Before you go vegan…

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Making the switch from an omnivorous to an herbivorous diet can be a bit overwhelming at first. You’ll find yourself thinking about what you could cook tonight that doesn’t include things from an animal, or worrying about whether the restaurant you’re going to will be able to accommodate your new diet choice. And then there’re the questions from friends like, … Read More

Men’s health: how guys can stay (or get) healthy

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Women live longer than men. In fact, women live on average 4.5 years longer than their males counterparts. But why? Testosterone, stress, and lifestyle could all play a role, but the fact that men are generally less likely to oblige routine doctor visits doesn’t help their case. No one wants to be unhealthy, so what should men focus on regarding … Read More

Tuesday Tips: Alzheimer’s Prevention

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  Did you know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month? In this episode of #TuesdayTips we speak with medical director Dr. Mikhail Kogan once again to learn more about how you can fight against Alzheimer’s disease!

Thoughts on brain health

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We hear a lot about heart health, but what about our brain health? The ability to make and recall memories, learn new and exciting things, make good judgment, even weight management and healthy food choices all start with what’s happening inside your cranium. How healthy your brain remains over the course of a lifetime has a lot to do with … Read More

Mental Health: a focus on youth

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Mental health awareness is a time to turn the focus on the many aspects of mental illness and what to look out for in order to prevent it, especially as it occurs in young people. Mental health issues can manifest acutely, which is described as “short-term” or episodic issues, or chronically, meaning long-term or constant recurring suffering. “A person who … Read More

Sugar, depression, and the clear connection

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Whenever there’s something amiss with our health, there’s almost always a link between that problem and the food we consume. Sometimes the link is more obvious, like a high sodium (salt) diet and high blood pressure; other times, the link may not be so apparent. Depression is a disease that is often dismissed as something that can easily be controlled … Read More

This doctor’s never in, and that’s a good thing!

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Our Dr. Brown spoke with DOTMed and shared a story about his experiences working as a house call doctor in DC, and what he expects for the future with Doctors To You. By Dr. Ernest Brown A few months ago, I got a call from a family who was visiting Washington, D.C. for the weekend. They were excited to tour … Read More

Free! Meal Planner scheduler

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This Mental Health Awareness Month, DTY wants to help you stay on track. Scheduling out your meals not only relieves you of stress but also helps you to stay focused on eating the right things, while avoiding mindless eating. Download our free weekly calendar to start scheduling your meals with DTY today! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CALENDAR   Get … Read More

Mental health: time to start caring

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When we think about health and wellness, we often times forget all about our mental health. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to shine a light on the meaning of mental health and what we can do in our everyday lives to effectively handle things.  Our mental health concerns the well being associated with our emotional, psychological and … Read More

Depression In Older Adults: 6 Ways To Help

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Courtesy of Juno Medical According to the latest estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 300 million people worldwide live with depression. These estimates make depression the leading cause of ill health and disability at a global scale. The number of people with depression increased by more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. Below world statistics on depression, … Read More