Five Reasons Why You Need A Family Doctor

You need a doctor who looks at your entire mind and body – not just one body part: You should have a good relationship with a family doctor so you stay healthy and prevent disease. Your office visits should include education on food, stress management and...

Who’s Your Doctor?

Whenever I meet a new patient and get their history one of my first questions is “Who was your previous doctor?” and in the 25+ years that I’ve been practicing Family Medicine there’s been a disturbing trend in that answer. Before 2010 the answers were usually “Dr....

Keto Diet

What is a Ketogenic Diet? Summer is approaching fast and many of my patients are asking about the ketogenic diet to shed some pounds for the bathing suit season. The “keto diet” is not a new fad and has been around for years. It’s having an upsurge in the media where...

5 Ways To Lose Weight Without Dieting

5 Ways To Lose Weight Without Dieting Diets don’t work. Counting calories is tedious. Half of us are on a “diet” but as a nation we continue to have a major problem with obesity. Obesity promotes heart disease and heart disease is the number one killer in America....

5 Reasons You May Be Too Tired To “Spring Forward”

5 Reasons You May Be Too Tired To “Spring Forward”  Many people are tired throughout the day and can’t seem to pinpoint why. Tiredness is a big problem affecting close to 20% of adults every day and leading to car accidents, poor work performance and relationship...

5 Symptoms Of Heart Disease Women Should Not Ignore

Many women have heart disease symptoms that are different from classic chest pain. February is American Heart Month so I wanted to focus on 5 symptoms women may ignore that may indicate heart disease: 1. Fatigue:  What woman isn’t tired? However, when your energy...