The Fractal Whisperer: Musings on health

What is “healthy” and would you know it if you saw it? From nature, we gather our understanding of life and how our environment affects us.  We develop insights or “laws” – of gravity, entropy and heavenly bodies, through the observations we make in the world around us.  […]

food healthy fashion people

The Keto Diet: Is it Ideal for Diabetes?

by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH There are many different approaches to starting a low-carb diet. One option that has garnered significant interest over the years is the ketogenic diet (Keto). This diet is a high-fat, low-carb eating pattern that can help someone to […]

two people holding hands together

We are Social Creatures: the Health Impacts of Relationships

by Sydney Bright, MS and Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH A timeless truth is that human beings are social creatures. Our understanding of ancient civilizations and pre-agricultural societies contextualize human life as tribal and community-based. Of course, it is not difficult to observe the importance of […]

pexels-photo-359989.jpeg

Insomnia: Why Getting Poor Sleep Is Cause for Alarm

by Julian Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH What do we know about insomnia? Interestingly, even at this point in human evolution, no one knows exactly why we need to sleep. Sometimes it makes you wonder if the lack of certainty means its functions are […]

photo of person s hand submerged in water

COVID and the Skin: More than Just Skin Deep

by Dr. Shahrzad Alimohammadi and Edited by Dr. Christopher M. Cirino The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic erupted in early December 2019 and spread worldwide in the ensuing months. SARS-CoV-2 causes mild to severe respiratory infections and gastrointestinal, neurological, and dermatological complications (Li et al. 2020; Singh et al. 2021). […]

gift cardboard box with open me title on tag

An Omnivore or Herbivore Diet: Which is Better?

Welcome to the Daily Apple, a new page on Your Health Forum that addresses questions that you may be curious about and are likely to come up in clinic visits. The goal is to answer questions in a useful format to allow quick learning and application in an […]

photo of salt on white surface

Worth It’s Salt: The Importance of Sodium in the Body

by Julian Dollente, RN and edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Humans evolved in an environment rich in sodium. However, too much or too little sodium in our system can kill us. The body maintains a healthy balance of water and sodium, which is responsible for the […]

woman wearing black and yellow swimsuit carrying coconut fruit

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Let Food be Thy Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder that comprises a group of symptoms that generally occur together without noticeable organic causes. These symptoms typically consist of recurrent discomfort or abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in bowel movements, which can manifest either as constipation, diarrhea, or both. To […]

Arthritis Pain? Try These 5 Supplements

by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Introduction: Arthritis is Common Let’s talk about arthritis. More than 54 million adults in the United States have arthritis. One in four of these adults experiencing significant joint pain, the most common symptom of the condition. As the arthritis progresses, […]

spilled red wine from a glass

Health Advisory: Alcohol is the World’s Most Harmful Drug – And It’s Legal

by Julian Martin Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher Cirino, DO MPH   Introduction Alcohol: The Most Harmful Drug People have been drinking alcohol since ancient times. It has served the people a variety of purposes throughout all history. The reason why drinkers choose alcoholic beverages as thirst quenchers […]

desert sand

Reflections on Health Disparities: Food Deserts and Living with Diabetes

by Stephanie M. Edwards, MBA, PsyD (ABD), Edited by Christopher Cirino, DO MPH Food Deserts: Introduction What one consumes shapes their health. However, access to quality and affordable food is not a given. While the majority of US households (88%) have reliable access and regular intake of food, […]

Testimonials

View All ›
woman sitting while showing heart sign hands

Zoe P

While there are so many voices in the world right now that would seek to offer advice and instructions about our health, there are few that provide a consistent balance of ‘head and heart.’ Your Health Forum remedies that problem.

Zoe P

I was fortunate to find Dr. Cirino’s movement fairly early on during the pandemic and was undeniably impressed with his multifaceted approach to health, healing and well-being. From his blog posts to his books, it was immediately apparent that he offered a level of unparalleled care along with incredibly valuable content. As a busy working woman who is largely in charge of care for my mother, my daughter and myself, I was drawn to the broad appeal of Dr. Cirino’s topics across various circumstances, health situations and life stages. Perhaps most of all I love how brilliant yet accessible the material is much like the man himself. Dr. Cirino is a treasure and a wonderful resource who offers decades of training, knowledge and experience to those who are fortunate to find him as I was and he does so with that profoundly impactful balance of ‘head and heart.’ With Gratitude, Zoe P.

%d bloggers like this: