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Take Control Over Your Anxiety!

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the US with over 40 million people over the age of 18 suffering from some form of it today. That is 18.1% of the population! Of all those suffering, only 36% of them are getting treatment for it. Why do so few people seek treatment? There are many reasons including the stigma of mental illness, access to health care, and

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

There are many things that contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease including genetics, social isolation, head trauma, smoking, alcohol, physical inactivity, obesity and even some prescription medications. The fact that there are so many things that contribute to Alzheimer’s is why I am not optimistic there will ever be one single drug that will cure the disease. However, out of all chronic medical conditions

Dreams Do Not Come True On Their Own

For those of you that follow my blog you may have noticed it has been over a month since I have posted any new material. I want to apologize for the hiatus and let you know what has been going on behind the scenes. As some of you may know,

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Food For Thought. Natural Approaches to Mental Health

I spend a lot of time talking to people about how their diets can affect their physical health but there is also growing evidence

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Putting the "Health" Back in Healthcare

One of my biggest role models in the field of medicine has been Dr. Andrew Weil. His philosophies on health and healing were

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Why Healthy People Get Broken Guts, And What You Can Do About It.

For all the health and fitness enthusiast out there if you aren't already following Ben Greenfield via podcasts or on social media then

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8 Ways To Add Years to Life & Life To Years

In one of my previous post I talked about 6 lab tests to do to assess your physiological age. Now that you know

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There Is A Better Way! 3 Keys to Achieving Optimal Health.

“It is more important to know the patient who has the disease than the disease the patient has.” Hippocrates said this over 2,000 years ago and it is just as true today as it was back then. However, in our current insurance driven ‘health care’ model doctors rarely get the chance to truly know their patients.

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