JOINT PROTECTION and RUNNING

Let’s chat about running and how to protect your joints. ⁠ Running is extremely beneficial for the entire body, but it can be hard on your joints. But, there are many ways to save your body from runners’ injuries. ⁠  I have been a long-distance runner for over 10 years now and have completed six half Read More…


My ACHY JOINTS

Have your joints been feeling a little extra achy lately? ⁠ As we turn the corner from fall to winter, temperatures are dropping, and many more individuals are complaining of joint stiffness.  Some people may think it is due to the body feeling the effects of the changes in barometric pressure which may make your Read More…


Self Care In Doctors

Let’s talk about ⁠prioritizing self-care as a doctor⁠. ⁠ I was recently interviewed for an article on things doctors wish they knew before the resident match. ⁠ It may sound cliché, but doctors are trained to “do no harm” and put patients first, which is why this one is so important to remember. ⁠ Prioritizing yourself for your patients Read More…


TIME

Every morning when I wake up at 4:30/5 am, the first few thoughts focus on what I have planned for my day…school, work, grocery shopping, after school activities, homework, fitness, blogging, phone calls and responses to my patients…the list seems to go on and on. The last few months during the pandemic has made me Read More…


Oral Health + Arthritis

In the last several years, there has been a focus on the association of oral health and the connection with arthritis and autoimmune diseases. There is a link between gum and mouth inflammation and the body’s overall health. Mouth bacteria can enter the circulatory system and mouth inflammation can exacerbate cardiovascular disease, pulmonary, and kidney diseases.  Sometimes Read More…


STRESS EATING

Stress is the body’s response to threatening and harmful scenarios.  When human beings are stressed there is a signal from our brains (at the hypothalamus) that triggers a release of stress hormones, specifically cortisol. Stress can directly have a correlation with our appetites. Sometimes this “stress signal” can direct the individual to crave certain foods that Read More…