Recently I had a visit with a longtime patient. She went through the wringer, having had a breast cancer scare. While she was recalling the ordeal she went through, one thing really stood out to me: every provider (she had seen multiple doctors, technicians, and specialists) started each conversation with, “Does breast cancer run in your family?”
This year, many parents are extremely anxious and concerned for the well being of their children and keeping them safe from contracting and spreading Covid-19. In an effort to help ease some anxiety and help prepare parents to send their children off to school, we will discuss the facts of Covid-19 in kids.
Intermittent fasting has quickly become a health trend with celebrities and “health” professionals touting its health and weight loss benefits. But this eating pattern is not simply skipping a meal. For this method to be the most effective, you must be vigilant in WHEN and most importantly WHAT you eat.
Before meeting Dr. Rothman, I was under the notion that I was living a holistic lifestyle. I liked to exercise a few times a week, wasn’t taking any medication - not even Tylenol for a headache, and ate well. I always purchased organic; everything from produce, meats, to ice cream!
One of the most frightening aspects of the Covid-19 is our lack of knowledge of the virus. In fact, we have more questions than answers. How can we lessen the spread, properly treat, and eradicate something we know so little about? Why is the Covid-19 asymptomatic in some people, causes mild symptoms in other people and in the worst cases, deadly?
With restaurants closed for dining, many of us are looking for recipes to cook at home. But between video conference calls and remote learning, you’re frantically searching for quick, easy, healthy meals that will appease your whole family. Here are 5 tasty dinner options, full of healthy saturated fat and flavor.
Chronic diseases like high blood pressure (HTN), type II diabetes (DM), obesity and heart disease (CAD) are becoming increasingly common in modern society. These diseases share many common underlying factors, many of which are from different stresses on your body. Avoiding (and even reversing) these chronic diseases is actually not that complicated. It involves identifying and reducing the stressors on your system efficiently and effectively.
Plant-based eating is officially a mainstream movement. According to a study by Good Food Institute and the Plant-Based Foods Association, one-third of consumers are choosing to reduce their meat consumption. U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods significantly outpaced overall grocery sales in the past year, surging 11% to $4.5 billion in 2019. Marketers have all jumped on board the newest ...
As I’m sure you are well aware, the world is responding with hysteria to the Coronavirus. This isn’t the first epidemic that has affected many parts of the globe, as many of you may remember SARS, MERS, the Zika virus, and swine flu. However, the sheer mania surrounding the Coronavirus can be attributed to how tethered we are to the Internet...
Recently I was catching up with a colleague of mine, Christine Siegel, who is a Cannabis Patient Consultant. We had been discussing the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program and our experiences as professionals working within the program. We had such a great conversation that I wanted to share some tips and guidelines she uses with her patients.