We have carefully reviewed the new restrictions put in place for Washington state and at this time we will continue to be OPEN to see healthy patients as we have been for the last few months, with all of our additional COVID safety measures (see below) in place. If your plans have changed or you are sheltering at home, we understand, and we ask that you give the customary 24 hrs advance notice if you need to change or cancel your appointment. If you have any questions about that or anything else, feel free to give us a call on the office line: 425-391-7777
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition believed to be linked to a lack of sunlight where the individual experiences mood changes and emotions similar to depression. SAD occurs mostly in the Fall and Winter months when there is less sunlight exposure.
It’s found that around 5 percent of people may experience SAD lasting 40% of the year (especially in areas with less sunlight such as the Pacific Northwest and other Northern regions), and it is more common in women than in men. continue reading
Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis, irritable bowel disease and Parkinson’s disease. continue reading