Brain Health Breakthroughs

I’ve been focusing on brain health and learning more about the gut-brain connection over the past several months, and the vast amount of research on the subject can be overwhelming. Not only do we have a “second brain” in our gut, but the...

How to THRIVE in the Winter

This is the time of year that your health is most likely to take a downward plunge if you aren’t proactive about taking intense time out for self-care. The days will continue to get shorter until December 22, so over the next couple of months ideally your...

My Vision for the Future of Healthcare

Every day I am reminded of the appalling flaws in the healthcare system, whether I am speaking with a patient, hearing a horror story from a friend, or seeing what goes on when I have a family member who is going through a health crisis. Instead of ranting about all...

Healthy or Not: Why We Need a New Yardstick to Determine Health

Have you ever gone to the doctor with a chief complaint of a chronic symptom such as fatigue, only to find that the medical staff is fixated on your weight and vital signs? Most likely, you had to cancel all plans for the day so you could sit in a waiting room for...

Secrets for a Healthy Thyroid

Your Thyroid’s Role in Health The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland located at the front of your neck. It works in close coordination with your adrenal glands (two tiny glands on top of each of your kidneys, located in your lower back) to regulate your...