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There’s a lot to know about the health industry — find an array of informational topics in this blog.

How to Recognize the Warning Sides of Suicide

2019-09-05T12:55:00-06:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8-14 Suicide is not caused by any single factor, but the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that it most often occurs when stressors in life and mental health challenges converge to create a feeling of hopelessness and despair. In Moffat [...]

Summer Heat and Wildfires Can Aggravate Breathing Problems

2019-08-23T16:01:52-06:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

Those with Respiratory Conditions are Especially at Risk in Craig With wildfire season upon us and a 162-acre fire already burning near the border of Routt and Moffat counties, anyone with breathing or respiratory issues should pay close attention to air quality.  Wind, pollen and dust are often the root cause of summer breathing [...]

How to Incorporate Running into a Safe Exercise Routine

2019-08-23T15:45:10-06:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

Here's How Running is an Excellent Form of Aerobic Activity Aerobic activity is an essential part of any exercise routine, and running is a great option, especially for those who enjoy being outside rather than inside a gym.  With so many 5K and 10K running events in the region throughout the year, we asked [...]

Signs you Could Have Sleep Apnea

2019-08-23T15:52:44-06:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

A Q&A with Dr. Robert McLean, ENT Specialist at MRH Snoring can be a nuisance to your partner or your entire household, and some people who snore loudly can even wake themselves up. Visiting an ear, nose and throat doctor can help identify what’s causing the snoring so you and your loved ones can [...]

Chronic sleep problems?

2019-05-01T15:24:26-06:00Primary Care/General Health|

You might benefit from a sleep study at Memorial Regional Health   Does your partner complain that you snore loudly? Do you awake abruptly during the night gasping for air? Do you wake up feeling tired? If so, you might suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes stops and starts [...]

How PT, OT work together to help Memorial Regional Health patients heal

2018-05-23T16:44:49-06:00Health Topics, Primary Care/General Health|

How much do you know about occupational therapy and physical therapy? While they are both rehabilitation services, physical therapy focuses on regaining physical function, and OT focuses on helping people carry out daily living tasks, such as dressing, cooking, cleaning, shopping, driving and so on. Both therapies are often critical after major surgery or an [...]

Prevention is the best medicine — Memorial Regional Health offers tips for avoiding illness

2019-05-07T10:50:44-06:00Health Topics, Primary Care/General Health|

You've likely heard the saying, "prevention is the best medicine." It's lasting, because it's true! When we are proactive about our health — and take care of our bodies like they are the only ones we've got — we tend to live longer and healthier. "Even before something is wrong, people take their vehicle into [...]