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What Doctors Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Decades ago, I thought I was at the “pinnacle” of my career directing a prestigious Family Medicine Residency and boasting exceptional Board Exam scores. I knew my stuff, loved teaching, and felt...

Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress Reduction

Anxiety can be multifactorial in its origin. Genetic predisposition, neurochemical imbalance and stress (emotional or  physical) can further unmask or contribute to this expression of anxiety. A...

Memory: What Can We Do?

As physicians - we try to prevent disease as much as possible. The focus is typically on preventing an acute heart attack, stroke or certain preventable cancers. As Americans age, we are seeing more...

Pre-Diabetes & Type 2 Diabetes

For many centuries Diabetes was diagnosed by "water tasters" who tasted the urine of people suspected to have it. If it was sweet the patient had diabetes mellitus. In 1675 the word "mellitus"...

7 Day Metabolic Reset & Renew

Be joyful and mindful this holiday season

This holiday season will most likely not look, feel or seem like any holiday we have ever experienced before. There will still be joy, special holiday meals...

The Importance of Metabolic Flexibility

What is Metabolic Flexibility?

The fancy, medical dictionary explanation is the ability to respond or adapt to changes in metabolic demand. It is an ability of the human body to burn and utilize...

The Sweet & Sour Scoop on Nonnutritive Sweeteners

With many of us trying to manage our weight and follow guidelines to limit sugar intake, nonnutritive sweeteners (NNS) have become increasingly popular. With so many alternatives to sugar these days...

The 3 Best Preventative Strategies to Counter Mercury in Wildfire Smoke

Sadly, it seems most of the country now is suffering hazardous air quality due to the conflagrations in so many states. Mercury is one of many, many chemicals, particulates and metals released, along...

Get Your Vitality Score!

Get Your Vitality Score from LifeScape [here]

Below are the different health factors we evaluate to determine your vitality score. Each factor plays a unique role and can act as a looking glass...

Have You Received a Flu Vaccine?

We are already seeing influenza cases in 2020. Influenza can cause serious infectious disease and is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths annually in the United States. Pregnant women, young...