Sharon Galicia, MD, a Neurologist with The Everett Clinic discusses strokes. Strokes happen with part of the brain doesn't get enough blood. Because each part of the brain does something different, you can have a variety of symptoms when experiencing a stroke. FAST is a mnemonic used to detect a stroke - F stands for facial drooping, A stands for arm weakness, S stands for speech disturbances and T stands for time. The best way to prevent a stroke is to live a healthy lifestyle, but medication is also an option. Learn more at http://everettclinic.com
Need some motivation to make lifestyle changes? Here's your playlist. You may have heard this advice before eat healthier, start exercising regularly. But it bears repeating. Also, maybe it will help to hear similar health tips from your local Psychologist, Internist, Oncologist, Nephrologist, Neurologist, Dermatologist, Endocrinologist, Family Medicine, Pediatrician, Cardiologist and Sports Medicine experts. Did you know lifestyle changes like walking regularly and eating more vegetables can help with: depression, anxiety, stress, heart disease, memory loss, dementia, breast cancer, kidney disease, younger looking skin, diabetes, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, hypertension, and improve your longevity!
The Everett Clinic Center for Behavioral Health offers mental health services. The Center provides confidential individual, group and family counseling for children, adolescents and adults. Providers see patients in Everett, Marysville, Mill Creek, Smokey Point and Stanwood. We offer counseling for: anxiety or depression, marriage and family concerns, child behavior and school problems, grief and loss, life transitions, work problems, low self-esteem, attention deficit disorders, stress and insomnia, anger management, and health issues.
The Everett Clinic created our Parent’s Guide to help you navigate through common pediatric and adolescent health problems. If you have an urgent concern or question about your child, call your pediatrician or family medicine provider immediately. We welcome any comments or suggestions on how we can better serve you. Our goal is to promote physical and emotional health in your child or adolescent.
Sports medicine focuses on prevention, recognition, management and rehabilitation of injuries that occur during participation in sports, exercise and recreation. Sports medicine physicians treat both athletes and non-athletes and specialize in medical treatment of musculoskeletal sports conditions. Meet our sports medicine providers at The Everett Clinic. We’re here to help you perform at your best and get your back to your desired activity whether it is running marathons, taking Zumba or playing with your grandkids. Your Everett Clinic sports medicine physicians often also serve as team physicians for local or national sports teams.