10, March 2017

Understanding Tonsil Stones Removal and Impact on Tonsil Polyps in Children

During the colder months of the year, it is not uncommon to experience complications with throat pain. For most children, the complications with throat pain are attributed to a viral or bacterial infection that can be treated with medications, or resolve spontaneously. If you have a child who seems to suffer from recurring throat complications,Read More …

8, March 2017

3 Tips On How To Use A Prostate Massage Effectively

This is a massage that is used to massage the prostate gland that is situated in a males pelvic region and it can be located via the anus. One of the most common complaints that men have when they are trying to practice prostate massage, is that the prostate gland is to hard to reachRead More …

26, February 2017

What Causes Exacerbation of COPD?

Lung infections are typically the most common cause of exacerbation of COPD. A lung infection can be either bacterial or viral. Some specific viruses that affect the lungs and cause exacerbation of COPD are adenovirus, rhinovirus and influenza. There have been recent studies that show that exacerbations are also often caused by specific kinds ofRead More …

7, January 2017

Don’t give up on beating binge eating disorder

So often we procrastinate. ?Many of us go through our whole lives procrastinating, especially in the times it matters most. ?Many people have the goal that they want to beat binge eating disorder, but sadly, you can find procrastination lingering here too. ?It arouses fear in us and that fear drives any motivation we mightRead More …

6, January 2017

Does your eating disorder have a name?

When I read this piece in the New York Times today about a new category of eating disorder not encapsulated by traditional definitions of anorexia and bulimia, it reminded me of the classes I taught on body image when I was an adjunct professor at two colleges in Oregon. After making my way through manyRead More …

5, January 2017

Do fat people repulse you?

A few months ago while I was at a friends house, a commercial came on her television for an upcoming episode of a show called, “Moment of Truth” where a very large woman asked a young man sitting in a chair on a stage, “Do fat people repulse you?”? Cue the dramatic music and fadeRead More …

5, January 2017

Do you change your workouts with the weather?

I was just feeling the urge to get outside and walk, maybe even run, more consistently. I was just realizing how much I need to feel the sun on my face rather than just see it over my laptop and out the window. I was just getting how much better I feel when I moveRead More …

5, January 2017

Your Healthy Eating Questions Answered!

by Cristin Dillon Here are some questions for healthy eating answered by Dr. Cristin: Q: I am currently training for a few triathlons this summer (first one next weekend!) and I have had to up my daily calorie intake by about 300-500 calories/day. I am wondering if you had any trouble convincing your stomach/body toRead More …

5, December 2016

Could Carrie Fisher be the Best Diet Spokesperson Ever?

by Piper Weiss She’s rich, respected and far more cynical than your average weight-loss spokesperson. At first, Carrie Fisher seemed a strange choice for diet company Jenny Craig. ?Their cast of characters are usually picked up on the way back from sitcom obscurity—grateful, rehabilitated and ready to write a tell-all book. Think Valerie Bertinelli orRead More …

5, December 2016

Can you name 3 healthy habits you already have?

It’s pretty easy to get weighed down by the shoulds of eating and exercising, especially when you add in new studies and other people’s opinions that aren’t exactly positive.? What would it do for you to put all that aside for a few minutes to focus on the good stuff you are already doing, theRead More …