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The Ever-Evolving Us

Welcome to 2014!!  I still am in disbelief that 13 years have passed since the millennium.  I hope everybody’s holidays went smoothly and were celebrated in each one’s unique way.  I’ve never been inclined to make New Year’s resolutions—mainly because I feel that continual growth on a […]

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Trick or Treat?

As the days go by and Father Time begins to catch up with our steadily slowing pace, I often find patients ignoring certain symptoms and chalking it up to “getting old”.   This could be part of the reason of suffering or it could be your body trying […]

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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 […]

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More Pain, No Gain….

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 […]

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To Be As She Is…

Lately I’ve been a mode of reflection. I don’t know if it’s because 40 is lurking around the corner or that our 10 year anniversary is here or that I’m finally feeling at home in the South. And in my many thoughts of life and such, I […]

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THE POWER OF Zzzz….

10:30 p.m. Goodnight. 2:49 a.m. 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 […]

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The Great Pretender

With this country still recovering from the aftermath of the recession, I have seen the medical consequences of this financial disaster. Individuals of most ages are highly stressed. They can’t eat what they may prefer and might not be able to keep their membership at the gym. […]

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Testosterone Deficiency in the Aging Male

Testosterone is a androgenic steroid hormone also known as the principal male sex hormone. In males, it is primarily made in the testes and is 6-8 times in higher concentration than in females. It is the hormone responsible for puberty in boys and in adult males it […]

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SCIATICA

Attention to all bicyclists, long-distance commuters and pregnant and or sedentary individuals. All of you may share a common disorder, resulting in one-sided gluteal pain, radiating down the leg, caused by a variety of different pathologies. The result is one disorder, called sciatica. Essentially, sciatica is a […]

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No Food For Thought

With the cold chill of fall officially here and the start of the holiday season in full gear, let the bells of indulgence ring! Indulgence in spending, indulgence in ego, but especially indulgence in eating…. And not just eating larger amounts than usual, but eating more portions […]

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