Blog Articles

The Unknown Hormone: Vitamin D

The most important hormone shown to prevent heart disease, diabetes, immune diseases and cancer in fact, a hormone with more than 1,000 critical functions, is Vitamin D. That’s right, “Vitamin D” is in fact, a hormone, not a vitamin.

Oct 17th, 2016
Low Metabolism

When I walk into an exam room, the first thing I do is shake my patient’s hand. I do this both for the social connection, but even more importantly, to feel the temperature of the hand. If they are feeling run-down, I listen to the patient’s complaints...

Aug 6th, 2016
Happy Wife, Happy Life!

Specializing in Integrative Medicine & Anti-Aging. In my day to day life, I am never happier than when my wife is happy, energetic, and feeling upbeat, and is not suffering from chronic pain.

Jan 8th, 2015
Psychological relief during stressful times, naturally.

During our current pandemic, most of my patients state they are stressed to the point where they are considering asking for medication to help them. Medications are an acceptable way to calm down and function within our work, family, and environment.

Apr 1st, 2020
What Type of Exercise is Best?

Patients often tell me they exercise most days a week walking and some even jog. This type of aerobic exercise is good but interval training is much better.

Sep 15th, 2019
The Brain & Alzheimer’s Disease

The good news is that are living longer and global life expectancy is higher then ever. If only we could all enjoy long lives while maintaining our mental faculties, this news would be even better, but unfortunately, mental decline is a major cause of...

Dec 5th, 2018
Is Arthritis Preventable?

Life is challenging enough without arthritis pain. Defined as inflammation and swelling in one or more of our joints, there are actually 100 different types of arthritis. However, this article will cover only the most common type— Osteoarthritis.

Feb 11th, 2018
Can Sleep Habits Affect Your Longevity?

The subject of sleep has always fascinated me as I have a difficult time falling asleep and staying asleep. My wife, on the other hand, can be sitting in the car and fall asleep mid-sentence. Statistically, about 40% of Americans experience...

Oct 2nd, 2017
The Secret to Anti-Aging

The number one most important anti-aging intervention that any person can do for their lives right now, today, is physical activity, which is essential to prolong our life expectancy and our quality of life. When it comes to our bodies and muscular...

Sep 5th, 2017
Inflammation: How it Affects to your Health

Approximately 90% of Americans suffer from chronic diseases that come from an inflammatory process. As you can imagine, these diseases include heart disease (the number one killer in America, and for the most part, in all industrialized nations),...

Jul 25th, 2017
Probiotics – Healthy Benefits For You!

Our gastrointestinal system contains more than one hundred trillion bacteria. These micro-organisms provide so many important benefits to the body that they are sometimes called a “forgotten” organ.

Jun 11th, 2017
Is Salt Really Bad For You? The Benefits of Iodine Salt.

Since the early 1980’s, you have been hearing health experts advocate that we decrease our consumption of salt due to the risk of high blood pressure. But you should also keep in mind that in the 1920’s, the government mandated that iodine be added to...

Apr 6th, 2015
Vitamins: What you really need to take….

There are only two valid reasons to take supplements. One is to make sure your diet is sufficient in essential nutrients. The other is to boost your natural immune system so as to provide greater protection against disease—in other words, to slow...

Mar 13th, 2015
Antioxidants & Longevity

AS A SOCIETY, over the past several hundred years, we have dramatically improved the human condition and added to human longevity. In the old days, people didn’t live much past 40 years.

Mar 8th, 2015
How to Measure and Treat Male Hormone Deficiency.

This article will focus on how to measure and treat male hormone deficiency. It should be noted that the articles in the coming several months will not be as technical as the past articles, and will actually be a bit more fun and easier to attain.

Mar 8th, 2015
Why Is My Gut So Big?

Of all my monthly articles, this is going to be the most important one that I hope everybody reading will research and explore, and definitely not ignore.

Jan 1st, 2015
A Good Night’s Sleep

The subject of sleep has always fascinated me as I have a difficult time falling asleep and staying asleep. My wife, on the other hand, can be sitting in the car and fall asleep mid-sentence.

Nov 8th, 2014