These are a Few of My Favorite Things, Part 1: Books

Becoming Real: Reclaiming Your Health in Midlife, Kalpana “Rose” Kumar MD.  In her book, Dr. Kumar weaves you though a wonderful journey into how our medical system has brought us to a state of closed systems that focus on handling disease instead of open systems that promote health and wellness.  By explaining her four-body system …

Leaving effective messages for your doctor or practitioner

Imagine that you’ve awakened with a very sore throat.  You’ve been around family members that have had Strep throat, and you want to see someone today.  You call and leave a message, but after several hours, no one has returned your call.  What has happened?  Is the clinic simply very busy or were you forgotten …

Drug interactions: What should you know?

Millions of people take medications and supplements to manage high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, and other conditions.  These medications can be tremendously beneficial for your health.  But, many people do not know these medications can interact with each other, with herbal preparations and supplements, with foods or beverages, or with a medical condition.  Some interactions …