The benefits of cold therapy (cold showers, cryotherapy, ice baths, etc.) are an increasingly popular health trend. Big name celebrities like Tony Robbins and Joe Rogan, along with a slew of professional athletes swear by the practice.
Lately, it seems that fish oil is synonymous with heart health. Medical professionals are recommending that you take it as a daily supplement to fortify your health and well being, however the vast majority of these practitioners are no better than “snake oil salesmen” as they are unaware of the full metabolic effects of “snake”/fish oil.
Cholesterol is an essential fatty substance that the cells and tissues in your body need in order to produce its protective cell membranes. Cholesterol is also used by your body to make vitamin D, produce sex hormones (like testosterone, progesterone and estrogen), other adrenal hormones (like pregnenolone, DHEA and cortisol), and bile salts.
If you’ve landed on this article, there’s a good chance you may have searched the term “mass formation psychosis.” This term, which is not a scientific term found in research literature, is a term that was used on a Joe Rogan podcast, by medical researcher Robert Malone, M.D.
For patients who have a debilitating medical condition approved under the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program (NJMMP), medical marijuana has been a blessing to help find relief from your symptoms. From the physical and mental anguish of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the distressing symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease, and crippling chronic pain, millions of patients have turned to cannabis to combat their symptoms.
COVID continues to be a major source of concern. The acute symptoms of the virus are very frequently minor, if you have a healthy immune system. We are now seeing problems in patients that recovered from COVID in the form of Post Covid Syndrome (PCS). If you have PCS you may end up with all sorts of chronic inflammatory symptoms that can effect a multitude of systems in your body.
I’ve been practicing medicine for 30 years and have interacted with many chronically ill patients. I myself was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease which opened my eyes early in life to investigate methodologies to support my own health.
This time last year, we began hearing about a pneumonia like illness infecting people in China. By February 2020, the U.S reported its first death. In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic. All around the world, people wore masks, social distanced and as of Jan 6, 2021 via The Coronavirus Tracking Project 260,126,223 coronavirus tests have been performed in the United States alone. Today, millions of people worldwide are currently debating whether you should be taking any of the emergency-use approved vaccines. The best advice I can offer is to do your research and make an educated decision on whether you and your family should vaccinate.
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.