How to Most Effectively Pick Your Battles: Fight, Flight, OR Negotiate?
We're all given a finite amount of time in a day, and it's up to each of us to determine how to spend it. In relationships (with kids, with a spouse, and so on), we're faced with many conflicts every day, and you may be tempted to fight through each of these conflicts, to ensure you… [more]
Four Ways Sittosis “Tin Man Syndrome” is Overcome Naturally
Remember the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz? His body hadn’t been used in so long that he was stiff, inflexible and barely capable of moving ... that is, until Dorothy fixed him up with a few squirts of oil. Well, like the Tin Man, your body, too, can “rust” and get stiff if… [more]
Athlete’s Foot: How to Get Rid of This Common and Incredibly Itchy Fungal Infection
Athlete’s foot is one of the most common skin infections around, and usually attacks your feet in the dark, damp areas between your toes. Fungus, of course, love moist environments of all kinds, including showers, swimming pools and locker rooms, the latter being why this infection… [more]
The Pros and Cons of Being a Vegetarian: What the Experts Say
If you disagree with one or more portions of the following article, no matter which side you're on to start, it's likely we have done our job opening up this topic for conversations at your next Doctor's appointment and for us to chat. With that we hope you agree? More than… [more]
Good Fats to Feel Better Vs. Fats Causing Depression and Heart Disease Why Even Skinny People Need to Know Their Fats!
Many Americans are under the impression that "fats" is a four-letter word ... a substance that must be shunned in your diet if you want to stay thin and avoid heart disease and other health issues. But this misguided nutritional dogma could actually be putting your health at risk,… [more]
How Midlife Heart Disease, the #1 Killer, can be Avoided
It is the size of a clenched fist, beats approximately 72 times a minute and is one of the most important organs in your body it's the human heart. But with incredible endurance and life-sustaining responsibilities comes the likelihood for breakdowns, ranging in severity from transient to… [more]
Alzheimer’s Disease Hope!
Probably the number one disease feared most by my patients over age 50 is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is now the third leading cause of death in the United States following heart disease and cancer. There are approximately 5.2 million Americans with Alzheimer’s… [more]
We’re all given a finite amount of time in a day, and it’s up to each of us to determine how to spend it. In relationships (with kids, with a spouse, and so on), we’re faced with many conflicts every day, and you may be tempted to fight through each of these conflicts, to ensure […]
Remember the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz? His body hadn’t been used in so long that he was stiff, inflexible and barely capable of moving … that is, until Dorothy fixed him up with a few squirts of oil. Well, like the Tin Man, your body, too, can “rust” and get stiff if […]
Job loss, layoffs, companies closing their doors, drops in the stock market and home foreclosures are now daily topics in the media, making it more and more difficult for Americans to uphold a positive attitude. Surveys are showing that Americans are overwhelmed and uncertain and as a result, stress levels are on the rise. In […]
I am sad to announce to my patients and readers that I am closing my online Vitamin D store effective this week. Due to my very busy practice of medicine, along with my very time-consuming teaching schedule at the UCLA School of Medicine, I have not had the time to attend my online store like […]
As my readers and patients know, I am very passionate about normalizing the vitamin D levels of the population of the world. It is now estimated that over 1 billion people worldwide are deficient in vitamin D. More and more studies are coming out showing the benefit of vitamin D for a plethora of medical conditions. […]
When my book on vitamin D came out several years ago, I noted in the book, in my interviews and in my blog posts, that more and more research on vitamin D would occur in the years ahead, which which show its benefits for many health conditions. Now these studies, most of which are double-blind, […]