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Optimize the Effects of the Sun

In last week’s post, we discussed the importance of sunlight and the essential role it plays in our overall health and well-being. There are three, main benefits to sun exposure: It promotes vitamin D production It enhances nitric oxide production It stimulates healthy pineal gland function The most recent, scientific research proves that vitamin D,… Read more »

Learn to Love the Sun

In my previous two posts, I shared with you the long-life secrets I learned from my 102-year-old Russian grandmother and drew a comparison between her lifestyle choices and the everyday habits of those living in the Blue Zones. Don’t underestimate the incredible health and longevity benefits you can gain from following in their footsteps! Over… Read more »

The Secrets of Long Life Cultures

In last week’s post, I shared the powerful life lessons I learned from my 102-year-old Russian grandmother. While four years of medical school, two years of post-graduate training, and 20 years of practicing medicine taught me how to diagnose and treat illness, it didn’t teach me how to help others extend the length of their… Read more »

My Grandmother Taught Me More About Health than Medical School

What I Learned from My 102-Year Old Russian Grandmother About Healthy Living My grandmother immigrated to New York in 1917 from a small farming village in the Ukraine. She died a few years ago at the age of 102. Even more impressive was that she was very healthy, independent and functional until her late 90’s…. Read more »

Perioral Dermatitis: The Conclusion

In my past two emails, I shared with you the story of a woman who came to see me 10 years ago with a severe rash around her mouth. After three years and six doctors, all she had was a diagnosis—Perioral Dermatitis—which literally means “a rash around the mouth.” This patient case serves to highlight… Read more »

Case of the Big Red Mouth Rash (Part 2)

In my last email, I shared the story of a woman who came to see me several years ago with a severe rash around her mouth. After suffering for three years and seeking help from five, different doctors, a noted specialist finally diagnosed her condition as Perioral Dermatitis. In medical terminology, that means “a rash… Read more »

Case of the Big Red Mouth Rash

Sometime in the late 1990’s, a woman came to my medical office in search of help. She was a fit, attractive woman in her early 30’s. But I was somewhat distracted by her lips; it looked like she had painted on a pair of bright, red clown lips. As it turned out, these lips were… Read more »

Take Control of Your Health

Let’s take a look at why you need to take control of your health. Stop for a moment and think, if you could magically and instantaneously achieve some health or fitness goal what would that be? Responses range from reducing or stopping an expensive or side effect causing medication to reducing or eliminating pain, restoring… Read more »

Are Testosterone Boosters Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

are testosterone boosters safe

Choosing a safe testosterone booster among the bottles that line vitamin store aisles can be a difficult decision. Not everyone is the same, so why should their testosterone supplement be? Getting a boost, is relative and depends on the user’s age and health. Individuals younger than 30 years of age still have optimal natural testosterone… Read more »

4 Holiday Health Tips for Keeping Stress at Bay and Staying Fit

holiday health tips

The holidays are the best time of year, but they can also be the most stressful. The season keeps us busy with an abundance of traveling, food and alcohol, shopping, and packed weekends. As much as we look forward to all the festivities, we also don’t want to feel overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle… Read more »