AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE HITS THE TENNIS WORLD

In addition to celebrating Heart Awareness, February is also Black history month. I can remember growing up and being inspired watching the Williams sisters rise to the top of their tennis games. I loved being able to watch these girls/women who I could identify with display such amazing athletic ability.  I still watch them both Read More…



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…


Rheumatoid Arthritis Blog

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS REVEALED  A couple of years ago, a professional female in her late thirties walked into my office describing several months of joint pain in both of her wrists, hands, knees and feet.  She reported feeling “achy and stiff”.  In addition to joint pain and swelling, she also noted stiffness that lasted into the Read More…


Breast Cancer Blog

CHANNELING MY PINK SIDE! Often teenage girls ponder about their breasts in some capacity after hitting puberty.  I remember as a child thinking are my breasts ever going to grow? Are they too small? Ultimately, I am happy how things turned out in that area.   Women should be aware that breasts are like snowflakes…they all Read More…


THE SUPER POWERS OF WATER

You can also check out this blog on sweatforsmiles.com  How many times have we been told as children and adults how important water is for our health?  A few years ago, former First Lady Michelle Obama and her staff launched a “Drink Up” campaign which helped promote children to drink more water instead of sugary Read More…