Look, I know as well as anyone that most secrets should not be told, but this one's different. This is one of those secrets that I've learned, I've used, and I hear over and over from other doctors at conferences.
Last year’s flu season was a tough one, and this formula helped many of our patients get out of the woods!
If you suffer from diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea or heartburn you know how much these symptoms can disrupt your life. What you may not know is that understanding the causes of these symptoms is important. There are many over-the-counter medications and home remedies for digestive symptoms, but simply covering them up isn’t a great long-term strategy. The symptoms may not improve on their own, or worse, masking them could delay diagnosing a more serious cause.
Many of my senior patients will get a prescription for a daily B-complex vitamin. Why? So many people are functionally low and taking these vitamins every day can change your life. Your body uses B-vitamins for hundreds of different processes, it’s really no wonder they can improve multiple symptoms and medical conditions.
Athletes are used to performing at their best, so when they see their performance drop they start looking for causes. Christine* noticed she was unable to complete her normal exercise routine due to shortness of breath, and she went to her doctor to figure out why. Her doctor checked her heart and lungs - strong as ever - and then ran some routine blood tests.
For years I prioritized getting enough sleep. Then a few months ago, I became a parent. Now I’m intimately more familiar with sleep deprivation, and the immediate effects: I’m having difficulty finding words, my conversational skills are plummeting, and my concentration isn’t what it was before. I wanted to know how much it was impacting my long-term health, so I looked into it, and sleep is even more important than I imagined.