Fast Healthy Fall Recipes for the Physicians’ Busy Schedule
Oct13

Fast Healthy Fall Recipes for the Physicians’ Busy Schedule

You work long shifts. You’re on your feet all day and by the time you get home, you’re mentally and physically exhausted. How about it, doctors – are we right? However, despite being tired, you still have to eat! Fall is finally here, and you’re probably thinking of warm soup, hearty beef stew, and all of those home-cooked meals that are perfect for warming you up on a crisp, cool day. Yet, the last thing you want to do after a long...

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Physicians – Talking with Patients about Weight Loss
Aug07

Physicians – Talking with Patients about Weight Loss

Your goal, as a physician, is to help your patients be as healthy as possible, which means you should be talking with patients about weight loss. Being overweight can be harmful to one’s health and it often results in people being at a higher risk for certain health issues such as diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, and even certain types of cancers.  Yet, discussing weight with patients can be an awkward conversation to have,...

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Chronic Fatigue | It’s All In Your…Gut?
May03

Chronic Fatigue | It’s All In Your…Gut?

For years, it was thought that chronic fatigue was more or less in the head of sufferers — now it turns out it may actually be in the gut! For many, living with chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS can really hinder one’s ability to participate in even the most simple of daily activities. And even though over one million people currently have ME/CFS, there still isn’t a universal treatment option or even a...

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Yo-Yo Dieting & Fad Diets
Apr13

Yo-Yo Dieting & Fad Diets

Yo-yo dieting is a new and increasingly popular trend for weight loss. Doctors are starting to see it throughout the country, whether it’s young adults or older adults. People that engage in yo-yo dieting – also called weight cycling – don’t realize the adverse effects on the body. There are also many fad diets that are also considered yo-yo diets that you should look out for. Reasons for Yo-Yo Diets Many people don’t even realize...

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Coffee Alternatives: The Caffeine Crisis
Feb22

Coffee Alternatives: The Caffeine Crisis

It’s no secret that coffee, or caffeine in any form for that matter, can be a physician’s best friend. However, too much coffee or caffeine can be very detrimental to your health. While we realize that long shifts and a stressful work environment can often make it tough to get the proper amount of sleep. Relying on coffee and other caffeinated beverages can cause muscle tremors, heart palpitations, and various stomach issues. Luckily,...

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5 Foods to Boost the Immune System
Feb07

5 Foods to Boost the Immune System

Let’s be honest. You work with sick and injured people for a living, so it’s no shocker that your immune system is going to take a beating this winter. While you may have built up a stronger immune system than most because of your career, it’s still important that you take precautions when the winter cold and flu bugs hit. There are a variety of ways to boost the immune system, from working out, to taking vitamins, to getting a good...

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