Blog Archive

Better Sex for Men (and Subsequently Their Partners Nov 30th, 2019

I recently treated a patient who did not have “erectile dysfunction” with shockwave therapy using the erectile dysfunction protocol. During the explanation of the therapy and throughout the treatment both he and his wife kept thinking that nothing would come of the treatment since he didn’t have erectile dysfunction (ED)....

Hair Restoration for Women and Men Nov 12th, 2019

Thinning hair can have devastating results in both men and women that includes depression, anxiety and avoidant tendencies. And worrying about your hair can worsen the problem. Stress and emotional turbulence can hasten hair loss that then leads to a vicious cycle of more worry and more hair loss. Predominantly thought...

Exercise Ideas That Take Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day Jun 23rd, 2018

If you think that getting fit or exercising regularly takes up a lot of time and scheduling, think again! Here is an excuse-busting list of workouts or activities that can give you some movement every day. When you consistently do some activity at least 10 minutes per day, it will eventually become...

Stuff the Bird, Not Your Face: Thanksgiving Feast Survival Guide Jun 23rd, 2018

It’s hard enough to keep up with healthy eating on normal days, but when you add in a holiday – especially one that is based on a Feast – it becomes even more difficult! To help you out, we have come up with a few tips that you can use to...

Insomnia and How to Sleep Better Nov 18th, 2017

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together” – Thomas Dekker (Elizabethan Dramatist – not the 29 yo “Terminator:Sarah Connor Chronicles” actor.) We know that lack of sleep makes people, well, sleepy. But it also causes people to be crabby, slow, hungry, sick and can lead...

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – BHRT Oct 24th, 2017

Back in my General Internal Medicine training, we put every postmenopausal woman on hormone therapy. We put them on one pill and never checked hormone levels – BHRT never came up as an option. Then the Woman’s Health Initiative (WHI) study came out telling us that hormones were evil and...

Why it’s called “Weight Loss” Aug 9th, 2017

Weight Loss Vs Weight AnnihilationWhy don’t we call it “weight annihilation,” or “weight eradication?” Because that’s what we really want to do – GET RID OF IT FOR GOOD! But we call it “weight loss.” And we should – here is why. Think back to a time when you ‘lost’...

Strong Weight Loss is a Judgement Free Zone! Apr 5th, 2017

Strong Weight Loss is a Judgement Free Zone!I’ve been thinking of a blog post about this for a while, then a patient came in today saying that she was afraid to come in because she did not have the best month regarding her weight loss efforts. She did, however, have...

Sugar Alcohols Mar 24th, 2017

Beware of Sugar AlcoholsThose of us looking to limit carbs have, at some time or another, been lulled into the hype of sugar alcohols. We’ve seen the “3 Net Carbs” in big letters on the front of the packaging and bought the cheaper protein bar instead of the more expensive...

Beware of the Easy Way Out! Mar 20th, 2017

The Easy Way Out!Today I was driving into work and I heard one of the local DJ’s testimonial ads about how he lost X pounds in as many days with a competing weight loss program and if you wanted to lose X pounds in as many days you should call them too*. And don’t...

Vitamin D – More Than Just for Your Bones! Mar 5th, 2017

It seems like everywhere I look, there is a new journal article on Vitamin D. It’s nearly impossible to stay up to date on the literature. To tell you the truth, I don’t try to keep up anymore. I’ve decided a while ago that Vitamin D was a good thing...

‘Oh Crap!’ Moments Mar 3rd, 2017

There comes a day when you look at yourself in the mirror, and in a heartbreaking moment, you realize your love handles are the least of your concern. Fat has completely taken over your body and stands in the way of YOUR health. Your next thought is“what on earth can...

Low Carb Vs Low Fat – and the Winner Is… May 4th, 2016

The Study to end the Low Carb Vs Low Fat Debate – MaybeLast week, August 13, 2015, in the journal Cell Metabolism, a study was published that demonstrated that a fat restricted diet had more fat loss than a carb restricted diet. But before you go out to buy the Spaghetti...