Parish Nurse Corner

Parish Nurse Corner-October: Medication Adherence

Proverbs 17:22—“A merry heart does good, like medicine.  But a broken spirit dries the bones.” Medication Adherence  Medication adherence is how well you follow your doctor’s advice for taking your medications.  When you take medications at the exact doses and times that match your doctor’s instructions, you have good medication adherence.  Good medication adherence helps…

Parish Nurse Corner June: Signs of SCIATICA

Our parish nurse Jan Sandos provides us with a monthly column keeping us informed of pertinent medical information. Psalm 25:18—“Look on my affliction and my pain, and forgive all my sins.” Signs of SCIATICA  Numbness, tingling, and discomfort through the buttocks and legs are all signs a person may be suffering from sciatica.  Sciatica is…

Parish Nurse Corner May: Meds and Your Mouth

Our parish nurse Jan Sandos provides us with a monthly column keeping us informed of pertinent medical information. Matthew 13:34b—“For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.” MEDS & YOUR MOUTH Taking care of your mouth does more than help your smile. There is a significant link between your oral health and…