Monday, August 26, 2019
Are your joints getting stiffer? Is your back or neck pain troubling you? Are you struggling with an eating disorder or drug addiction? Do you face problems with concentration and decreased energy level? Are you battling anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia,...
I’m   about a 3 days away from starting Family Medicine Residency here in Alabama, so I’ve decided to write this post to help all of those who will be participating in the 2020 Match.  Participating in the 2020 Match means...
The World Health Organization estimates that about 235 million people worldwide suffer from asthma.  So you are definitely NOT alone if you are dealing with this yourself. Why have I decided to write about this? My mom has asthma, my...
Our caveman ancestors were built to move. To run, to lift heavy things and to stretch their bodies much like cats and dogs do.  We are beings of movement…but lately we are more inclined to be couch potatoes.  Today we...
This post is a bit different from my usual ones because I realized that daily life can’t always be so rigid and information based.  I love to venture out of my niche once in a while and provide you...
what is love

What is LOVE?

Baby don’t hurt me... kidding… HA!   Really though... It's such a powerful emotion!  And it's not specific to just one thing or person. You feel it for your pets, your friends, your family, significant others and yourself!  Especially yourself.❤️ What is...
I  am Doctor Vero and these are a few things you should know about me. Aside from being a doctor, I have started this blog and youtube channel.  A little about me:  I am Colombian by heritage, but I was born...
My take on “What the Health” For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, watch it and let me know what it makes you think   - 5 - Documentary Point:  Chicken is not healthier than beef, it has almost the same...
Im Bananas for Bananas, Wanna Know Why?                    Good source of potassium Everyone always says, eat your bananas to get your dose of potassium.  But do any of you know why potassium is...
P  INEAPPLES, YOUR HEALTH & YOUR TASTE Pineapples are a great fruit.  They are part of Polynesian cuisine.  I myself love making pineapple rice with shrimp and paprika.  They are extremely refreshing and I love pineapple juice! But I bet...
In 2011, a mother lost custody of her 200lb 3rd grade son for medical neglect. When enrollment into “Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight” program was unsuccessful and his weight kept rising, authorities got involved.  The Department of Children and Family...
Food is medicine

Food is Medicine

Food is everywhere, and I am sure many of you have heard the phrase “you are what you eat”.? I don’t like this phrase. It makes food the enemy. And food is your friend.✓ Today we will get into what “food...
T he most popular sport in the USA! like as American Football About 1M high school, you wear. 70K collegiate and 2000 professional participants yearly. And yes, all physical activity is beneficial! And even team sports have beneficial effects on...
T  The western world is waking up to the powers of meditation. Today, you find a yoga and meditation centers everywhere. The ancient oriental technique of concentration, controlling the mind and thereby using its power is finding many takers amongst...
Ilove strawberries! Their taste, their texture, their color.  Everything about a strawberry draws me in, but I bet you didn’t know these cool facts about this incredible berry. CLOTTING:       Recent research has shown that strawberries are not only full...
Italked about the vegan diet, and intermittent fasting, So I thought today I’d dive into the ketogenic diet aka Keto diet review. There is a lot of hype surrounding this type of diet and there has been talk of...
H  How long do you sleep at night? Do you find it easy to fall asleep? Do you often stay up to watch movies? Most of us do not pay much attention to sleep, its quality or quantity but the...
Now that we’ve given you the basics on the benefits of exercise, the 3 different types of exercise you should engage in and the recommended amount of exercise you should do a week, why don’t we get a little...
W ith every going on in the world today, from natural disasters to man made disasters, I thought I would give you guys a little info on what is known as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).   Most people think, oh yea,...
Although evidence is just emerging, and therefore largely criticized, an article from the William and Medlock NEJM suggested that the increasing racial hostility and community level prejudice towards marginalized groups will adversely affect health.  This will only increase the...
What is cardio, strength training, what is flexibility training?                   Exercise Recommendations Our caveman ancestors were built to move. To run, to lift heavy things and to stretch their bodies much as cats and...
I have a friend who lives in Switzerland and recently participated in the Geneva triathlon.  After congratulating him, he said he was very happy, especially because he did it on a purely vegan diet.  I was a bit shocked that...
Let’s talk about something I know we all love… SLEEP! 
Doctors constantly tell you to engage in more physical activity because it’s good for you. But why is it good? Do you know?  I’m going to give you a few reasons why regular exercise is so important to your health...
W hat’s the first thing you do in the morning? Grab a cup of coffee. You’re not alone! Millions of people around the globe depend on coffee to begin their day. Do you think they’ve done research on this? Yes!...
one of the most important obligations of a physician is to treat pain adequately. Recently, the treatment of chronic pain has expanded into the primary care setting (Reid MC, 2002).  Many primary care physicians are unsure about how to...
BUT WHICH ONE??? T he  choices are plenty.. so which one should you choose?  There is Olive oil or as on of my favorite Food Network ladies says, “EVOO” – “Extra Virgin Olive Oil” – Rachel Ray a little Oil to...
Being raised by a pilot turned realtor and an interior designer turned realtor... I was taught early on that it's always about LOCATION!           TRAVELING  is NO DIFFERENT! I have had the privilege to travel to the most...
w hen I started medical school, there are a few things I wish I had paid closer attention to.  We always say “in hind sight”… as if somehow what we know now would have changed the outcome of the “then”. ...
M  y decision to go on the 2 week trial of a vegan diet started after I watched the “What the Health” documentary on Netflix.  A lot of case reports, meaning people who gave their experiences, showed that health benefits and...
November is over! But that doesn’t mean that Men’s health should stop being a priority.  I’ll be discussing a few things that men may or may not have or might even be afraid of having. This is the first...
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Flexibility and Balance Cardio and strength training This past week and got to see how you function well rested. But, it’s a brand new week! So here’s a brand new topic! We’ve already covered two types of exercises:✓ Cardio...

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