When Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Healthy Aging, Patient News, Wellness Leave a Comment

Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump back into these non-euphoric ways? Like trying to define why some people are born to be joyful and others to play the role…

The post When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.

Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Medications, Patient News Leave a Comment

Safe Passage: Navigating Your Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback If you are not taking your prescription medications as directed (or at all), you’re far from alone: Compliance is estimated at just 50% among U.S. patients. Unfortunately, adherence is a direct impact on quality and length of life, and overall healthcare costs, accounting for up…

The post Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.

Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Medical Conditions, Patient News Leave a Comment

This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you up to date on this eminently treatable condition. Q: Why do kidney stones happen? A: They form when substances…

The post Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.

Keto Diet: Right for You?

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Nutrition, Patient News Leave a Comment

Considering Keto: Is It the Right Diet for You? The truth is that a silver bullet for weight loss likely does not exist, but Americans’ perpetual search continues unabated. Low-carb diets such as Paleo, Whole30, and most prominently, Ketogenics, or “keto” may be the latest contenders, yet Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson Ginger Hultin,…

The post Keto Diet: Right for You? appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.

Dr. Amanda Collins-Baine is in the News!

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Healthy Aging, News & Events, Patient News, Wellness Leave a Comment

Dr. Amanda Collins-Baine of Darien Signature Health was highlighted in a recent article in The Darien Times. Dr. Collins-Baine was a speaker at an event called “Women and Alcohol: A Community Conversation,” hosted by the Darien Library. You can view the full article here. From left to right: Holly Jespersen, Dr. Collins-Baine, Dr. Mia Handler

Medical Marijuana Myths

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Medications, Patient News Leave a Comment

Smoking Out the Myths: Medical Marijuana Does medical marijuana offer a solution to treating epilepsy, chronic pain, anxiety and neurogenerative diseases? Or is it an untested, potentially unsafe treatment that will eventually turn out to be more of a pipe dream? As with so many of today’s biggest questions, the truth is somewhere in between….

The post Medical Marijuana Myths appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.

Adult ADD

Specialdocs Consultants, LLC Medical Conditions, Patient News Leave a Comment

Attention Please: ADD/ADHD is Not Just a Childhood Condition In the 21stcentury, it’s standard procedure to test unfocused, impulsive and restless children who struggle to achieve in school for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and provide support and treatment well into adulthood. But for those who came of age prior…

The post Adult ADD appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.