Entries by Meridian HealthCare

How to Help Those in Addiction Recovery This Holiday Season

‘Tis the Season! The holidays are quickly approaching, and while most people enjoy the holiday season, we all know how stressful this time of year can be. Whether it’s the work demands of finishing a project before taking time off, shopping for everyone on your list, preparing meals, or even getting the house ready for […]

6 Ways Parents Affect a Child’s Mental Health

Parenting is not an easy job. There are endless things to think about and keep track of when you have children. Aside from the obvious ways that having a child impacts your life (like sleep deprivation), there are also mental health factors that come into play — and those factors ultimately affect your children. In […]

What Should You Avoid After Acupuncture Treatment?

Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of medicine, but remains extremely popular thanks to its many benefits. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners work with the energy that flows through the body, and when these channels are blocked or unbalanced, acupuncturists use needles to stimulate those specific points. Releasing this blocked energy relieves pain and restores […]

Seasonal Depression Treatment – How Well Does it Work?

Seasonal changes can be a time of inspiration, beauty, and celebration, but they can also wreak havoc on your mental health. If you experience depressive episodes during the end of the year, it may be more than just the winter blues – you may need seasonal depression treatment.

What’s the Difference? Internal Medicine vs. Family Medicine

It’s important to know what doctor to go to when you need healthcare services…but with all of the specialities out there, it can get overwhelming. To make things even more confusing, there are subtle differences between types of primary care providers – especially when it comes down to who and what they treat. So, internal […]

Top 7 Most Surprising Acupuncture Benefits

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, but modern Western medicine is just now uncovering some surprisingly positive outcomes to this traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture benefits range from easing back pain, to reducing migraines, and more. If you’re looking for pain relief or to boost your immune system, acupuncture treatment might just be the […]