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THE TIPPING POINT IN HEALTH AND DISEASE

Health and Disease (as it relates to the Human behavioral component) is based on the premise of “THE TIPPING POINT.” Whether we choose to proactively participate in a plan of action designed to improve our chances to avoid disease and dysfunction or choose to passively rely on an event in life (ex. diagnosis of adult […]

A Few Pictures Explaining Why IN PERSON Doctor Office Visits Are Necessary

These pictures shows an IMPORTANT missing component from a PROPER and COMPLETE DIAGNOSIS when a doctor relies on a computer, lab testing and a telephone instead of an IN OFFICE visit. It is known as the HUMAN BEHAVIOR FACTOR!   The next time YOU want a proper diagnosis, take the time to stand in front […]

WHEN YOUR DOCTOR SAYS, “YOU’RE IN GOOD HEALTH” IS HE/SHE BEING TRUTHFUL?

How many times have you told friends or family members one of the following statements after visiting the doctor? “My doctor gave me the thumbs up after my exam and told me I’m in GOOD HEALTH!” “I was told for my age I’m in GOOD HEALTH!” “My doctor told me my blood work was excellent […]

CHOOSING BETWEEN DIFFICULT CHOICES

Life has many challenges; some of which we can’t control. Then there’s the choices we make among the options that are available to us. At face value, some of these options may look DIFFICULT. They may involve “things” we DON’T WANT TO DO or even ENJOY, but are necessary to develop and maintain the mental […]

BETTER HEALTH REQUIRES AN EMOTIONAL ADJUSTMENT

As many of you know, I share health information that frequently goes under the radar. This information can dramatically impact decisions you make regarding your health. It is backed with credible references to add validity to its content. Frequently, I see comments to my posts that read: “something to really think about.” . I truly […]

CHILDHOOD DISEASES: WORDS WITHOUT ACTIONS

How often do we hear statements like: . “I want my child to have a better life than I had growing up.” . OR “Our children are our future.” . We’d like to believe our heartfelt sentiments are more than just words, but do our ACTIONS reflect these emotions? . TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 […]

AND NOW THAT YOU’VE LOST SOME OR ALL OF THE WEIGHT…?

This post is 1322 words providing an outline to achieve SUCCESSFUL LONG TERM WEIGHT LOSS. FOR THOSE IN NEED, I RECOMMEND TAKING THE TIME TO READ IT. . “I lost 100 pounds.” “I only have 35 pounds to go.” “I’m having trouble getting those last 10 pounds off.” These were such typical phrases I heard […]

CAN THE METHOD BE THE PROBLEM?

With the new year 28 days in the making, many New Year’s resolutions have already hit a brick wall. The infamous: “I want to lose weight” “I want to be more physically fit” “I want to feel like I did when I was twenty years old” is a recurring mission many of us undertake, but […]

ERADICATING DISEASE BY CONQUERING “GERMS:” AN EXERCISE IN FUTILITY

How can I make such an ARROGANT statement when the scientific community with significantly more experience and knowledge has claimed to have already eradicated disease (ex. Small Pox?) What scientific facts do I base my “assumptions” on? I base my assumptions on: THE LAWS OF EXISTENCE THE REALITY OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR . THE LAWS OF […]

“I HATE VEGETABLES”

As you may have guessed, I say it like it is! I have hated vegetables ever since I was a small child. As I’ve matured, my “taste buds” have maintained their adolescent preferences. This simply means that as an adult, I continue to HATE VEGETABLES! How have I handled this dilemma? . I EAT 6-8 […]

WHO EVER THOUGHT EATING HEALTHY WOULD BE THIS COMPLICATED?

In my previous post, I discussed how EXERCISE WAS ESSENTIAL for GOOD HEALTH. Eating good sources of healthy foods is EQUALLY important and TWICE AS DIFFICULT! The reasons include: Most people do not like the idea of being TOLD what they should eat. Most people do not like increasing their spending budgets on foods they […]

MOTIVATION

How often do we think to ourselves, “if only someone could help MOTIVATE me!” “Maybe I need a personal trainer and a nutritionist to provide MOTIVATION to keep me on track to become healthier and lose weight?” There are plenty of good qualified trainers and nutritionists, yet weight problems and health issues continue to plague […]

COMPASSION AND DOCTORING

When I think about my health care education several words come to mind. They include: science anatomy and physiology analysis pathology disease diagnosis treatment All of these words were part of an excellent education that taught me the science of health care. They provided basic skills to evaluate TANGIBLE conditions with treatment protocols that followed […]

PREVENTING DISEASE

There are so many explanations I hear regarding the causes of disease. They range from: direct contact with “germs” close proximity to sick people vaccinations or the lack of vaccinations genetics environment Disease is considered “normal” by many people with recurring episodes experienced throughout the year. When people are asked the best defense against disease […]

IN SEARCH OF HONESTY

When it comes to our health, where can we find the one PERSON to turn to for an HONEST accurate answer? This is a flawed question because it presupposes one source is capable of providing an accurate¬†HONEST answer all the time. It also excludes various mitigating factors that interfere with unbiased objective information used to […]

White Potato vs Sweet Potato: WHO WINS?

For all those insomniacs never realizing the cause of their sleep deprivation, I give you the answer to the long awaited question: White Potato vs. Sweet Potato: WHO WINS? First, I will start by saying BOTH forms of potato (especially in organic form) are naturally HEALTHY products that provide good sources of nutrition. Interestingly, there […]

Getting Out Of Your Own Way

After working with thousands of patients over many years, recurring health patterns became evident among people with self limiting problems. These problems weren’t based on genetics. They were based on self imposed behaviors interfering with the body’s natural expression of good health. People complained about low energy, fatigue, lethargy, musculoskeletal pain, digestive issues, headaches and […]

Can Disease Prevention Be This Simple?

These three pictures represent three different cultures that all possess one thing in common. GOOD HEALTH The Tanzania’s Hadza, the Arctic Inuit and the Amish do not suffer from high rates of: heart disease diabetes atherosclerosis high blood pressure cancer obesity autism These cultures have little to no exposure to modern technology and do not […]

LEARNING TO BE THE BOSS

When I was growing up, the term “Boss” referred to the “person in charge.” This person had the “power” to tell people what they had to do. Just as we strive to be adults when we’re children, we typically strive to achieve positions of authority in order to¬† fulfill our need to become some type […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF…?

Whether you have recently moved to a new city or state or plan to live in your current location, how prepared are you for potential health complications. Most people seek out a general family physician or internist, a dentist …. and the list usually ends there. For discretionary spending, the list is not only substantially […]