Anxiousness
Surgery isn't something patients take lightly. It can bring on a whole host of emotions including anxiety, nervousness, and fear of the unknown. Along with the emotional toll, the physical side effects of pain, nausea, and the inability to sleep is...
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Anxiousness
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system that serves over 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.   One of the many initiatives that the VA focuses on is Whole Health Services.  This program offers a team...
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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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