Podcasts

Non-Parkinson’s Tremors

In our latest podcast, Dr Edward Zdobylak discusses non-Parkinson’s tremors, or involuntary shaking that is NOT due to Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Zdobylak explains the ways in which tremors can interfere with everyday life, the fears that patients often have regarding them, and the variety of ways in which they can be treated. In his 20 […]

Introduction to ENT

Dr. Gregory Hyde, RMH’s new Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist,  discusses his education and background, as well as what brought him to Rush County. For those who are not familiar with the work of an ENT, Dr. Hyde describes the most common conditions that an ENT treats. These conditions include […]

Preventative Care

VP of Provider Services and Nurse Practitioner Joyce Geis discusses the importance of preventative and routine chronic illness care. Joyce explains why both types of care are important, even in the time of Covid-19. She describes some of the consequences of neglecting such care, and explains steps the hospital has taken to create […]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Headaches

RMH Neurologist Dr. Edward Zdobylak discusses the diagnosis and treatment of severe headaches, including migraines and cluster headaches. Dr. Zdobylak also describes recent advances in headache medications and prevention. He talks about the great progress that has been made in improving patients’ quality of life.

Coping with the Holidays

Haylei Lorca, discusses “Coping with the Holidays”. Haylei describes some common sources of holiday stress, as well as stressors unique to this particular holiday season when Covid-19 is affecting many peoples’ plans. She gives suggestions for managing differences of opinion regarding how the Covid-19 situation should affect family gatherings and […]

Mental Health and Covid-19

Listen to Haylei Lorca, RMH Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, discuss some of the mental health issues that have been caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Haylei talks about who has been most affected, from a mental health perspective, by the pandemic, what types of mental health issues have arisen since it began and how […]

New Dietician Shares Love of Food with RMH Patients

RMH Dietician Jonathan Isbill discusses his role at the hospital. Jonathan recognizes that good food is one of the great pleasures of life. For this reason, he is an enthusiastic cook as well as a dietician. He believes that eating a healthy diet doesn’t have to equal a life of misery and self-sacrifice at the dinner […]

Cyberbullying

Hayei Lorca addresses the topic of Cyberbullying. She explains how digital bullying can actually be worse than “in-person” bullying. She talks about different types of cyberbullying, including the use of false identities to conceal the perpetrator, and the potential for damage done by photos and false information that “live” on […]

Dementia

RMH Neurologist Dr. Edward Zdobylak discusses different types of dementia. Using direct and simple explanations, Dr. Zdobylak talks about some of the causes of dementia that can be treated and reversed. His examples of reversible dementia include dementia caused by medications, mild strokes, stress, time spent in a critical care […]

Conservative Pain Management Treatment Options

Tune in to listen to Pain Management Specialist Dr. Sahba Charkhzarrin discuss the treatment options offered in conservative pain management. Dr. Charkhzarrin explains how a pain management specialist approaches finding the source of a patient’s pain, resolving the underlying cause, and treating the pain itself. He discusses the importance of […]

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