MA Top Docs is proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for November 2018. MA Top Docs Include: ENT (Otolaryngology) Dr. H. Dennis Snyder Family Practice Dr. Jennifer M. Souza OB/GYN Dr. Ashley D. Ackerman Pediatrics Dr. Priya Wagner Psychiatry Dr. Matthew Friedman MA Top Dentists Include: General Dentistry Dr. Frank J. DiMauro

MA Top Docs is proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for October 2018. MA Top Docs Include: Cardiology Dr. Richard Ress Family Practice Dr. Jennifer Trieu General Surgery Dr. Richard Statman Geriatric Medicine Dr. Matthew Shuster Reproductive Medicine Dr. Merle Berger

Tips for Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder As everyone around you is indulging in pumpkin spice lattes and maple pecan muffins, keep in mind that this time of year is not pleasant for everyone. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that typically appears during the autumn and winter seasons when the days become shorter, darker, and chillier. About 4-6 percent of Americans struggle with SAD, with more people in the northern part of the country being affected. People with SAD often experience a range of symptoms, but the most common is fatigue that’s paired with oversleeping, depressive moods, and strong cravings for carbohydrates which often leads to excessive weight gain. If someone who has SAD is struggling with severe symptoms, it can greatly impact their daily lifestyle by preventing them to go out and interact with others. To help combat SAD this season, keep the following tips in Read the full article →

You’re Not The Only One Who’s Exhausted & Here’s Why Can you make it through the whole day without needing a nap? Or can you make it a whole week without dozing off at your desk? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 15% of women and 10% of men regularly feel exhausted in America.  In addition to that, the CDC reports that one third of American adults get less than the recommended amount of sleep. Not getting enough sleep is linked with many chronic diseases and conditions like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. It’s no surprise that these conditions are taking a massive toll on our country, but who knew sleep had a role to play in this? Below you will find a few possible reasons why you’re always feeling exhausted and what you can do to get a better night’s rest. Read the full article →

Can This New Technology Help Children With Autism Relate Better To Others? Children living with autism struggle reading nonverbal cues from others within facial expressions. This struggle creates such a strong disability that children tend to falter with social interactions and resist making eye contact at all. When it seems like people react in unreasonable and unexpected ways, the world starts to become a terrifying place for those with Autism. Until now, autism therapy was the only source of relief for these children. Autism therapy teaches how to better understand emotions and social cues, but due to the lack of autism practitioners, children couldn’t always access the help they needed.  Even if a child did obtain therapy sessions, it often wasn’t during the period of time when their brain was the most adaptable. With the new advances in technology and the creation of Google Glass, children with Autism may now Read the full article →