Your Health Questions Answered

What is Sleep Hygiene, and How Can We Improve Our Own?

Sleep hygiene promotes better sleep through an ideal bedroom environment and daily routines. A Sarasota specialist offers some background and tips.

10/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Good Vibrations

Can Sound Healing (Yes, Sound Healing) Cure What Ails You?

Kelly Gonzalez Palladino opened Mystical Oasis in Sarasota to share the power of sound with others.

10/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fit Fam

Meet Three of Our Town's Favorite Workout Instructors

Three great instructors, three different ways to get healthy.

10/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

A Sarasota gastroenterologist explains what Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is, and how it's treated.

10/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sweat It Out

New Sauna Franchise is Coming to Sarasota

Sweat it out with a new approach to a centuries-old practice with an infrared sauna experience.

10/01/2021 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Relieve Depression?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an FDA-approved treatment for depression. A Sarasosta psychiatrist explains how it works.

09/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Grief, Interrupted

How to Help Someone Grieving a Covid Death

Chances are you know people who have lost loved ones to Covid. Here are some ways to help them navigate the emotional aftermath.

09/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does Sunlight Improve Your Mood?

In Florida, we get sunshine all year. But how does this everlasting summer have a positive impact on our mental health? Two local therapists tell us.

09/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Why Do We Stretch Involuntarily?

After a good night's sleep, or spending too much time at your desk, you may find yourself stretching without even trying. Here's why we do it.

09/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Cannabis

Columbia Care to Rebrand as Cannabist in Florida

Cannabist says it will serve as an intersection for medical and recreational cannabis users.

09/02/2021 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

Two Sarasota Nutritionists on Why Probiotics Are So Good For Us

Probiotics are live bacteria that can boost gut health, brain function and immunity. Mikka Knapp and Nora Clemens break them down for us.

09/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Gut Feeling

Meet the IMG Academy Grads Behind Sunny Culture, a Water Kefir Probiotic Drink

It might make your tummy—and overall health—better.

08/30/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Walk On

The 'Sarasota Walkers' Walking Group Offers Fitness and Friendship for All

Thirty to 40 people now show up at a time, looking to make friends or get in some cardio.

08/30/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Can We Keep Our Home and Office Air Clean During Covid-19?

Bradenton allergist shares tips on how to keep air quality clean and prevent viruses and allergens from traveling in the air of your home and office space.

08/04/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sun 'n' Fun

Here's How to Choose the Right Sunscreen for You This Summer

SkinSmart Dermatology's Dr. Elizabeth Callahan shares her top tips.

07/30/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What are the Signs of Hearing Loss?

An audiologist gives us tips on preserving our hearing and when it's time to get a hearing test. (P.S.: Put away your Q-tips.)

07/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Benefits of Robotic Hip Surgery?

Makoplasty hip replacements use a robotic arm that aids surgeons in properly placing implants.

07/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Post-Covid Stress

A Sarasota Cardiologist Shares Her Self-Care Tips

Dr. Chippy Ajithan will speak about her mindful method at Jewish Family and Children's Services' BeyondMe Event on Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Eye Health

Could Acupuncture Help Improve Macular Degeneration?

AiZen Healing Center in Sarasota is one of the few practices in Florida offering the alternative treatment.

07/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

Headaches and migraines plague many of us. Here's how to find the warning signs and difference between the two.

06/23/2021 By Allison Forsyth