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Uric Acid – How We Got Here

As scientific research begins to more fully understand the incredible depth of the relationship between elevation of uric acid and some of our most aggressive metabolic problems including diabetes, insulin ...

Why Lung Health is Crucial to a Long Life

We certainly spend a lot of time talking about brain health, and that's not surprising in that I'm a neurologist. But we also talk a lot about the gut, heart health, metabolism, thyroid issues, immune funct...

Uric Acid and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Why is uric acid included on the typical comprehensive blood panel that many people get as part of their annual physical examination? This certainly would be a good question to ask your doctor. Quite likely...

With Pleasure Comes Pain – Our Addiction to Dopamine

We all want to feel content and connected, and what we are going to explore today is the idea that contentment and connectedness relates to keeping the neurotransmitter dopamine in check.  In her ne...