A Doctor and Parents Viewpoint of Exercise For Her Kids – Particularly Her Daughter

December 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

As a physician working with people to improve their quality of life I have been a long advocate of physical activity. I actively pursue consistent exercise, not only as a means to improve my own health, but increase my fitness and stamina for my active lifestyle. In addition, I also stress the importance of consistent […]

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Uh-Oh…Your Brain on Fast Food

December 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

There is no doubt that we all have succumbed to the need to eat fast when the hunger switch has been turned on and we are running short of time. For many people the periodic consumption of fast food is reasonable and common in our hectic world. However, for those that partake in more than […]

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New Treatment for Schizophrenia – From a Common Anti-Acid Medication

July 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Schizophrenia is a serious, debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide. The causes of Schizophrenia are a multitude of biochemical and neurochemical imbalances that affect not only adults, but teangers and children. Treatment for Schizophrenia is often problematic and ineffective. New research brings to the forefront hope for some with Schizophrenia via a […]

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Improvements in Behavioral Symptoms following Antibiotic Therapy in a 14-Year-Old Male with Autism

July 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

A recent article published in the Case Reports of Psychiatry showed how a 14 year old boy with autism had great improvement in his behaviors following antibiotic therapy. He was being treated for a suspected unrelated issue, but showed marked improvement in anxiety and self-injurious behavior with a course of metronidazole for a gastrointestinal infection. […]

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Keeping Your Dog’s Ears Healthy

June 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

One of the most common reasons for dogs to be taken to visit their veterinarian is because of otitis externa (inflammation of the ear canal). Some dogs always seem to be prone to ear infections. Our dog, a pure bred Labrador Retriever, loves to swim and particularly in the summer months we have to watch […]

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Low Cholesterol and Its Psychological Effects

June 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Cholesterol is vitally important for our health. Cholesterol is critical for hormone production such as testosterone, progesterone, DHEA, cortisol and pregnenolone. Testosterone and progesterone deficiencies become problematic as we age leading to fatigue, loss of muscle strength, and poor vitality. DHEA, often considered to be an anti-aging hormone, is also necessary for healthy immune function […]

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Home Fitness – No Weights, No Equipment

June 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Having an easy to follow, time efficient exercise program is the key to getting started with a new fitness program. If you are like many people who are bored with going to the gym or have little time to do so, and you do not have a lot of room in your home for gym […]

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Home Fitness Videos – A Great Way To Maintain Consistent Exercise

June 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Exercise has always been a part of my life. As a kid I loved to ride my bike, play football and basketball with my friends, and generally just be outside running around. As a teenager and young adult cycling was my thing. I could ride for hours and loved the freedom of doing so. As […]

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Mood Imbalances, Violent Behavior, and Schizophrenia – A common link to clostridia bacteria and the toxin called HPHPA

June 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

For years I have been advocating to parents (for their children) and physicians (for their patients) to make sure they perform the Organic Acid Test (OAT) or minimally the Microbial Organic Test (mOAT) from Great Plains Laboratory to measure levels of yeast markers, i.e. arabinose, tartaric acid and the clostridia bacteria marker HPHPA. Many people […]

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Urban Spoon App – Great For “Foodies”

June 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

If you are a “foodie” like me than you know how frustrating it can be to find a new restaurant in your area that you have been wanting to try and eventually find out the atmosphere, menu, and overall eating experience is less than you anticipated. This is especially a problem when you are out […]

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