INSOMNIA

INSOMNIA                                                Good Morning, really?! Actually, I know it’s not going to be as good of a morning or entire day for that fact, because I didn’t get my much needed 6 hours of sleep. I suffer from sleep deprivation occasionally— and that term is relative because my father has always performed on target with 4 hours of sleep and my mother needs at least 8 hours to uphold her usual “Mary Poppins” status. But studies have shown that at an average adult needs at least 4 hours of concentrated sleep in order to function normally. And according to studies and what I see continually in my office,…
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HEALTHY WEIGHT

HEALTHY WEIGHT                           Happy Spring! Yes, I realize I changed the very well-known slogan to yet again fulfill my informative needs. As the seeds of the season begin to blossom, the predictable influx of abashed patients ensues. This phenomenon is not new and occurs like clockwork around this time. What is the regretful issue? Post-holiday weight gain. “I’ve fallen off the wagon, Doc…” . It happens in the majority of people… especially those over the age of 35. And most of my patients want the quick easy fix, instant gratification. The problem with this concept is why I changed the words in the title to suit my following advice. In achieving most life-altering goals, and especially weight loss,…
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Advanced Lipid Testing

Every day offers us an opportunity to start fresh and take responsibility for our own health. Besides a healthy mental outlook on life, we need to examine three major preventive medical aspects in our lives to ensure a long healthy quality of life. First, we need preventive medicine for internal monitoring of our health and putting out fires before they do damage. Secondly, managing (of getting to) optimal weight that is achieved by harmonious integration of eating properly, correct excursive and active lifestyle. And third, is smoking cessation. Medical programs now have over 65% successful quit rates. The advancement in medical science is providing us with powerful tools to forecast and prevent major events. The Advanced lipid testing lab testing is a new and innovative way to check cholesterol, genetics…
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