All too often, emergencies come out of left field. Your child may lose their footing and sprain an ankle, you can spike a fever on the weekend—these and hundreds of other scenarios catch us off-guard and need immediate attention.
Six weeks ago, you welcomed your first baby, a beautiful daughter, into the world. Since this momentous occasion, you’ve experienced a roller-coaster of emotions. While you absolutely adore spending time with her, you often feel sad and detached. If you can relate to this scenario, you’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association, approximately one out of every seven new moms suffers from post-partum depression. Understanding the causes of this serious mental issue is the first step to finding the right solutions for you.
Amid the fad diets and infomercial exercise equipment, it’s often difficult to know what’s actually healthy. But with the help of Dr. Christopher Davis of Ogden Clinic, you can learn the basics of regular exercise and healthy eating.
There are a couple hundred reasons to up your vegetable intake, but nobody needs to tell you that. We all understand that vegetables are undoubtedly “good for us.” But despite their amazing health benefits, many of us struggle to hit the recommended amount each day. The very nutrients that plague veggies with a “boring” or “bitter” flavor are what make them so healthy!
Rising temps and blooming scenery welcome runners back to the pavement this time of year. At a glance, running seems like a pretty simple sport: just lace up and take off. But if you’ve ever been to a running store, you know there are more options, styles, and brands than ever before. Running shoes have unique features to improve upon the mechanisms of running—but how do you know which features are right for your feet? Dr. Jason Bruse, Ogden Clinic Podiatrist, has some advice about finding your perfect pair.
Hello Ogden Clinic Readers, We are the girls from Twosistersandastory.com and we are so excited to be here with you today to share a healthy and EASY lunch idea!
No one should have to live with the negative effects of depression. Dr. Jim Bledsoe, Family Practice Physician at Ogden Clinic, talks about what causes depression and how to overcome it.
Just when you thought your bundle of joy couldn’t get any more perfect, in stomps the terrible twos. These fits of crying, yelling, flailing, or hitting others catch many parents off-guard. “What happened to my sweet baby?” parents ask, “And when is this going to end?”
Dane Olsen was 17 years old and a senior in high school when a friend invited him to go on an ATV ride after school. The ATV rolled over on him, crushing his right leg. He was hospitalized for ten days, enduring a number of surgeries during that time. Dane took OxyContin to help him cope with the pain. It was after this time that Dane’s mother, Terry Olsen, noticed a change in Dane’s personality. Dane’s OxyContin use had transformed into heroin addiction.
Let’s be frank: A colonoscopy involves a long tube inserted up your rectum. Worse still, preparing for one means being tied to the toilet with self-induced diarrhea. Millions of people delay or even skip their screening colonoscopy for these reasons. Don’t be one of them! A screening colonoscopy remains the gold standard for preventing colon cancer—the second-most deadly cancer in America.