The idea of getting injuries seems par for the course in athletics, but our common idea of the depth of injury may be more desensitized than we think. Athletes, both amateur and professional, are subjected to a substantial amount of risk. One of the worst cases is a Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). The risk for […]
The risks of over-diagnosing a syndrome are real, but that does not mean that the syndrome does not exist. Jeremy Devine declares that “long Covid” and some other illnesses, such as chronic fatigue syndrome, are not biological disorders, but are psychological, psychosomatic diseases, and mislabeled manifestations of depression or anxiety (“The Dubious Origins of Long […]
A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted what some people (possibly more women than men) are experiencing after they recovered from the acute COVID-19 illness. The symptoms, which may be relapsing and remitting, are similar to dysautonomia, chronic fatigue syndrome–also called myologic encephalitis [ME], or chronic fatigue immune dysfunction [CFID]– (severe fatigue, brain fog, exercise intolerance, […]
Dear Patients, Colleagues, Friends,You have shared that the spiritual perspective on Covid has been most helpful to you. It is because of your feedback, I have invited a dear friend and outstanding Kabbalah teacher, Rabbi Avi Roitman, to give you a unique understanding of Kabbalah and Covid. How to… TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR THOUGHTS REACTIVATE […]
This is a video of Bob and his son Josh, who lives in W. Hollywood, discussing Josh’s Covid 19 experience.
My patients ask, “What should I do to prepare for the Corona Virus?” This is what I’ve shared with them, and now with you… To My Patients, The first issue is, how dangerous is this virus? In China, where the quality of health care is significantly lower than in the US, the mortality rate is […]
A new study finds that lifestyle changes can improve cognition This article published in The Wall Street Journal is a very important and welcome sign that the discussion around Alzheimer’s disease (AD) as well as many other neurodegenerative disorders is shifting. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are not inevitable, and we do not have […]
Traumatic brain injury’s (TBI) after-effects can show up months and years after a long-forgotten head injury from a car accident, a fall, sport-related head injury, etc. Often overlooked in psychiatric evaluations of adults, traumatic brain injury can manifest in a host of mental and physical ways. It’s important to rule out TBI as a cause […]