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Experiencing Brain Fog Since the...

According to a 2021 survey from the American Psychological Association, more than three-quarters of Americans report that the pandemic has been and still is a significant source of stress.   One of the side effects of that stress may be brain fog.  If you’re feeling more forgetful or distracted than usual, […]
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Which Fish are the Safest to Eat

The Environmental Working Group comes through for us again with research on which foods contain the most toxins and which contain the least. This time we’ll be focusing on fish and mercury levels. BEST TYPES: Wild Salmon, Sardines, Mussels, Rainbow Trout, and Atlantic mackerel. These are very low in mercury […]
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What Type of Exercise is Best for the...

Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body. “Back in the day, the majority of exercise studies focused on the parts of the body from the neck down, like the heart and lungs,” says Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo, assistant professor of medicine at the University […]
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The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

It can be hard figuring out what’s healthy and what’s not. There are so many things to consider these days…does it have additives, pesticides, GMOs….the list goes on and on. Luckily, when it comes to fruits and vegetables it’s pretty straightfoward, thanks to something that the Environmental Working Group calls […]
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The Brain is a “Picky...

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” is a famous quote from Hippocrates, the father of medicine, circa 440 BC.  But that famous citation must have been forgotten by the time I reached medical school in the 1970’s, for we had no formal training in nutrition at […]
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Hormones of Love… Keeping the...

Did you know that virtually everyone can maintain a healthy sex drive and experience enjoyment at any age? So for this Valentine’s season, let’s see how we can keep that flame going by restoring youthful, sexual vitality for life! Historically one of the most distressing side effects of aging has […]
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Renew in ’22

Haven’t started your New Year’s Resolution yet?  No worries!  This article is for you 😊  First, you’re not alone.  Second, research shows that taking your time can even work to your advantage… When it comes to Behavior Modification, which is ultimately what most people do when they embark upon a […]
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“Exposure to toxic metals may...

“Toxic metals in the environment may increase the risk of atherosclerosis, a buildup of plaque in the arteries that can prevent blood and oxygen from reaching major organs. Arsenic and cadmium, metals that can be found in food, water and tobacco, plus titanium, which can come from dental and orthopedic […]
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STRESS + HORMONE IMBALANCES = MORE...

“Just feeling lousy,” a new patient lamented the morning I met her in my office for a consult. She went on to tell me she did not feel like working today, but she had no choice.  She was the owner of the business.   “Already stressed to the max with kids […]
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Why you should know about Brain Derived...

According to a recent peer reviewed research paper in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience by Magdalena Miranda,  “Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) is a key molecule involved in plastic changes related to learning and memory”. In plain words, it is the fertilizer of new brain cells and very active in neurotransmission […]
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Bioidentical Hormones –...

“Unnecessary?” I wondered as I tried to understand exactly what my patient’s Internist was referring to. “The bioidentical hormones that Dr. Watts prescribed for you are unnecessary for life.” Gloria’s primary care physician had further explained and then questioned, “Why take them?” Now I understood. Most doctors are not taught […]
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Estrogen in Men and Women

Excessive levels of estrogen can be dangerous to a woman’s health and, believe it or not, a man’s too! Over and over these days we hear doctors and then the media tell us we need to check our hormone levels.  Most of the time we think we will discover what […]
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