation, which can then lead to clot formation in the body.
Coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, has affected over 8.7 million Americans and caused over 225,000 deaths as of October 26, 2020. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading US infectious disease expert and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infection Diseases, declared this morning that we are still in the first wave of coronavirus.
Well, this is the new normal, for our foreseeable future. As Americans, we do a GREAT job of adapting to stressful circumstances. That being said, this is a life stressor for ALL of us around the country. Especially our youth. Pediatric and adolescent patients NEED structure.
Fear and anxiety about a new disease and its repercussions can cause overwhelming emotional responses to the people affected. In the case of CoVID-19, we are ALL affected. Our way of life, our freedom, our daily functions, really it’s been …