Author Archives: Doctor Jonathan

ARE PHARMACEUTICAL ADS MORE BENEFICIAL OR HARMFUL TO THE AVERAGE CONSUMER

TV advertising is expensive and designed to increase consumer awareness to various services and products. Many of these products can HARM the consumer even if federal guidelines are followed providing some level of awareness explaining these dangers. “The latest statistics for 2016 showed drugmakers on track to spend an estimated 6.4 BILLION dollars on direct […]

Understanding Our Naive Fear Of Disease

Why shaking hands is out at the Olympics? “Olympians are told to fist-bump, not shake hands, to prevent the spread of norovirus.” Let’s begin this post by excluding the obvious…when skiers are wearing mittens, how does “fist bumping” offer greater protection from bacterial or viral infections than shaking hands? Clearly it doesn’t, but consumers would […]

VACCINES: May or May not SAFELY protect children from Viral or Bacterial infections, but will NEVER safeguard children from today’s CHRONIC DISEASES

This statement by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. does NOT support OR oppose the concept of vaccinations. It simply PROVES that vaccines alone are NOT enough to prevent the growing rates of childhood chronic diseases. . WHAT IS A PARENT’S ROLE IN REDUCING THEIR CHILD’S CHANCES FOR DEVELOPING CHRONIC DISEASES? . 1. Understanding the role NUTRITION […]

THANK YOU MY AMAZING FRIENDS!

As many of you know, I have spent the last two months raising money for a charity that provides critically ill children and their families a week long vacation away from disease, doctors and the stress associated with both. The organization is called, “Give Kids The World” and is located near Orlando, Florida. They have […]

HEALTHY CHILDREN FROM AN ADULT PERSPECTIVE

What do you believe plays a more important role in the development of healthy children? Eating healthy, exercising, playing in a social environment with other children, getting adequate sleep, drinking adequate amounts of water, family love, spiritual guidance OR Receiving up to 72 Vaccinations from the age of 0-18? . If we stopped vaccinating children […]

ARE WE CHOOSING SUICIDE

Suicide is defined as: “the act or instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally”. . When we choose to avoid essential lifestyle needs: regular quality nutrition adequately portioned regular exercise daily adequate quantities of water intake regular channeling of stress in a positive manner regular adequate sleep regular quality social interaction with family […]

“IS THAT A PATIENT IN ROOM #2 OR JUST A CHRONIC DISEASE”?

“Doctor, in room #2 the record shows non compliance with the prescribed cholesterol medication and a new high blood pressure finding. A1C levels remain elevated and it’s time for the flu shot as well.” Does this patient have a NAME? If a doctor walked into room #2, do you think the conversation would be about […]

“RIGHT” OR “WRONG”

When we search for answers, we commonly use methods that distinguish “right” from “wrong.” This helps qualify the pathways we follow and adds confidence to our decision making. What many of us don’t realize is that it also blinds us from seeing additional alternative pathways that may better suit our needs to achieving successful outcomes. […]

YOUR PERCEPTION vs. YOUR REALITY

When you take a look at the following pictures, does your mind associate these pictures with certain assumptions? Do you associate the pictures on the left with: success financial wealth happiness “living the dream” What adjectives would you use to describe the pictures on the right? ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ . Now, let’s assume these […]

ARE YOU SURE?

When you look at this picture, are the vertical and horizon lines in the middle bowed or straight? ARE YOU SURE? . Does the next picture add perspective that reinforces your original assumption or makes you uncertain about your continued ability to defend your original “certainty.” Notice how the red lines are perfectly straight and […]

WHAT MANY SEE… WHAT I SEE

What Many See: fat ugly lazy What I See: unhappiness insecurity eventual unnecessary loss of quality and function in life systemic inflammation with resulting chronic diseases . What Many See: a musical icon enormous wealth an eccentric lifestyle What I  See: unhappiness insecurity eventual unnecessary loss of quality and function in life systemic inflammation with […]

THE ONGOING SEARCH FOR “CURES”

In America, we tend to approach the concept of “health” from a “disease” perspective. We think in terms of health “crises,” health “maladies” (“conditions,”) health “compromises,” etc… The reason we view health from this perspective is because we don’t typically think about our health until something goes wrong. Quite frequently, this is how we approach […]

“Why Monitor A Problem If You’re Not Going To Fix It?”

“Why Monitor A Problem If You’re Not Going To Fix It?” Lifelock, a personal credit monitoring company regularly uses this quote in their advertising. Lifelock differentiates itself from its competitors by accepting ACCOUNTABILITY and taking action to help RESOLVE potential credit fraud (rather than simply pointing out that fraud has been committed.) If, as consumers […]

ARE YOU IN CONTROL?

When it comes to the length and the quality of our lives, there is no plan of action that guarantees results. That being said, there are choices we can make that increase the chances for longer healthier lives. When Babe Ruth picked up his first baseball bat he wasn’t a natural home run hitter. When […]

HELLO, MY NAME IS (YOUR NAME) AND I AM UNHEALTHY

Wow….kinda sounds like an opening comment made at an alcoholics anonymous meeting! Fortunately (YOUR NAME) doesn’t believe (he or she) suffers from this “unhealthy” status and can continue to follow the current path without eventual harmful ramifications. Although everyone has the right to follow their own chosen path, it may be time to reconsider your […]

WOULD AN INCENTIVE OF $389,600.00 IN ADDITION TO A PAYCHECK POTENTIALLY CREATE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN ONE’S DECISION MAKING?

How would you feel knowing your Pediatrician’s paycheck is supplemented by an incentive based vaccination program offered by insurance companies? Is the vaccine recommendation by your child’s doctor in your child’s best interest or your doctor’s best interest? Are you willing to rely on your doctor’s recommendation when a financial conflict of interest clearly exists? […]

ASK YOUR DOCTOR

Ask your doctor if he or she believe the basis of good health is achieved by: eating healthy exercising attaining restful sleep of adequate duration balancing stress consuming adequate hydration Now ask them, “if these components are crucial in obtaining good health, why are these topics not covered in detail during the office visit?” Do […]

I JUST CAN’T GET IT LARGER!

Originally posted on lucinda E Clarke:
How about a Christmas present for me? It won’t cost you more than a moment and very little effort. I’m asking all you FABULOUS people out there for a re-blog of this post (flatter them p 148 of How to Win Friends and Influence People). You see I have been trying to…

IF I HAD A MILLION DOLLARS TO GIVE AWAY, WOULD I HAVE TO FORCE YOU TO TAKE IT?

When the average consumer is exposed to a service or product that is guaranteed to benefit them without any financial cost, is it typically necessary to FORCE them to use it? Why then is it necessary to mandate by law a vaccine policy to FORCE every child to receive up to 72 vaccinations between the […]

17 OUT OF OVER 5000 PEOPLE

Please take a moment to consider my request. I STILL NEED YOUR HELP! I have received countless “likes” on wordpress, facebook, twitter and LinkedIn. I have received “sad face” emoticons, “heart” emoticons, and “prayer” emoticons I have received “thanks” and other well wishes for volunteering to help children suffering from life threatening diseases. Yet, only […]