Health & Wellness

Psychobiotics

November 11, 2016

Have you heard of the term psychobiotics? I hadn’t until very recently. It refers to prebiotics and probiotics that impact your mental health. There was an article about it in the Huffington Post yesterday, and here’s a recent NBC news story about it: We know probiotics can help our physical health. And now there’s a growing area of research looking […]

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Is your cholesterol too LOW?

November 2, 2016

Many people are worried about their cholesterol being too high. A lot of the time I’m more worried about about your HDL cholesterol being too low. HDL is high-density lipoprotein. It is referred to as the “good cholesterol” because it actually helps move cholesterol and plaque out of your blood. Low HDL is associated with a higher […]

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The next 10 years in medicine

October 31, 2016

Really loved reading this article by Vivek Wadhwa to get even more excited about what’s coming in the next 10 years of medicine. It makes me appreciate practicing in Silicon Valley where a lot of this is happening and where a lot of my patients are working on these innovations. He writes about gene sequencing, artificial intelligence, the tracking of our physical […]

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