About 30 million Americans of all ages, genders, body shapes and sizes struggle with eating disorders. Over the last several years—especially with the pandemic—eating disorders have been on the rise. While eating disorders are generally underreported and undertreated, this is particularly true with males. This article will share the similarities and differences that men and […]
The Current Science on Calcium Supplementation for Postmenopausal Women and the Treatment of Osteoporosis (March 2022)
Throughout my career, I have heard most of the physicians I work with recommend calcium supplements if someone’s intake of calcium rich foods is less than optimal. I have also heard that taking calcium is a good idea if a woman is small boned or framed. This is what I have personally been told my […]
Over the holidays I had gum surgery. I was given specific instructions from my periodontist regarding my diet and movement for the first couple of weeks. I didn’t think consuming pureed and soft foods would be a big deal, since this was not for long. I am always a compliant patient and wanted to have […]
We all reminisce on the dreaded physical fitness tests of middle and high school gym class.
Do you remember the pressures of trying to compete with your classmates in running, push-ups, or sit-ups?
Many of us look back on those grateful that they aren’t required in the working world.
But, for the brave members of the US military, being able to run and do push-ups is a job requirement.