There exists a basic difference between traditional and preventive medicine. While the first focuses on the management and cure of symptoms and ailments, preventive medicine focuses on managing the health and lifestyle of a person so that ailments do not occur. The trend of preventive medical care is a sign of maturity
This is the third of my six part series on Getting the Most from your Doctor. In part two of this series, I talked about inflammation and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and gave you tips on how to decrease inflammation in your body. In this third installment, I’ll share with you the
With the average doctor’s visit lasting only about seven minutes, it’s crucial that you go in armed with information and questions vital to your health. What specific things do you need to know for optimal health? If you don’t know what to ask for, you might miss the opportunity to get the
These days, the average doctor’s visit lasts barely seven minutes, and that doesn’t leave you much time to address important health concerns. So how do you get the most out of your time with your doc? How do you make those seven minutes count? By knowing your numbers. The more you educate
Preventive health begins early – that is why it is important to begin screenings as early as your twenties and follow-through with routine screenings throughout every decade in life. I chatted with Daytime TV to talk about “knowing your numbers” and which medical screenings are a must to ensure your good health
Last year, the United States Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare and Quality Research (AHRQ) launched a campaign that brought to light the health hazards men face when they skip their routine doctor visits. Today, Everyday Health continues to spread the word because this is a matter of life
One of the reasons, I became a doctor was to help people. The more lives I change, the more rewarding I find each day. Despite a successful practice, I felt a need to expand my reach and help more people – people, who for whatever reason, could not step foot through the
With traditional medicine, we’re generally just treating the symptoms, or the complaint that you came in for. And those symptoms and complaints can resurface. So you might come back in another month, or another three months, with the same problem. Reactive treatment is more costly and often requires more doctor visits, and more labs need to be drawn. On the other hand, with preventative medicine, we look at ways to prevent the problem before-hand. We stay up to date with the studies on preventing disease. And when these studies show that vitamin D, fish oil, or multivitamins could potentially prevent a disease, then we can offer those supplements before the disease becomes a problem.
The BodyLogicMD strategy focuses on preventative medicine. But just what does that mean? And how is it different from traditional medicine? The key lies in maintaining good health and preventing disease through a whole-body approach to medicine.
Meet Dr. Bob Ghelfi, owner and operator of what marks our fourth California-based practice, BodyLogicMD of Sacramento!
BodyLogicMD CMO and owner and operator of BodyLogicMD of Hartford, CT., Dr. Alicia Stanton proudly announces the highly anticipated release of her new book, Hormone Harmony.
Bioidentical hormone specialists, Dr. Alicia Stanton and Dr. Robert Rubin of BodyLogicMD discuss why traditional doctors do not prescribe bioidentical hormones.
After starting the bioidentical hormone therapy everything went back to normal and my libido is back! I look better and feel better! It is amazing how much better and how much younger I feel now!
The AMA's 543-member policy-making House of Delegates met in Chicago, to set its advocacy agenda for the coming year. It's unusual for a non-physician, let alone a U.S. president, to address AMA House of Delegates meetings, but President Obama was seeking committee support for his national health-care reform plan.
Many things can accelerate the decline of hormone levels in both sexes. Stress levels, diet, nutrition and lifestyles all contribute to hormone imbalance. Currently, one of the main culprits is stress. This is true because the stress hormone, cortisol, is built with the same building blocks as our sex hormones, DHEA, testosterone and estrogen. The more stress we have, the more cortisol we demand and the fewer building blocks we have to make our sex hormones.