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Truthful and complete: how to talk to your doctor

Doctor trying to get truthful and complete information from their patient
The doctor-patient relationship is a sacred trust, literally a life-and-death bond. But recent research found that half of the 3,000 subjects studied admitted that they deliberately lied to their doctors, or withheld information about their conditions. Let me remind you why this should never happen—and what should always happen. It’s all about you It goes […]

Men’s and women’s symptoms differ for the same disease

Man and woman dancing on beach
News flash: Men and women are different. Before you roll your eyes and laugh, this really is a bit of a novel idea—at least in the medical field. You see, for centuries, men and women were treated the same when it came to disease prevention, diagnosis, and management. But today, we know this approach is […]

Q&A on Recovering from Surgery

Dr. Connealy
I’m all for healing slow and steady, using what nature has so generously given us. But sometimes, surgery is the only answer. Here are some questions I’m frequently asked about the best ways to heal and protect the body after a surgical procedure. Dr. Connealy, I’m about to have surgery. Any tips to help me […]

4 Best Supplements for Healthy Travel

couple driving and getting air for healthy travel
It’s summertime and that can only mean one thing: travel! Regardless of whether you’re planning a low-key, local “staycation,” a road trip to a different part of the country, or a big international trip, travel can wreak havoc on your body. It can strain your immune system, mess with your sleep, and even cause you […]

Men’s Health Month: Blog Post

Dr. Connealy
June is Men’s Health Month. In observance, I hope you (or the man/men in your life) make it a point to make good health a top priority. I get it…no one loves going to the doctor. It can be nerve wracking, sometimes embarrassing, and often time consuming. But truly excellent health can only be achieved […]

5 Steps To Prevent Dementia

Woman reading under a tree. Exercising your mind helps prevent dementia
I don’t get scared very easily, but this statistic is downright terrifying: By 2050, 131.5 million people worldwide will have dementia (that’s almost triple the number now). A new case of dementia is diagnosed every three seconds. Annual costs for treating dementia are already $1 trillion and rising. And if you are over the age […]

Best Vision Saving Practices

close up of eye vision saving
We rely on our eyesight nearly all hours of the day, yet I’m willing to bet that too many of us take our eyes for granted. My days are busy, but if I didn’t have my eyes to guide me, I don’t know what I’d do! I bring this up because your eyes aren’t invincible—far […]

Nutrient Overload: How to count your food and supplement intake and prevent danger

pile of fruits and vegetables
Today let’s do inventory, checking how much of which nutrients you’re getting, from both your diet and any supplements you may be taking. This is not just an interesting diversion. It’s a way to ensure you don’t suffer nutrient overload, which can be dangerous. Notice I say overload, and not overdose.  Good supplements are by […]

Top 5 Supplements to Fight Arthritis

ginger plant and flower for arthritis
Arthritis pain is one the biggest reasons my patients visit me. By the time they call my office, many of them are already taking a prescribed pain medication, but it’s not doing enough. Some of them are even taking aspirin and ibuprofen on top of their prescriptions, but their pain is still keeping them from […]

Omega-3 Stroke Prevention and Healing

salmon swimming near fishing nets
Every year, an estimated 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke, and about 160,000 of them die from it. In fact, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US. Strokes are devastating, not only to the patient but also to the patient’s family and caregivers. They rob individuals of their independence and are a […]

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