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Muriel Sommers

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect at...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

August 11, 2022 / 5 min read

Basics of De-Stressing: Identifying, Resolving Stress Symptoms...

In today’s rapidly changing world, stress is all around us and it’s hard to avoid some form of stress sometime during the day. “Anything can...

August 4, 2022 / 3 min read

Ask the Psychiatrist: Fireworks’ Effect on Stress and...

Fireworks displays are a big part of many Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations, thrilling crowds as they fill the sky with streaking...

June 30, 2022 / 4 min read

Takeaways from March National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month, observed every March, is a nutrition education campaign by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that focuses public awareness on the importance...

March 31, 2022 / 4 min read

Nutrition Expert: Carbohydrates Key to a Healthy...

Although carbohydrates, or “carbs,” have gotten a bad rap for years – they’re considered a scourge by some popular diets – nutrition experts remind us...

March 28, 2022 / 4 min read

Which Diet is Healthiest – Plant-Based, Vegetarian...

Before you choose a plant-based or a vegetarian diet, you should plan and educate yourself about each, decide which foods you are going to eliminate,...

March 22, 2022 / 6 min read

Coping with Anxiety and Stress: Reach Out...

Over the years, Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., says she has developed a range of tips and tricks for dealing with the normal feelings of stress, sadness,...

March 21, 2022 / 5 min read

Ask the Psychiatrist: The Intimate Relationship Between...

“All of us know that when we don’t get the sleep we need, it affects our mood the next day. We’re moody, irritable and unable...

March 14, 2022 / 4 min read

What’s All This Talk About Body Fat...

March is National Nutrition Month and, now that January has passed and many New Year’s resolutions have been abandoned, it’s time to think seriously –...

March 1, 2022 / 4 min read

Ask the Psychiatrist: When Do Eating Habits...

People’s relationship with food can be complicated. So much of what you eat – and how you eat – is tied to your emotions, experts...

January 27, 2022 / 5 min read