Anxiousness
MRI’s are an important diagnostic tool. They can differentiate between fat, water, muscle, and other soft tissue to help detect abnormalities of the brain, heart, breast, liver, and joints to name a few. So, when patients are prescribed an MRI exam...
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Clinical Aromatherapy
According to the article "Pain Management for Patients With Advanced Cancer in the Opioid Epidemic Era," pain is one of the most frequent and feared symptoms in patients with cancer. Pain is prevalent in 30% to 50% of patients who...
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Clinical Aromatherapy
One of the odd symptoms many people experience with COVID-19 is partial or complete loss of smell and taste (anosmia). According to Healthline News, this happens to 86% of people who come down with the virus. A study titled "Prevalence and 6‐month...
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Clinical Aromatherapy
It’s not uncommon to hear people speak of being anxious about having to undergo an MRI scan. In fact, it is estimated that up to 5% of the United States population suffers from some sort of claustrophobia. That equates to just over 16 million...
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Anxiousness
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions...
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Anxiousness
When approached by four nursing students asking for permission to use Elequil aromatabs® for their capstone project to fulfill their Bachelor of Science Nursing degree (BSN) at The College St. Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey, I absolutely agreed...
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Anxiousness
I recently had my screening mammogram after delaying it a few extra months during the COVID-19 pandemic. I must admit I was a bit anxious despite all the new precautions being taken to keep patients and staff safe.  Driving through the hospital...
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Clinical Aromatherapy
Stress and anxiety are unavoidable for cancer patients. From diagnosis to treatment to survivorship, patients may experience varying levels of stress. In fact, studies show that up to 49% of patients attending radiation therapy could...
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Anxiousness
Another “new normal” is starting to set in with people across the country heading back in to work after months in quarantine due to COVID-19. There are new rules in effect depending on your place of employment that may include wearing a mask,...
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