Dr. Youn's Blog

Lady Gaga, Jimmy Buffett, and Billy Joel?

Confession. I listen to Lady Gaga in the operating room. Contrary to popular belief, the operating room is not a quiet, intense place where all you hear is the beeping of the anesthesia machine and an occasional grunt from the surgeon. Most ORs are filled with music – classical, country, pop, rock, heavy metal, even […]

  • Posted on: Mar 21 2018
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Paleo, Keto, Vegan, SAD- What is the Healthiest Diet for You?

What is the best, healthiest diet for you? This question is fiercely debated amongst the most knowledgeable nutritionists and physicians, without one clear winner. 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) – Our diet is roundly […]

  • Posted on: Mar 19 2018
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Swap your beauty products with these natural alternatives

Everyday we expose ourselves to potentially dangerous substances in our beauty products. Here are three options to get the results you want without potentially harmful chemicals and medicines: 1. Replace your sleeping pills with essential oils – Nearly 9 million American adults use prescription sleep aids, often highly addictive pills like benzodiazepines. Essential oils are […]

  • Posted on: Mar 19 2018
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Is your doctor on board?

Did you know that 70 percent of Americans believe in the positive effects of complimentary and alternative medicine? But unfortunately, less than 50 percent 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 […]

  • Posted on: Mar 14 2018
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Holistic Cellulite Solutions

Cellulite is a problem that plagues the vast majority of women and quite a few men. Surveys reveal that nearly 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, cellulite is a combination of dimpling, loose skin, and swollen fat pockets that most commonly occur on […]

  • Posted on: Mar 14 2018
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What Is Your Body Trying To Tell You?

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. In this email, I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to […]

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2018
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The One Test Everyone Needs To Take

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing over 600,000 people every year. Unfortunately, many people have heart attacks without even knowing they have coronary artery disease. So how do you find out whether you or someone you love is at risk? I am obviously not a cardiologist, but my […]

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2018
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You’ve Got To Try These New Skin Care Trends

Like you, I love learning about new skin care treatments and products. But how can you know the difference between truth and hype? I’ve got the inside scoop for you on some really cool new trends in anti-aging and skin care. 1. Oil Cleansing – Sounds odd, right? Since cleansers remove excess oil, how can washing with […]

  • Posted on: Jan 22 2018
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This winter let’s stay healthy together!

It’s that time of year again! So many of us are sporting runny noses, coughs, fevers, and more. So what can you do to prevent getting sick this winter? Here are some simple holistic tips to help you stay healthy and avoid getting ill: 1. Take a daily probiotic – Several studies, including one from the Journal of […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2018
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Avoid These At All Costs

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed yours and are staying warm during this crazy cold spell across the country. While I was walking my dogs tonight (both dressed in their coats), I came up with an interesting idea to send you. Here is a list of my “Avoid At All Costs” for holistic plastic […]

  • Posted on: Jan 9 2018
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