Every day even in your routine you should strive to maintain mental flexibility and brain fitness. Autopilot kicks in when we go thru our routine of brushing teeth getting dressed leaving the house -all predictable tasks. Just like physical exercise for muscles, you lose it if you do not do it, … [Read more...] about The Brain -Use it or Lose It!
Child Medical Sense
DocHandal shares symptoms, diagnosis and treatment essentials. The what if, what to do descriptions can save you from a preventable disease chronic disease. Health is always on our minds. I have learned so much over the years from my patients. I continue to be a physician with a passion for … [Read more...] about Message From Doc Handal
Data from the National Sleep Foundation show 60% of US adults have driven while drowsy and around 33% have actually fallen asleep at the wheel. Being awake is NOT the same as being alert! Everyone knows the lack of sleep affects brain function, it, therefore, follows driving with minimal sleep … [Read more...] about Sleep and Safe Driving
The most common food allergy for US children under 5 is milk! A prevalence of 1.9%, which is important to know! Of concern, I would say yes, so many foodstuffs contain milk or milk byproduct. Milk is strongly encouraged in the first 8 years of life in our culture so it is important to know if a … [Read more...] about Milk Allergy
According to The Lancet Public Health, your odds of dying are higher if you switch carbohydrates for animal-derived fat or protein but longevity odds increased with the switch to plant-based protein. Those who get 50-55% of their daily energy from carbohydrate saw a low risk of mortality. A … [Read more...] about Carbohydrate Intake and Mortality