A Little About PPD – Postpartum Depression

By Nurse Dani
postpartum depression symptoms and treatments

If you’ve just had a baby, you may be struggling with a heightened mindset of sadness. While feeling a little down for a few weeks after giving birth is normal, here are some questions you might have if you’re concerned that it may be more than just the “baby blues.”

Three tips to prevent or reverse atrial fibrillation

By John D Day MD
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We are truly witnessing an epidemic in atrial fibrillation (“A-fib”).  In fact, one in four adults in the U.S. now will experience at least one episode of A-fib in their lifetime. Here are three tips I often share with my patients to help prevent or reverse A-fib.​

Getting Vitamin D during the dead of winter

By John D Day MD
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The noon-day sun is the number one source of our vitamin D. But in the dead of winter it's too cold to go outside, the sun is too low in the sky, and these inversions block out the sun's rays. As a heart rhythm specialist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, here's why vitamin D matters, and how you can get it during the winter season.​​​​

Ideas to Guide Communication and Development of Social Skills in the Home and Community

By Jonel Condra
Autism

Many children with autism spectrum disorders have significant difficulty communicating and interacting socially across different environments.  I have organized some ideas for helping children with autism spectrum disorders or other communication delays become more effective communicators and social interaction partners.  ​

Common Shoulder Injuries From Overuse or Improper Lifting

By Travis M Hendry MD
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Overuse injuries to the shoulder often include bursitis, tendonitis, and strains/sprains. In order to help prevent this type of injury, it is important to understand how they are different. There are also a few tips and tricks you can follow during your workout to help prevent shoulder overuse injuries.