Yoga

Yoga is a perfect example of an exercise that affects every part of your body. As an Osteopathic physician (D.O.) my training emphasized the inter-relationships of all the systems of the body rather than viewing each system individually. If you think about it, this is...

Panic Attacks

Politics, angry demonstrations, North Korea and terrorist attacks – who isn’t having a panic attack these days? Panic attacks are defined as a sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety leading to intense physical symptoms. Anybody who’s experienced them will agree...

Put Your Mold on Hold

Mold allergies are difficult to control. The ragweed people are only miserable in the late Summer and the tree and grass sufferers are usually only affected in the Spring. Those allergic to mold are exposed all year long – whether inside a building or outdoors....

Are You Depressed Over Your Pet’s Health?

Pets. They are not judgmental, love us unconditionally, provide companionship, get us outside to walk, detect diseases before we do, physically protect us and provide comfort for strangers who are sick. But, as a physician, I’ve also noticed how a sick or aging...

Fat Free Foods Are Not Healthy

Morning java with processed corn syrup – yuck. But this is what millions of health conscious people start their day drinking because Fat Free Half & Half just replaces the cream with skim milk and corn syrup! For years the public has been inundated with ads...

Telling Your Doctor Your Sexual Orientation

As a primary care physician, I need to know your sexual orientation so I can provide you with the healthcare that you deserve. Your sexual orientation is an incredibly important part of your medical history because there are certain screenings and vaccinations that...