Freda Wall

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Freda Wall

About Freda Wall

Freda Wall, PA-C is the Clinical Coordinator of the Brain Tumor Center at Piedmont Hospital. She graduated from Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program in 1995. She has worked in a number of specialities since that time including. Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Radiology, Neurosurgery, Intensive Care Medicine and Surgical Oncology. She is an instructor at the Mercer University Physician Assistant Program and is Chairman of the Advisory and Development Committee . She is a member of the Ethics Committee at Piedmont Hospital. She has been studying Functional Medicine and Integrative Medicine for 3 years and strives to find methods to help her patient's symptoms using traditional and non traditional methods.

Women Experience Heart Attack Differently from Men

Research done by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has shown that women often experience physical symptoms of a heart attack as long as one month in advance of the actual event. The study included 515 women who had a heart attack. Of those women, 95-percent recognized that  their symptoms were new or different a [...]

By | May 1st, 2013|Health, Self Esteem|0 Comments

Vitamin D: The Sunshine Pill

During the winter, the hours of sunlight decrease. That means fewer opportunities to receive vitamin D, because most people meet some of their vitamin D needs through exposure to sunlight that is scarce in the winter months. Vitamin D synthesis through exposure to the skin is certainly affected by season, but it is also affected [...]

By | December 29th, 2012|Health, The Light: Christmas|0 Comments

Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

Cholesterol is a type of fat that circulates in your blood. All cholesterol is not “bad.” Cholesterol is essential and is involved in maintaining cell membranes, manufacturing Vitamin D on the surface of the skin, producing hormones and possibly helping cell connections in the brain. About 70% of cholesterol is made in the liver and [...]

By | August 22nd, 2012|Health, Simplicity|0 Comments

Are you Right or Left Brain Thinker

Do you think with your left brain or your right brain? In 1981, Dr. Roger Sperry was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology for his discovery of the specialization of both cerebral hemispheres. He learned that both sides of the brain can reason and learn, but by different methods, and that one side may be dominant. He [...]

By | June 24th, 2012|Creativity, Health|0 Comments

Improve Your Breathing Improve Your Life

Want to feel better? Control stress? Reduce blood pressure? Think more clearly? Then learn how to breathe correctly! Breathing is a function that we don'’t think about it. It is automatic and it is controlled by the respiratory center of the brain. We take about 19,000 breaths per day.  Breathing allows us to exchange gases. [...]

By | April 17th, 2012|Breath, Health|0 Comments

Treating Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Diabetes is a health condition where the body is unable to produce enough insulin and properly break down glucose (sugar) in the food. Glucose is produced in the liver and the cells of the body need it for energy. Glucose comes from food when we eat, food is digested and the carbohydrates are broken down [...]

Improving Mood Disorders through Functional Medicine

Did you know? Mental disorders, such as mood disorders, are the leading cause of disability in ages 15-44 There has been a 10% increase in mood disorders every decade over the last 100 years Nearly 25% of the US population will be affected at some point in their life By 2020 depression will be a [...]

By | May 1st, 2011|Health, Joy and Depression|0 Comments