functional medicine

Take Control Over Your Anxiety!

Take Control Over Your Anxiety!

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...

The Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

The Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

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...

Dreams Do Not Come True On Their Own

Dreams Do Not Come True On Their Own

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, it has been my dream for...

Putting the "Health" Back in Healthcare

One of my biggest role models in the field of medicine has been Dr. Andrew Weil. His philosophies on health and healing were what made me want to go to medical school in the first place. I started medical school with the idea of practicing Integrative Medicine,...

8 Ways To Add Years to Life & Life To Years

8 Ways To Add Years to Life & Life To Years

In one of my previous post I talked about 6 lab tests to do to assess your physiological age. Now that you know about the tests lets talk about some ways you can improve your numbers!  Before I jump in lets talk a little bit about how advanced science is able to...