So, Are you a Pain in the?

Are you are a real pain in the  . . . . oh, wait, the wrong talk!  Are you suffering from joint pain?   At some point in our lives, most of us will experience some form of arthritis. Arthritis is a generic term referring to joint pain or joint disease. It is more common…

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Cleaning the House is Bad for You – Spread the Word!

Every day we are exposed to chemicals. It is scary to think our own government does not stop cleaning products from using any known carcinogens they would like. SCARY SCARY DARK S*&%! Ok, I am a little over the top about this. While I do love the smell of bleach, in an almost unnatural way,…

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Heavy Metal from the 80s

It was 1985 and Dee Snider from Twisted Sister was named a public enemy by a group of parents trying to censor lyrics of heavy metal music. I was sure I knew everything about metal then. Too bad those Mom’s didn’t focus on all the lead paint their kids had been chewing on in toys…

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Do you have Alzheimer’s Disease?

I hear this all too often in my practice: My “parent/grandparent” has Alzheimer’s and I am noticing some change in my memory. I am kind of freaking out and I want to come up with a way to prevent these changes. What can I do? In 2018 Alzheimer’s disease statistic was 5.7 million Americans. There…

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Are You Stressed Stupid?

Everything about our life can affect our stress hormones. Our outlook on life and our perspective can affect how happy you are and all affect your stress hormones. Cortisol is our main stress hormone. This hormone is secreted in response to any physical, emotional or chemical stress. Cortisol is released from your adrenal glands. People…

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The Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll of Memory Problems

This week we are going to cover the Sex (your hormones) Drugs (medication reactions and interactions) and Rock and Roll (staying up to late) of memory issues and how that effect you. Sex hormones are well known to affect your memory. Studies have shown that memory issues in women pre-menopausal are not as often reported…

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Your Memory and “CRS”

One of my first years in medicine a patient came in with a T-shirt that said, “Ask me again, I have CRS”. Of course, I asked about what this CRS was . . . I laughed so hard. I “CRS= Can’t Remember Shit.” He clearly had a sense of humor about something that I would…

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Trauma to the Mama

Ok ladies, here we are at the end of our mommy makeover series talking about the most traumatized part. Whether or delivery was vaginal or C-Section there is trauma’s that happen from all the weight just hanging out on your pelvic floor. The pelvic floor refers to the muscles that help you to contract and…

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