Living Well

Seizures: Why They Occur and What to Do About Them

by Yongxing Zhou, MD, Board-Certified Neurologist, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
November 15, 2019

Seizures, or changes in the brain’s electrical activity, are more common than most people realize—in fact, about one in 100…

5 Common Neurological Disorders and How to Identify Them

by Yongxing Zhou, MD, Board-Certified Neurologist, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
October 17, 2019

Neurological disorders—or diseases of the brain, spine, and the nerves that connect them—affect millions of people each year. What’s more,…

6 Times to Use a MedStar eVisit and When Urgent Care Might Be Better

by Megan E. Walling, MSPAS, PA-C
September 27, 2019

Now that MedStar eVisit is available, there are more ways than ever before to see a medical provider. However, many…

8 Ways to Deal with Insomnia and Form Better Sleeping Habits

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
August 07, 2019

Insomnia is habitual sleeplessness or the inability to sleep that isn’t explained by a medical condition (i.e. sleep apnea). It…

The Inside Scoop on Bariatric Surgery

by Dr. Christopher You, MD
July 26, 2019

Every day, I meet with patients who are considering bariatric surgery because the more standard and traditional ways of losing…

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Summer Heat

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
July 19, 2019

If you spend time outside during the summer, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a sunburn or become dehydrated. Both…