Exploring Borderline Personality Disorder

In the realm of mental health, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a condition that stands out due to its complexity and the array of symptoms it presents. According to studies, approximately 1.6% of the adult Read More

Can Yoga Cure Diabetes?

More than 37 million Americans have diabetes (about 1 in 10), and approximately 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes most often develops in people over age 45, though it is increasing Read More

When Pain Medicine and Exercise Collide

Sports medicine professionals and others in the medical world continue to voice their concerns about the use of prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers, many of which contain acetaminophen. To put these Read More

Does your Microbiome Impact your Mood?

Over the years I’ve seen many patients with anxiety, brain fog, and depression. Most had been over-medicating with prescriptions like Prozac, Lexapro, or Zoloft long before they came to me. Generally, these patients had experienced Read More

How to Make Homemade Sauerkraut in a Jar

What is Sauerkraut Sauerkraut (or kraut, for short) is a delicious, fermented condiment made with preserved cabbage, dating back to the 4th century, BC. It’s available at many health food stores, but did you know Read More

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Our condition spotlight section focuses on health issues that generally last longer than one year. Often referred to as chronic diseases they require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. They are also leading drivers of the nation’s $3.8 trillion in annual health care costs.

Many chronic diseases are caused by a short list of risk behaviors:

Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Poor nutrition, including diets low in fruits and vegetables and high in sodium and saturated fats.
Lack of physical activity.
Excessive alcohol use.

By making healthy choices, you can reduce your likelihood of getting a chronic disease and improve your quality of life.