We have a beautiful magnolia tree that I love to watch blossom every spring. I notice the first blossoms, that always catch my eye, especially at certain times of the day, as the light dances across them with a magical, almost otherworldly beauty. They are simply breathtaking.
I believe one of the most significant and ongoing ignored aspects of medical treatment is our failure, as physicians and other health care professionals to help our patients manage stress. It is one of the leading risk factors and contributors to the development of chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, and many more.