Dr. Zorba Paster Answers Your COVID-19 Questions
Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:45am
Most of the following questions are from listener emails and questions I received via Facebook. Please note, all information here is up to date as of this writing.
Zorba Paster: Anxiety Is A Big Part Of COVID-19 Battle
Monday, April 6, 2020, 11:45am
We are living through stressful times, and how long it will go on is unclear. Finding a way to handle it, psychologically, is critical in keeping you healthy. It’s not just kicking the virus, but also kicking the viral fear that COVID-19 has unleashed.
Zorba Paster: Staying Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic
Monday, March 30, 2020, 10:25am
You might not realize there is another epidemic shadowing the spread of this new coronavirus: the panic and anxiety epidemic. As a great society, we have to attend to both of these simultaneously, or we’ll lose our way, lose our fight.
Zorba Paster: Put The Phone Down To Prevent Injuries
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 2:00pm
We know you shouldn’t text while driving. But using the phone while walking might be nearly as hazardous. Pedestrian deaths are on the rise from both sides of the equation — distracted driving and pedestrian cell phone use stupidity. Think before you pick up that cell phone.
Zorba Paster: Self-Help Options Can Improve Well-Being
Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:00pm
Research found guided self-help reduced psychological distress and improved well-being in areas where there was a humanitarian crisis. It helped people cope with adversity and psychological distress and meaningfully improved their function.
Zorba Paster: The Way Mom Sleeps Could Affect Baby
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 3:30am
A good night’s sleep is important for all of us, perhaps even more so for pregnant women. It’s one of the axioms of a healthy pregnancy, including good nutrition, good exercise, avoiding the toxins of smoke and booze, and getting good prenatal care.
Zorba Paster: Take A Nap ... For Your Heart
Friday, October 4, 2019, 11:30am
New research published in the British Medical Journal shows that napping just might reduce heart attacks and strokes. And that means it just might be something you want to add to your jogging-yoga-treadmill-biking-swimming routine.
Zorba Paster: Planning Can Help Avoid Serious Falls
Friday, September 13, 2019, 1:30pm
With the days getting shorter, the nights getting longer, my eyes getting worse, my balance a bit off — certainly more off than when I was in my 20s — falling is a concern. Or, more precisely, not falling.