Is the Lock Down Making You Vitamin D Deficient?

One of the side effects of quarantine is vitamin D deficiency. The COVID-19 lockdown has created many different side effects, from mental health issues to physical manifestations of stress and anxiety. With summer around the corner, one of the things we don’t really think about is vitamin D deficiency. Normally, we get a fair amountContinue reading “Is the Lock Down Making You Vitamin D Deficient?”

Quarantine Skin Care: Five All Natural Moisturizers in Your Kitchen Now

You may be suffering through this lockdown, but your skin doesn’t have to. When it comes to beauty regimens and global pandemics, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that you can’t go out in public unless it’s absolutely necessary, so nobody is really looking at you, hence it doesn’t reallyContinue reading “Quarantine Skin Care: Five All Natural Moisturizers in Your Kitchen Now”

Dr. Karen Discusses the Importance of Social Distancing and Self Isolation

COVID-19 must be taken seriously if we are going to survive this pandemic. In hospitals all over the country we are facing a serious shortage of medical equipment, as cases of COVID-19 threaten to overwhelm our healthcare system. As a doctor, a lot of people have come to me with questions, so I decided toContinue reading “Dr. Karen Discusses the Importance of Social Distancing and Self Isolation”

Is it the Perfect Time to Try a Quarantine Dopamine Diet?

Being mindful of your mental health during quarantine includes what you put into your body. When it comes to our health, our bodies really are finely-tuned machines. Everything we do, from the activities we engage in, to the energy we output has an effect on our overall health. One of the biggest contributors to overallContinue reading “Is it the Perfect Time to Try a Quarantine Dopamine Diet?”

How to Be Mindful During Quarantine

During this difficult time, we need to make time for self-care. We are facing a pandemic unlike anything else that has happened in our lifetimes. That, combined with the uncertain political position of this country and the lack of preparation at the hands of our government, creates a perfect storm of panic, stress, and anxiety.Continue reading “How to Be Mindful During Quarantine”

Five Tips for Social Distancing

Social distancing doesn’t have to be torture. We are living in an amazing time. On one hand, we are more connected to each other than ever before, and are in constant communication with our favorite people every day via social media. Technology has created social distance of its own, rules by which we are happyContinue reading “Five Tips for Social Distancing”