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Prioritizing Sleep

Prioritizing Sleep Author: Dr. Kiran Khaira   “Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker WHY IS SLEEP SO IMPORTANT, ANYWAY? Sleep is one of the foundations of health. What does that mean? It means that if you’re not sleeping well, or enough, or too much, you cannot reach optimal health. I often hear from people, “I don’t need much sleep,” or “sleep is overrated.” I would beg to differ. Most adults need around 7-9 hours of sleep, with children needing more, and people over 65 years old needing slightly less. Our...

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For Thanksgiving Dinner, Be the Last Winner

For Thanksgiving Dinner, Be the Last Winner Author: Dr. Brooke Weitz   My little 3-year-old likes to keep track of who finishes their meal first. He always calls out the “first winner” and “second winner” and continues on until everyone has been accounted for. After guiding patients in weight-loss and body composition goals for the past couple decades, here’s some of my top tips for surviving this Thanksgiving and holiday season! 1. Be The Last Winner Eat slowly and finish your plate last. We all know that it’s easy to get ahead of ourselves. We want our satiety to...

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Interview With Dr. Eric Yarnell – Men’s Health & Urology

Dr. Eric Yarnell – Men’s Health & Urology DHP’s Ashok Bhandari recently sat down with Dr. Eric Yarnell, ND, RH(AHG) to talk a little bit about the Naturopathic approach to urology and men’s health. Dr. Yarnell is a Naturopathic physician with over 20 years of practice experience. In that time he has also taught at multiple Naturopathic medical schools in the fields of gastroenterology, urology and men’s health, botanical medicine and pharmacognosy, and more. Along with that, Dr. Yarnell, as a writer, has published several educational textbooks for students and practitioners of natural medicine, while also contributing to numerous...

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Dr. Eric Yarnell – Men’s Health & Urology

DHP’s exclusive interview with Dr. Eric Yarnell, an absolute authority on men’s health and urology. In this interview, Dr. Yarnell discusses the Naturopathic approach to these areas of medicine, and shares some insights from his 20+ years in clinical practice. Here’s a little preview of the topics we chat about: 1:05: What is men’s health 2:32: What drew Dr. Yarnell to men’s health and urology? 5:18: Evolution of the field of men’s health, trends in the medicine 6:48: Acceptance and popularity of men’s health 8:15: The increase and availability of research in the field of men’s health 9:57: How...

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External Shoulder Rotations

This is a very useful exercise to use during a warm up to prepare your shoulders and rotator cuff muscles for a heavy resistance-training workout. Check out the following video and bulleted points to ensure you’re maximizing benefits and minimizing risks! Start standing with feet shoulder width part. Stabilize your shoulders by moving your shoulder blades up, back, and then down (into a packed position). Attach a light resistance band to the wall or a secure object, and stand with the band pulled in close to your body, elbow at 90 degrees, with light tension in the band. Be...

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