On A Weight Loss Plateau? 10 Ways To Overcome It Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN I remember starting a low-carb diet for the first time. I was overweight, had acne, and had high levels of fasting blood sugar. During the first six months, I lost weight successfully. […]
Preface by Dr. Cirino Here is a concise article on carbs written by Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN, a registered nurse, blogger, and wellness writer. We have been sensitized to the word “carbohydrates” over the last few decades. We hear of the “low carbohydrate diet,” and many of us […]
What is the microbiome? The word microbiome describes the trillions of viruses, fungi, and bacteria that live on or within the human body in various habitats such as the skin, mouth, colon and vagina. Each site has characteristics, including pH, water and oxygen content, temperature, and chemical metabolites, that […]
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. […]
September is Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Many of you may know friends or family members who are in their seventies or older and are developing signs of mental slowing, or mild cognitive dysfunction or already have Alzheimer’s disease. I have seen the same changes in my parents as […]
From January to June of 2021, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reported a spike in leptospirosis cases compared to the same time in 2020 (589 compared to 520)
Photo credit: Dreamstime Introduction Despite the disproportionate occurrence of hypertension in blacks when compared to other racial groups, the good news is that there are clear-cut steps to preventing this condition. However, an elevated blood pressure reading is not always the same as hypertension. Ideally, you should monitor […]
by Dr. Christopher M. Cirino and Dr. Shahrzad Alimohammadi I hope you are enjoying your summer. Along with longer days in the northern hemisphere comes a greater chance to get burned by the sun. Besides the discomfort caused by a sunburn, there is a potential for significant immediate […]
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Pay it forward for your optimal health and for the benefit of the community’s health!
Behavior change is nothing less than a radical change.
There are worse things to smell than a turtle bowl, but, at the moment, I can’t think of any.
Music saved me from a life of oblivion, and I can think of no better way to spend the time. -Joyce Hoffman
Access to safe water is a basic human right, and it must be vigorously defended.
by Joyce Hoffman Introduction: Friends after a Stroke Through my involvement with stroke survivors at all levels, I heard from a lady who had to move 2000 miles away to get out of a horrid relationship. The reason being, she was under so much stress that once she […]