Grieving and Health

The Effects Death, Traumas And Disasters Have On Mental Health

by Anthony Martin, Founder & CEO, Choice Mutual When people watch news reports about death, natural disasters, terrorist attacks or school shootings, they may feel confused and scared. Maybe they worry about themselves and the safety of their family and friends. These events disrupt our way of life and peace of mind. They can make …

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Coronavirus, Medicare, and Telemedicine: Everything You Need to Know

Editor’s Note: We are grateful to Boomer Benefits for this and past articles by Danielle K. Roberts. Since many of our readers are either seniors or those counseling seniors, we thought this excellent summary of the pandemic and medicare was worth sharing with all of you. A link to the Boomer Benefits site is at …

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The impact of grief on health: A Widow’s cautionary tale

Take care of the one he/she loved: A Widow’s cautionary tale of the impact of grief on health: AKA: Strokes suck. By Louise McOrmond-Plummer In March 2019, my son was concerned that the left side of my face had drooped, and drove me to hospital, where CT scans revealed that I’d had an ischemic stroke. …

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Treating a Grieving Patient with Acupuncture

This week AfterTalk guest columnist Cameron Bishop DAOM, L.AC., discusses treating a Grieving Patient with Acupuncture. Oriental Medicine has a long tradition of associating emotions and the health. The Classics say that grief and sadness suppresses the function of the lung’s system. Which has an association with the immune system. Often when my patients lose …

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