Tag Archives: Quality of living

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HOMEWORK & HEALTH

If you go to your doctor for your annual physical, what do you expect? height and weight check blood pressure reading auscultate (listen to) heart sounds with a stethoscope maybe auscultate the lung fields review prescription medications blood and urine test SOUND ABOUT RIGHT? . Then we wait for the lab reports and the “thumbs […]

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WHAT MAKES YOU MATTER?

I was taught the importance of an education as a young child. This education became more concentrated as I grew up and attended college. As a result, I developed a PASSION for HEALTH which became my primary focus in education. This culminated in a career as a physician. This title, “PHYSICIAN” created a cloak of […]

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HELPING PATIENTS TO CHANGE MINDSETS REQUIRES DOCTORS TO CHANGE MINDSETS FIRST!

The following advertisement was recently sent to me by a reputable nutritional business representing two companies. The intention of this ad was to create a win-win-win scenario. THESE COMPANIES would make money selling me (THE DOCTOR,) their quality products. I, in turn, would make money selling these quality products to THE PATIENT. The patient, in […]

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FINDING ANSWERS TO HEALTH PROBLEMS BEYOND THE “PRESCRIPTION PILL”

The cost of health care has become unaffordable. We find MORE people suffering the SAME problems that have existed for decades regardless of ongoing development of newer drugs saturating TV, newspapers and magazine markets claiming to offer better options to “treat” chronic diseases. These newer drugs have produced BILLIONS in revenue, but have NOT “FIXED” […]

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THE ANSWER TO GOOD HEALTH WILL ALWAYS REMAIN THE SAME

We are a society that likes to search for complicated answers to make our approaches to health unique. So many people are searching for that “unique” answer believing it’s the missing piece of the puzzle to good health and happiness. This makes us susceptible to deception as we desperately “buy in to” fallacies exposing our […]

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SEX AND HEART DISEASE

I’ll bet that title will arouse some attention! Well, after hearing for the umpteenth time, “if you suffer from heart disease, always check with your doctor to make sure it’s safe to have sex,” I thought I’d share my perspective. First, checking with your doctor IS NOT THE SAME THING AS HAVING SEX WITH YOUR […]

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HEALTHY CHOICES: AN OXYMORON

Everyone knows that exercising and consuming quality foods are key components necessary for healthy living. Why then do professionals who study exercise and nutrition disagree on which exercises and which foods contribute to healthy outcomes? The following are some examples. FOODS STATEMENT:  LEGUMES and GRAINS are healthy plant foods and should account for a significant […]