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
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
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,
I spend a lot of time talking to people about how their diets can affect their physical health but there is also growing evidence
One of my biggest role models in the field of medicine has been Dr. Andrew Weil. His philosophies on health and healing were
“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.