Boredom Affects Mental Health
Mental health requires keeping a careful balance of your emotions. Find out when boredom helps or hurts.
Stand Up for Longer Life
Being even moderately inactive, 20 minutes of movement a day, has a serious reduction in your risk of diabetes and heart problems, even if you’re fat.
Inflammation Causes Depression
Research has shown that patients with depression have elevated inflammatory markers, even in the absence of illness. Drugs for neurotransmitters don’t help.
Meditation: A Prescription to Fight Stress
Meditation has proven brain benefits that you can access now. Sit down, stop thinking, and focus on being present in the moment. I explain how.
Sleep Apnea Treatment is Necessary
Sleep apnea is a disorder that requires attention. If you lie down for seven or more hours every night but are always tired, get tested and treated.
Alcohol and Painkillers are a Deadly Mix
Combining over-the-counter pain relievers with alcohol puts you at risk for serious stomach pain, major internal bleeding, and liver damage or failure.
Wrinkles Cured with Nutrition
You can slather all kinds of expensive creams and lotions on your face and never see a difference. That’s because your skin grows from the inside out.
Cholesterol is a Critical Nutrient
Cholesterol does not cause heart attacks. Every cell and membrane of your body requires cholesterol. Cholesterol has many important health benefits.
Alzheimer’s Prevention: 7 Steps
Even though there’s no “cure” for Alzheimer’s, there are plenty of things you can do to reduce the risk of developing the disease. Here’s seven steps.
Important Heart Health Supplements
Unfortunately, some doctors don’t recommend nutritional supplements. But if your doctor is behind the times, here’s what you should take for your heart.
Healthy Holiday Eating
My patient Lucy asked, “How can I get through the next few months without gaining a dress size?” Here’s what I told her.