Blog Archive

Living With High Blood Pressure (hypertension) Mar 29th, 2021

“Your health is at the end of the fork” Your blood pressure is an important part of your health. Adequate blood pressure is essential to supplying nutrients and oxygen to our organs and maintaining optimal body function, but excessive blood pressure levels can damage those same organs and deteriorate body...

Living with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Jan 4th, 2021

LIVING WITH GERD “Your health is at the end of the fork” Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) or “Reflux” is a condition where stomach acid and sometimes duodenal juices reflux back into the esophagus causing the familiar burning sensation in the mid-chest. Sometimes this does not cause any symptoms leading to...

HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT AND MAINTAIN IT Dec 6th, 2020

HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT AND MAINTAIN IT “Your health is at the end of the fork” Maintaining ideal body weight is essential for physical and psychological wellbeing. Staying below BMI (Body Mass Index) of less than 30 is achievable and sustainable with small changes that we can make in our...

Atrial Fibrillation: Important Facts to Know Oct 18th, 2020

Atrial Fibrillation: Facts You May Want to Know Atrial Fibrillation (A. Fib) is a common abnormal heart rhythm that becomes more common as we get older and with certain medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and heart disease. These are facts that you may want to know. It is...

Good Nutrition for the Management of Diabetes Mellitus Sep 7th, 2020

“The most important medicine for diabetes treatment is at the end of the fork”. This simple statement underscores the importance of food and nutrition in the management of diabetes mellitus. I often tell my patients that whatever the doctor does or does not is secondary to what they can do...

Living With Allergies Apr 29th, 2016

The spectrum of allergic disorders include allergic rhinitis (Hay fever), Asthma, Food Allergies, Contact Dermatitis (Eczema), Animal Allergies (Dogs and Cats) and Insect Allergy. About six million Americans suffer with allergic disorders with considerable suffering and  loss of productivity. About 7.8% of people 18 years and over in the U.S. have...

Breast Cancer Screening: What Is New? Apr 29th, 2016

Breast cancer is very important disease suffered by both men and women but more common in women. This article will focus on breast cancer in women. Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in US women being second only to lung cancer. It is estimated that 1 in...

Welcome To Our Blog May 9th, 2013

Welcome to our new blog. Please feel free to look around the site and contact us with any questions. In the coming months, I shall be writing on various topics of interest in healthcare. The topics will focus mainly on preventive medicine but I shall also discuss issues of, disease...