Is Your Gut on Fire?

By FIRRIMup Doctors' Good Medicine / March 18, 2020 /

Everyday we make choices that impact both our short-term and long-term health. One of the most important choices that we make revolves around the foods we consume each day. The foods we pick can negatively affect our health including behaviors like undereating, overeating, and making unhealthy food choices when deciding what to eat. Our decisions…

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Women’s Heart Health

By FIRRIMup Doctors' Good Medicine / February 12, 2020 /

Who Does Heart Disease Affect? Heart disease claims the life of an individual every minute in the United States. Shockingly, the risk of heart disease is the same in both women and men, but women are less likely to receive a prompt diagnosis and therefore treatment. Also because of the protection of estrogen – the rates of…

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By FIRRIMup Doctors' Good Medicine / February 4, 2020 /

What is Coronavirus? Coronavirus is quickly gaining a lot of attention with the recent outbreak that started in China. It is a type of respiratory virus that affects your nose and upper throat. Although many strains of coronaviruses exist, most are harmless and will resolve themselves without treatment. The most recent outbreak of coronavirus is…

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Traumatic Brain Injury

By FIRRIMup Doctors' Good Medicine / January 28, 2020 /

What Is Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be described as any disruption of normal brain function resulting from a large percussive force to the skull. The severity of symptoms can range greatly from slight mental fog or changes in mental state to prolonged unconsciousness or onset of a coma. The long-term effects…

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Intermittent Fasting

By FIRRIMup Doctors' Good Medicine / January 22, 2020 /

Want to lose weight? Manage diabetes? Delay aging? Research indicates the key to these goals may be found in intermittent fasting. The concept of time restricted eating dates back hundreds of years and its benefits are backed by scientific studies. Intermittent fasting serves as an easy way to reap health benefits without making drastic lifestyle…

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Insights for taking back control of your health from Italia

By FIRRIMup Doctors' Good Medicine / March 22, 2019 /

Dr Akey and I packed our bags and off we went to the CORA conference in Florence. Our goal was to gain insights in to the Controversies in Rheumatology and Autoimmune Disease. Primarily we discovered a new understanding of the Mosaic of Autoimmunity and came to know how these diseases are kaleidoscopic. The “kaleidoscope of…

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