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Grief On Fire, by Kai Romero, MD

Kai Romero, MD, Chief Medical Officer, By the Bay Health, provides three steps for the grieving process during the pandemic. As frontline physicians have navigated this pandemic over the past year and a half, I’ve been surprised and delighted to see the myriad ways in which my colleagues have manifested their resilience. Even in the …

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Help for Constipation and Bowel Care

UNDERSTANDING COMMON SYMPTOMS Bowel movements at the end of life can be difficult. People become constipated because they eat, drink and move less. Medicines can also affect the bowels, leading to constipation or diarrhea. Your team will ask about bowel movements at every visit. Please be honest, even if talking about it feels embarrassing. Constipation …

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Help for Anxiety: How to Recognize And Cope With Anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of intense nervousness or unease. It can arise when we think about bad things that could happen, when the mind stays on negative thoughts or things that could go wrong, or without any known reason. For hospice patients, anxiety is common and normal. Anxiety impacts the mind, the body and sometimes …

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Wound Healing Nutrition – Tips For Eating Well to Heal Well

Most of us have had a cut, scratch or scrape sometime during our life. These wounds usually heal quickly and remain free from infection. Other wounds may be more serious and require medical intervention. Fortunately, what you eat will promote wound healing and fight off infection. Here are some nutrition tips to consider: Include a …

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