Telemedicine (sometimes referred ‘telehealth’) is the practice of digitally providing patients with medical care. In a world where progress is driven more and more by a desire for convenience, telemedicine is a key technology shaping the future of healthcare.
Various forms of alternative medicine, such as functional medicine and integrative medicine, have been quickly gaining popularity in the 21st century. Both disciplines are highly regarded by world-renowned health care practitioners such as Drs. Deepak Chopra, Mark Hyman and Dean Ornish. Many believe functional and integrative medicine are the future of medicine. Physicians are beginning to take a more holistic approach to treating patients, no longer just concentrating on treating a disease. Although functional medicine and integrative medicine have similarities and overlap in several areas, there are a few factors that make each discipline somewhat unique.
New patients of Patronus Medical may be wondering how their transition from traditional medicine to private health management will begin. It is understood that there will be many questions concerning the initial onboarding process: What is to be expected? Luckily for our patients, Patronus Medical takes the hard work out of onboarding by making the experience as comprehensive and seamless as possible.
How many hours a day to you spend sitting at work? If you work at a desk job, this time sitting probably comes close to your entire workday. According to the New York Times, many Americans spend up to six or seven hours sitting at their desks each day. We are not doing ourselves any favors staying sedentary for long periods of time. In fact, the damage can be so long lasting that even daily trips to the gym will not be able to reverse the harm done. Sitting might as well be the new smoking.
Gene editing: it is no longer science-fiction. Today’s scientists are using microscopic “scissors” to cut, alter and repair broken gene cells. This upcoming healthcare tool could be the answer to “incurable” genetic diseases, such as muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia and even cancer. Although the science behind it is still fairly new, gene editing may be the next big thing in ultra-personalized healthcare.
Have you ever skipped lunch to work through an important meeting? Missed out on breakfast because you just did not have time? As long as you are consuming nutritious food and not overeating, when you eat does not matter, right? As it turns out, when it comes to eating for your health, timing is everything.
A medical emergency can happen in an instant. Whether it is a car accident or food allergy, the risk posed is immediate to your life or long-term health. Do you or your loved ones have a plan in place on how to react during the golden hour of a medical emergency?
Imagine a world without chronic illness, where every human being would have the chance to live to 100. Envision a planet without costly prescription medications with dangerous side-effects. What if that world was possible today? It is; so long as proper nutritional concepts are incorporated into a healthy lifestyle.
It seems that now more than ever, individuals worldwide are moving away from traditional healthcare plans and towards exclusive private health management. The benefits are staggering, especially for those living in a fast-paced world. With private health management, there is no more waiting to get the healthcare you deserve. The world has changed, so why shouldn’t your medical care?
Smart phone technology has made day-to-day life simpler and less stressful for users. Changes in weather, road conditions and special appointments can be tracked with the swipe of a finger. But could a text message help prevent you or your loved ones from suffering a heart attack?