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The Secret of Longevity: Using Stress to our Benefit Stress is not a product of modern times. Human beings have been under stress since the beginning of times, fighting wild beasts, surviving natural catastrophes and wars. What is happening today? Why do we suddenly see so many diseases emerging from stress? Why have we become so vulnerable to it? We have forgotten how to use stress to our advantage. You might be surprised that the latest studies in Anti-Aging Medicine are focusing on “cellular stress” for longevity.  We are made of trillions of cells and we are only as old…

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Breaking out of the fear cycle.   As much uncertainty as this pandemic is bringing, we can’t let fear take over our lives because this will cause our natural defenses to break down. We know that our state of health and the strength of our immune system plays a major role in fighting and processing the virus. It seems difficult to stop fear when we can sense it all around us, and no matter how we try to calm our minds, it comes back at us. So how do we come out of this fear cycle? We need a clearer understanding…

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Our body is an incredibly well programed factory. Isn’t it amazing to think that we are made of trillions of cells that work all together to keep us alive even when we are asleep? Every cell in the body is regulated by hormones and neurotransmitters. When hormones function in perfect harmony, we are healthy and full of energy. When neurotransmitters, which control our nervous system, are released in optimal amounts in our nervous system, we feel uplifted, and we respond better to the events and the people around us. However this equilibrium can be threatened by stress, environmental factors, illness, and by the…

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We can’t ignore that the world is evolving at a very fast pace with the incredible advances in online technology and worldwide expanded communication. The way we relate to healthcare is also part of this continuous shift, and it is changing the practice of medicine. As a patient, you have become more informed about your health options through online access to the multiple sources of shared knowledge. You are now coming to ask your doctors for guidance and support in making the best decisions after having explored and inquired about the recommendations you have found online or heard of. You…

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When I welcome patients in my practice,  it is as much a priority to help them feel happy is it is to make them healthy. I was a patient before I became a doctor. I know how much stress a health issue can put on your life, and how vulnerable you feel when you are given a diagnosis. I understand how frustrating it is when your doctor can’t find out in your tests why you are still not feeling well after taking all your meds. What I realized while going through my personal experience as a patient is the importance…

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