First let’s talk about what telemedicine is.

Telehealth refers to a broader scope of remote health care services. Telemedicine is more specific to clinical visits at a distance using two-way communication.

Telemedicine is under the same requirements as office visits for compliance with state and federal laws using best practice guidelines to provide safe patient care.

Let’s discuss some advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine.

ADVANTAGES of telemedicine:


Direct Primary Care model allows your doctor to provide better quality-care as they see less patients a day and spend more time with you.

At FeelWell Telehealth you receive concierge VIP treatment, your doctor knows you by name and connects with you.

As we don’t bill health insurances, your doctor has freedom to set their schedule in a way you can get a visit on the same day. You don’t have to be frustrated waiting weeks or months to get an appointment for a regular visit or having to go to an urgent care because your doctor was not available when you needed.

FeelWell Telehealth offers Concierge VIP treatment.


The intriguing intersection of fasting and menstrual cycles are not fully understood by science. Here you’ll find a few interesting facts to empower you or the women in your life.  

The menstrual cycle can have a significant impact on a woman’s energy levels and overall sense of well-being. 

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that alternates between periods of fasting and eating. When this pattern is adapted to the menstrual cycle it can potentiate its benefits. 


Have you ever found yourself enticed by the promise of a magic pill or superfood to turbocharge your immunity? Understanding how to boost your immune system can be tricky, especially with the abundance of well-packaged myths masquerading as facts.

What is the immune system?

Your immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs, which perform the vital task of defending your body against infections and diseases. Even if you become sick, a strong immune system can often keep the illness from becoming severe or life-threatening.

While a strong immune system is key to keeping you healthy, it does not necessarily make you invincible. Each one of us is unique, and our immune system may respond differently to various challenges.

Now, let’s debunk some myths about immune system boosters:

Myth #1: Mega doses of vitamins and supplements


You may take between 17,000 and 24,000 breaths per day without thinking about it. But did you know that breathing through your nose gives you big advantages?

Breathing is essential to keep you alive by supplying oxygen to your body and removing carbon dioxide. When you inhale, oxygen enters your lungs and is carried via your bloodstream to all cells, tissues, and organs. Nasal breathing enhances this process in several ways.

Efficient filtration and humidification: Your nose acts as a natural filter, trapping airborne particles like dust, allergens, and pathogens before they reach the lungs. It also helps to humidify the incoming air, ensuring that it is warm and moist when it reaches the lungs. This process helps protect the respiratory system and prevent potential irritations or infections.



I’ve been known to kill plants faster than anyone else. I love the plants in my yard and my flowerpots, but I lack the discipline to take care of them consistently. I’m not proud of it, and I’m trying to be better at it.

Recently, I received a beautiful white peace lily plant from a friend. I took good care of it until I went on vacation for 2 weeks. I asked someone to water it a couple of times, but it didn’t happen as planned. When I came back home, I found a sad, droopy, saggy plant. I thought it was dead, but I watered it anyway.


Did you know that several hormones are related to sleep and weight control?

Four of the most common culprits are Leptin, Ghrelin, Insulin, and Cortisol. Here some ideas on how to activate them!

Leptin is a hormone mainly produced by fat cells in your intestines. An important role of Leptin is to tell your brain when you’re full and should stop eating. Sleep deprivation lowers your levels of Leptin, so you don’t receive the proper message that you had enough to eat.


Do you feel that your “best self” struggles to keep up with life’s challenges?

Here are some basic principles to help you be your “best self” even when life throws you a curveball.

Be Still – Live in the present moment. Be intentional and quiet your mind.

Excellent – Strive for excellence, not perfection. You’re good enough as you are right now.

Sufficient – Accept yourself and life as it is. The good and the bad are all part of life.

Thankful – Have a mindset of abundance and gratitude. The more you give the more you overflow.


Spiritual – Connect with your God in a progressively deeper level. You are not alone.  

Enthusiastic – Celebrate your small and big accomplishments. Honor your ups and downs.

Loving – Reach out to the love flowing at your core. Your essence is pure love. Love always wins.

Forgiving – Reframe the situation with compassion for yourself and others. Free yourself.


Here are 5-minute or less small habits with big impact:


Sleep is a basic human need and melatonin is a key player. But there is a lot of conflicting information out there about melatonin, and it can be tricky to sort out facts from myths.

Melatonin is a hormone that your brain produces in response to darkness. Melatonin works in the regulation of your circadian rhythm (also known as sleep–wake cycle). At night, your melatonin increases helping you to feel sleepy.

1. Melatonin supplement is the same as the melatonin the body produces: Myth.  

Synthetic melatonin is the most popular over-the-counter sleep aid. In 2020 its sales in the US were over $800 million. However, studies are not conclusive to show it has real benefit. Supplements don’t work the same way as the melatonin your body produces.


Do you wake up groggy? Tired? Do you wonder “Is there a quick fix to help me sleep better?”

Understanding how blue light affects your sleep is key. Maybe not a quick fix, but a few simple changes to your routine can have a big impact on the quality of your sleep. Imagine actually waking up refreshed!

Your biological clock is regulated by the production of hormones. These hormones are produced at various levels in the 24-hour circadian rhythm, and they are affected by blue light exposure.


Riding a camel in the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan was scary and exciting at the same time. I was surprised how this animal looked huge, even when she was laying down. My guide introduced “Jamila” to me as he talked me through how to step up and mount her. When I was secured in place, she stood to her full height, and I felt an exhilarating rush!

Jamila didn’t know it, but she taught me five important lessons:

  1. Stepping out of your comfort zone opens new possibilities. Camping in the desert, waking up before sunrise on a cold morning, and riding a camel are not on the list of things I do every day. It was a bit intimidating getting up on the back of this tall animal. But this adventure allowed me to create lasting memories and learn significant lessons.


Do you believe that as little as 5 minutes a day of regular physical activity can improve your mood and focus? Studies have shown it can reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety by releasing endorphins, also known as “feel-good” chemicals, in the brain. Exercise can help reduce your stress and improve your overall physical and mental health.

Finding time to exercise every day can be a challenge with your busy schedule, but you can find 5 minutes, right?

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