Post Image

“Turning Off the Faucet” – The Importance of Prevention

It's extremely important for a doctor and patient to work as a team, especially when it comes to chronic disease prevention

In my opinion, it’s best for a doctor to get to know his/her patients and to work as a team (with any given patient). Moreover, no matter where a patient stands on the healthcare spectrum, the topic of prevention should always be a priority. Understandably, we live in the “real world” and “real world problems” need to be solved with “real world solutions”. But keep in mind that healthy habits usually lead to healthier results, and the sooner those healthy habits can be incorporated, better outcomes can be expected. “Mopping the Floor” Cardiologist, Dr. Steven Lome, recently wrote an inspiring […]

Post Image

Incorporate a Simple Routine to Sleep Better

Human beings are hard-wired for activity during the day, and sleep during the night

To rehash some major points from my last post, poor sleep habits can lead to impaired judgment, memory loss, and anxiety/depression (among other things). It can also factor into major health complications such as high blood pressure, heart problems, and diabetes. The lack of sleep can also lead to eye health problems such as dry eye, spasms (twitch), and inflammation. Furthermore, prioritizing sleep can take a lot of hard work (since we’re all creatures of habit). In this post, I’ll make some (hopefully) habit-forming suggestions and go over a simple bedtime routine that should make you want to shut your […]