Blog Archive

Why Is Collagen So Important for Youthful-Looking Skin? Nov 1st, 2019

Are you tired of looking in the mirror and not liking what you see? Are fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin impacting your appearance and your self-confidence? At Columbia Internal Medicine in Castletown, New York, we understand the impact your appearance has on your self-esteem and self-confidence. We want to...

How to Incorporate Meditation Into Your Daily Life Oct 1st, 2019

Once upon a time, life was a little less complicated — or so we’d like to believe. Regardless of age, everyone experiences some form of stress as they go through the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Whether you’re a student trying to juggle a job and schoolwork, or a...

Why You Should Never Skip an Annual Physical Sep 1st, 2019

Making time for your annual physical might seem like an unnecessary inconvenience, especially at a time of year when everyone seems to be busy. Still, it's important to make and keep that appointment! During your annual physical exam, your primary care doctor gathers important information about your health and overall...

Here’s How Your Relationships Affect Your Physical Health Aug 1st, 2019

You probably realize the impact your relationships have on your mental and emotional health. But, do you realize the impact they have on your physical health? The negative impacts of a bad relationship Portland State University Institute on Aging carried out a survey which revealed people who live with long-term...

Follow These Summertime Tips to Keep the Sun from Wreaking Havoc on Your Skin Jul 10th, 2019

It’s tough to stay indoors during the summertime in Castleton, New York. Whether you go wine tasting, strolling through the cherry orchards, walking along the riverfront, or any of the other countless outdoor activities the area has to offer, you can bet the sun will be hot and your skin...

Summer is the Perfect Time to Start a Meditation and Stress Management Program Jun 1st, 2019

You’ve probably been hearing for a while about the link between stress and multiple diseases, whether it’s heart disease and high blood pressure or obesity and diabetes. Stress is also linked to everyday health problems like headaches and gastrointestinal distress, as well as anxiety, depression, and distractedness. At Columbia Internal...

Scars: Thanks to New Laser Therapy, You Don’t Have to Live With Them May 13th, 2019

Are you tired of covering up or concealing unsightly scars? Have you tried a variety of topical treatments to reduce their appearance without success? You’re not alone, and you don’t have to live with those scars. Dr. Padma Sripada at Columbia Internal Medicine understands how traumatic scars can be, especially...

ThreeForMe: The New Laser Rejuvenation Therapy Apr 2nd, 2019

What if we told you an innovative laser technology could turn back time by tightening your skin, making age spots disappear, and smoothing out lines and wrinkles, all without surgery, in less than an hour? Would you think it sounded too good to be true, or would you ask, “Where...

This Year's Flu is Going Viral! Jan 31st, 2017

A closer look into the Flu and related illnesses By Veda Sripada The virus strikes again! Catching a cold and getting sick can often seem like the end of the world, you’re stuck in an endless tunnel with barely any hope of ever getting better. Even if you feel well...