How to Fight Psoriasis with Your Diet

Plaque psoriasis can be managed through both medication and your diet. With summer on the horizon, many sufferers of plaque psoriasis are looking for a solution. Plaque psoriasis is a condition of the immune system where the body mistakenly attacks itself, causing the cells to multiply and turn over. This results in swelling and patchesContinue reading “How to Fight Psoriasis with Your Diet”

The Eight Most Popular Sports for Women and Girls

If you’re thinking of taking up a sport, or enrolling your daughter in one, here are some great options. As a lifelong athlete and mother, I am a huge proponent of introducing young girls to sports at an early age. Nothing fosters a healthy relationship with competition, and a strong sense of teamwork and camaraderieContinue reading “The Eight Most Popular Sports for Women and Girls”

Five Ways to Support Your Mental Energy Levels

Mental energy affects everything we do in life. Have you ever gotten to work, and realized that it was taking every ounce of mental energy you had to be present? If you work a full-time job, I’m going to assume the answer is yes. Although lately there has been more of a push in ourContinue reading “Five Ways to Support Your Mental Energy Levels”

The Healthiest Foods to Eat When You Have Covid-19

A nutritious diet can help speed up your recover from Covid-19. Covid-19 can take a huge toll on your overall health, and leave lasting side effects like shortness of breath, brain fog, fatigue, and loss of taste or smell. At this point I’m pretty sure almost everyone has had it at least once, and ifContinue reading “The Healthiest Foods to Eat When You Have Covid-19”

Six Vegetables That Pack a Serious Nutritional Punch

All vegetables are not created equal. It is a well accepted fact that vegetables are some of the healthiest types of food you can add to your diet. Vegetables are chock-full of antioxidants, nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. While they are an acquired taste for some, nowadays there are a million different ways to makeContinue reading “Six Vegetables That Pack a Serious Nutritional Punch”

Five Surprising Triggers of Chronic Migraines

Chronic migraines can happen as a result of many different factors. Chronic migraines are defined as more than two migraines a week, or more than 15 headache days per month. Anyone who suffers from chronic migraines will tell you that they are no walk in the park. Migraines are even more frustrating because it isn’tContinue reading “Five Surprising Triggers of Chronic Migraines”

10 Foods That are Surprisingly Bad for Your Heart

When it comes to heart health, you are what you eat. One of the best things you can do for your heart is abide by a healthy, nutritious diet. A diet chock full of Omega-3s, potassium, calcium, magnesium, fiber, and antioxidants is a great way to maintain your overall health, and support your heart. IContinue reading “10 Foods That are Surprisingly Bad for Your Heart”

6 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally

Energy is something you can never really have enough of. If you’re like me, your energy is at a premium, and you never seem to have enough of it. The demands of being a mother, a surgeon, and an athlete take a lot out of me each day, and I’m always trying to find waysContinue reading “6 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally”

Confidence Differences in Female Versus Male Surgeons

Do female and male surgeons share the same confidence levels? Being a female surgeon in a male dominated field comes with its own sense of challenges. On one hand, it is exhilarating to know that I am responsible for my patients’ health. On the other, as with any other field of employment there are timesContinue reading “Confidence Differences in Female Versus Male Surgeons”

Are You Washing Your Gym Clothes Often Enough?

How often you wash your workout gear is dependent on a lot of factors. When it comes to washing our workout gear, I think we have all been guilty of waiting too long some times. If you live a fit lifestyle, chances are you burn through your workout clothes often. Sometimes you might have aContinue reading “Are You Washing Your Gym Clothes Often Enough?”