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Hope and Faith
Wow, what a difference a week makes. As I write this I’m sitting in an empty office between virtual consultations. The hospitals have halted all non-essential surgeries, all but one of my employees have been sent home to protect themselves, and the question of how long this will last weighs heavily on my mind. But […]
- Posted on: Mar 18 2020
Holistic Tips During the Time of Coronavirus / COVID-19
There is so much fear and uncertainty today in regards to Coronavirus / COVID-19. We hear that washing our hands and staying home if we are sick are the major actions you can take to keep healthy and help prevent the spread of the virus. But what else can you do? This week’s new podcast […]
- Posted on: Mar 11 2020
Stem cells, PRP, Growth Factors?
Have you heard of regenerative medicine? Simply put, it’s cutting edge medicine that utilizes your body’s own tissues to rejuvenate itself. Two categories of regenerative medicine that are very popular today are stem cells and growth factors. Stem cell therapies have advanced incredibly over the past ten years. Much of the concern regarding the ethics […]
- Posted on: Mar 4 2020
Feel Better by Trying This
Do you get stressed out? I know I do, and a lot of my patients do as well. I’ve always been disheartened by how many of my new patients are on anti-anxiety medications. Some of these medications are addictive, like benzodiazepines, and can be dangerous when combined with alcohol and other prescription drugs. So do […]
- Posted on: Feb 27 2020
Dealing with the Backlash
I hope this message finds you doing well! It’s been quite eventful for me these past couple weeks. I recently created some drama amongst doctors on Twitter with some of my TikTok videos. If you haven’t heard of TikTok, it’s the newest social media app which consists of short, entertaining videos. The audience is quite […]
- Posted on: Feb 20 2020
Clean Skin Care – What to Avoid, What to Choose
Did you know the EU has banned 1300 potentially harmful ingredients in skin care products, whereas the US has banned only eleven? Yes, our skin care is filled with ingredients that have been implicated in cancer, hormone disruption, and a lot more. Here are five potentially harmful skin care ingredients that I recommend you avoid: […]
- Posted on: Feb 13 2020
Keto vs. Paleo vs. Plant-Based – What is the Best Diet?
What is the best, healthiest diet for you? This question is fiercely debated amongst the most knowledgeable nutritionists and physicians, without one clear winner. In this newsletter, I’d like to offer you my thoughts on some of the most popular diets in the United States (and around the world): 1. Standard American Diet (SAD Diet) – […]
- Posted on: Feb 5 2020
Is Your Doctor on Board?
Did you know that 70% of Americans believe in the positive effects of complimentary and alternative medicine? But unfortunately, less than 50% of doctors discuss alternative therapies with their patients. What about your doctor? Here are some reasons why your doctor should embrace holistic health care: Alternative practitioners can take the time to determine the […]
- Posted on: Jan 23 2020
Organic or Conventional? And Why?
How important is it to buy and eat organic food? If given the choice (and if it’s affordable), then I always recommend eating organic. Here’s why: 1. Conventionally grown produce (much of which is genetically modified, or GMO) can be subjected to the chemical herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). In fact, GMO foods are specifically designed to tolerate glyphosate […]
- Posted on: Jan 16 2020
Dirty Little Secrets
Plastic surgeons have their dirty little secrets, and this week I’m going to share some of them with you! Here are my top five dirty little secrets plastic surgeons don’t want you to know. 5. Your doctor may not do all your suturing. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Many plastic surgeons employ the use of […]
- Posted on: Jan 8 2020