Entries by Meridian HealthCare

6 Reasons Integrated Care Is Important For Better Health Outcomes

Healthcare is changing. There have been major advancements in our understanding of diseases and how to treat them, and each year, more and more medical devices hit the market as technology evolves to address illness. But, despite these innovations, people in the United States report receiving low-quality care for a higher price than before. In […]

Find Hope and Restore Life After Addiction

Recovery from substance use disorder doesn’t end after leaving a rehabilitation treatment center. It’s a long-term commitment that involves building a new life after addiction – one step at a time.  Detox is just the first step in your recovery journey of becoming drug-free. After that, it’s time to build a new life with new […]

Navigating the 5 Stages of Grief: How to Find Life After Loss

Loss is a hard but unavoidable part of life. And unfortunately, knowing that loss is a natural occurrence doesn’t make it any easier. Sadness over the loss of a loved one can feel like a pain that may never end. The grieving process is complicated and different for anyone. However, there are stages of loss […]

Chiropractic Care Myths vs. Facts: Everything You Need to Know

Unfortunately, there are still several common myths about chiropractors floating around out there, and they can make people nervous to seek chiropractic care. In reality, chiropractic care can offer many health benefits and can do so without the use of prescription drugs and their respective side effects. Don’t let misinformation keep you from reaping the […]

7 Traits of an Excellent Primary Care Doctor

Your health is important, so why would you choose anything less than the best primary care physician (PCP)? When selecting a healthcare provider, there are some key traits to look for in order to find the best of the best. 

Are There Benefits of Acupuncture During and After Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a time of incredible growth and change for both the expectant mother and the baby. Because so many changes occur in such a short time, mothers-to-be might experience nausea, pain, and even depression. But, acupuncture may be able to help – in fact, there might be several benefits of acupuncture that you are […]

Physical and Behavioral Signs of Addiction: Know How to Help

Watching a family member or loved one struggle with possible substance abuse can be excruciating. Unfortunately, it can take time to realize that a loved one is struggling, so being able to recognize the signs of addiction is an important part of caring for the well-being of those with substance use disorder. If you’re concerned […]

What’s the Difference Between MD and DO? Understanding Primary Care Doctors

What’s the difference – Medical Doctor (MD) and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)? With so many healthcare provider options, choosing a primary care physician can be confusing. Whether you are new to choosing a family doctor or have been searching for years, it’s essential to understand what each doctor’s title means before deciding which one […]

Benefits of Integrated Healthcare: Health Care Teams That Support Whole-Person Well-Being

Integrated health care services are becoming a more prevalent part of the healthcare system, because better health outcomes require that healthcare providers are aware of the patient’s overall health. Patient care that combines behavioral health needs with physical health needs leads to better health outcomes and patient satisfaction. Integrated health care services achieve that by […]