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Benefits of Exercise Beyond the Gym

We all know that working out can benefit us physically, but what is often overlooked is just how powerful exercise is for your mental health. From improving your mood in the moment to significantly reducing stress and easing symptoms of major depression over time, a fitness regime is often the gift that keeps on giving—and […]

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Wellness

Signs and Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

As summer fades and autumn begins, some people are eagerly looking forward to the comfort and normalcy of colorful leaves, football games, and pumpkin spice lattes. For other folks, though, the shorter days and colder temperatures of the fall and winter season can trigger a type of depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. […]

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Wellness

Compassion Fatigue and What To Do About It

Compassion fatigue, in simplest terms, is the emotional and physical exhaustion that can be brought about by regular encounters with sadness and suffering in the world. For many years, the condition has been most associated with people who witness tragedy as part of their normal working life, such as nurses and doctors, police and firefighters, […]

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Wellness

Building Resilience in a Time of Crisis

When you’re challenged by a personal crisis – whether at work, home, or in your social circle – it’s normal to feel anxious, drained, and distressed. In these instances, the wellness professionals here at Southeastern Med are trained to help patients work on building their individual resilience; developing coping mechanisms and techniques for improving their […]

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Cancer

What is Lymphedema?

An important aspect of the cancer services we offer here at Southeastern Med is making sure all of our patients and their families are prepared and well informed about potential side effects related to their treatment. Today we’re going to talk in more detail about one of those possible side effects: a condition called lymphedema.  […]

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