3 09 2015

It’s That Time of Year…


Here we are in the midst of the month of Elul, the last year in the Jewish calendar.  It’s a time of reflection and it is also a time of preparation.  We are all focusing now on introspection and planning for Rosh HaShanah, the Day of Judgment, and the ten days of tshuva leading to [...]

It’s That Time of Year…2017-01-19T14:53:17+00:00
16 08 2015

A New Year, A New Time for Inspiration!


As we approach Elul, the last month of the Jewish calendar, and as we get closer to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, it is the time of year for reflection on the past and a look to the future. We will now be praying for both forgiveness and for achieving our potential for the year to [...]

A New Year, A New Time for Inspiration!2015-08-16T11:43:20+00:00
30 07 2015

The Stress-Exercise Connection—How Does it Work?


With today's societal demands, there is no shortage of stressors in our daily lives. We deal with so many issues such as health, education, relationshps, finances, and more. Sometimes when things are stressful, we go for a walk, jog or swim and come back feeling calm and better equipped to deal with the issues at [...]

The Stress-Exercise Connection—How Does it Work?2017-01-19T14:57:16+00:00
8 07 2015

It’s about the Arteries in your Heart


Every 34 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack.  Each minute, someone dies from a heart disease related event.  Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death around the world.  It kills 380,000 people in the United States every year.  CAD is a specific form of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).  It [...]

It’s about the Arteries in your Heart2017-01-19T15:04:08+00:00
11 06 2015



It’s been a very interesting few weeks in my office.  My office staff and I get great satisfaction when we see our clients succeed in changing their health, and life around for the better.  Last month after doing a public lecture on lowering blood pressure several individuals, who attended, chose to try our path to [...]

28 05 2015

Don’t Be Late—Preventative Measures


There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t see someone who has one of the classic adult diseases; meaning, diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol.  In many cases, the ramifications of these diseases have already begun to set in and the client is already being medicated.  Sometimes, they are feeling some side [...]

Don’t Be Late—Preventative Measures2017-01-19T15:14:16+00:00
21 05 2015

Using Nutrition and Exercise for Stress Management


Baruch recently came to see me to talk about an exercise program.  Baruch isn’t overweight-not at all.  However he had been “foggy” for an extended period of time and was having digestive issues—all due to stress.  But he had read an article about how exercise can help and wanted to hear what I had to [...]

Using Nutrition and Exercise for Stress Management2017-01-19T15:16:16+00:00
13 05 2015

The Silent Killer


Dovid is a 40 year old who hasn’t felt well for the last year.  Other than not “feeling right”, he had no other symptoms.  Dovid was overweight with a BMI of 28.5 and didn’t get a lot of exercise or activity.  His diet was very “western”, meaning too high in saturated and trans-fats and with [...]

The Silent Killer2017-01-19T15:18:43+00:00
22 04 2015

Please DON’T Pass the Salt!


Justin was a middle aged man who never had a problem with high blood pressure.  He went for a routine visit to his doctor and his blood pressure was found to be high.  The doctor ran many tests and nothing showed any particular abnormality causing his hypertension.  He even tried home monitoring to make sure [...]

Please DON’T Pass the Salt!2017-01-22T12:46:19+00:00
19 03 2015

Exercise is Medicine! (Part III)


Last week’s column focused on the benefits of exercise vis-à-vis high blood pressure, high cholesterol and cancer. This third and final segment of Exercise is Medicine! will discuss Metabolic Syndrome, lower back pain and osteoporosis. Exercising is very helpful in weight reduction and in preventing weight gain. It is also beneficial in maintaining a healthy [...]

Exercise is Medicine! (Part III)2017-12-21T11:58:55+00:00