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Book Review of Metabolical by Dr. Lustig

The book Metabolical by Dr. Lustig is a lot like other books on the topic of how nutrition and diet affect our health. He dives a little deeper into the biochemical pathways and points out how the food system in the world isn’t always build to support our health. His stance is that we can’t […]

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The Importance of Skin Health to Prevent Allergies

The skin is the main immune barrier and protects the body from chemicals and compounds that might wreak havoc should they enter the bloodstream. There are some common reasons our skin protection can fail, as I’ll discuss here. The importance of skin health is at the core of preventing unwanted chemicals from setting off our […]

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Reversible Causes of AFib – Atrial Fibrillation

A great book by Drs. Day and Bunch, titled The AFib Cure, is a recommended read for our patients who are at risk of AFib or who have the diagnosis. In this article, I’d like to review a few of the common causes and explain how to reverse AFib or prevent the recurrence of it. […]

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Predicting Dementia Risk

We have good tools these days to predict dementia risk in a person using risk calculators that collect lifestyle and medical history data. Blood tests and imaging studies can also be used, but they often only add more color to the substance. For those who are quite healthy, their biggest health risk may be aging […]

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Preventing Colon Cancer Through Lifestyle Choices

Preventing colon cancer is a better use of your time and energy than screening for it or treating it. That should intuitively make sense, but of course, it isn’t always easy to do. Before we dive into this topic, it’s important to understand the process of scientific research; there can be an odd article here […]

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How to Decrease Hunger Cravings

Hunger has an emotional and hormonal component. Or perhaps these are one and the same process. But it makes more sense to consider them two separate factors since they can be manipulated to decrease hunger cravings. Hormonal Emotional Insulin Boredom Ghrelin Stress Leptin Anxiety Cortisol Exhaustion Hormonal Factors Our patients who use continuous glucose monitors […]

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A Diet Plan is Less Effective Nutrition Plan

Following a diet is very different from choosing a nutrition plan. A diet plan is meant to help you achieve short-term results but is rarely a long-term plan. While nutrition is the building block or structure of everything we eat. It’s not quite semantics because it’s easy to follow a catchy diet and miss the […]

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Developing Self-Care Habits

Here at Digital Nomad Health, we encourage developing self-care habits that are sustainable and don’t create a lot of internal resistance in our patients. For some, self-care is accepting their current conditions; for others who have progressed past that point, it’s about developing self-care habits that don’t create extra stress. Instead, they help you feel […]

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7 Ways To Change a Habit

Changing a habit is a wonderful skill to develop, which improves health more than any medications or treatment we’ve developed in Western Medicine. We’ve addressed habit change in the past because it has the power to transform the health of our patients. In fact, it’s a skill like any other skill that anyone can develop […]

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Preventing BPH

Mainstream medicine is often concerned with how to treat BPH, but here at Digital Nomad Health, we ask how to prevent BPH. Preventing Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is our main concern, and treating it is secondary. Causes of BPH Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia seems to happen due to changes in hormone levels and inflammation. The following are […]