Eating disorder treatment is most effective with a team approach and a Dietitian (RD) is an important member of the treatment team. Nutrition counseling by an RD who specializes in eating disorders is essential. An RD can help you follow a well-balanced nutrition plan for optimal health and energy, develop a healthier relationship with food, and improve your body image.
Psychologists can play a vital role in the comprehensive care of Alzheimer’s disease, and in addressing the biological, psychological and social factors associated with medical illness.
By treating pain from a biopsychosocial model you will maximize not only your pain relief, but your ability to engage in life to your fullest potential. But how can you treat pain from a biopsychosocial model? How do I target the psychosocial aspects and incorporate that into my overall pain management treatment plan? Enter, the psychologist.
Learn how Massage can be beneficial for Cancer patients and survivors, whether 20 years in remission, or in active treatment, and the safety considerations for each.
Diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2, are chronic metabolic diseases that require medical management. Type 2 diabetes is more common and it is estimated that 1-in-3 children born in the U.S. today will develop Type 2 diabetes during their lifetime. Fortunately, the treatment options and knowledge base is growing every day. Most people are looking for ways to enhance their healthy lifestyle. Receiving massage therapy can be one way of taking control, and nurturing your body, encouraging health and balance, and reducing symptoms and side effects naturally.
Many people with heart disease can greatly benefit from receiving massage. The main benefit is stress reduction, which in turn can help mitigate complications of heart disease.
Eating a healthy and balanced diet is an important component of maintaining good health for all people, but it is especially important for people with Alzheimer’s Disease because poor nutrition may increase behavioral symptoms and cause weight loss. A diet that includes a variety of healthy foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy and lean proteins is a major component of optimizing nutritional status.
Dietitians can help people who have had a stroke or are at risk for cerebrovascular disease understand and implement dietary practices to control blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and lower the risk for having a second event.
This article discusses potential pre- and postnatal complications that some women and couples face during their journey of building a family, including infertility, baby blues and postpartum depression, and loss. Working with a psychologist can help individuals cope with and preserver through these unique and complex emotional experiences.