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Heart Health

During my medical internship, I’ll never forget taking care of a young female with lupus who was admitted to the hospital.  She had vague symptoms of fatigue, body aches, mild chest pressure and generally not feeling well. During her hospital stay, she was admitted to the coronary care unit and eventually passed away.  She suffered Read More…


Psoriatic Arthritis

ARTHRITIS HITS CLOSE TO HOME Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type of arthritis associated with inflammation that can be seen with psoriasis, an autoimmune condition where patches of red skin and silvery scales may be seen.  This type of arthritis which may appear before or after the skin lesions, can resemble rheumatoid arthritis. I remember Read More…


Health and Wellness A Seminar

I just attended a great seminar at the Soho House in NYC hosted by female entrepreneurs. It focused on health and wellness as well as new rituals for the New Year. I  loved hearing about ways to focus on self-care and self-love in the New Year. Thank you to Sally Kim (Crushed Tonic founder), Jess Chia Read More…


TENNIS AND SHOULDER PAIN

With the Australian Open going on now, I have been thinking more about my love of tennis! Tennis is a great workout and a stress relief. BENEFITS OF TENNIS –          Increasing bone density –          Lowering percentage of body fat –          Improving flexibility, coordination, balance –          Strengthening muscle and improving muscle tone The reason why I love this sport is Read More…


WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY?

I can think of a million things that can bring a smile to my face but I’ll just mention a few to kick off the week!   1) Hearing my daughter say “Momma”. 2) Warm hugs from my daughter, niece and nephew. 3) Spending time with my parents, siblings and extended family. 4) Hot chocolate Read More…