Mindful Gift Ideas for the Wonder Woman in Your Life

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Mindful Gift Ideas for the Wonder Woman in Your Life

It’s easy to take those indispensable women in our lives - the mothers, grandmothers, and daughters – for granted, because they so selflessly give their all. But while it's hard to imagine Mom as anything less than a superhero, the reality is that pain, stress, and depression may not be strangers to her, with many [...]

Dr. Kaplan at First Annual World Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health

Dr. Kaplan was honored and thrilled to have been invited as a presenter at the 1st Annual World Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health, in Berlin, Germany. This Congress will be the most comprehensive forum in the field of complementary and Integrative Medicine worldwide in 2017. The international group of keynote speakers and presenters provides [...]

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Telemedicine – Another Way to Access the Doc

At the Kaplan Center we pride ourselves on the hands on, high-touch, close relationships that we cultivate with our patients. There is nothing like the comfort that patients feel when they are in the company of a health care provider who, at that moment, is only there for them. But office visits are not always [...]

Top 6 Food Types to Clear Your Brain Fog and Boost Your Cognitive Function

Do you often experience brain fog? It’s that feeling of mental fatigue that drains your energy, causes poor concentration, and prevents you from gathering your thoughts. I’m sure that many of you can relate to that. Actually, brain fog is a common trend in our modern society. It may occur as a symptom of an [...]

“What Gluten Does”  An Excerpt from Total Recovery

The following is the third in a series of excerpts on gut health from Dr. Gary Kaplan's book “Total Recovery: A Revolutionary New Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression." - To read Part 1 of this series, "Gut Feelings," click here. - To read Part 2 of this series, "Hidden Immune System," [...]

What to Eat and What to Avoid If You Get Migraine Headaches

Migraines are far more than just a bad headache. Experts believe migraine headaches are caused by abnormal brain activity, including dilation and constriction of the blood vessels within the brain. An attack can last from several hours to several days and affects a person's ability to function at home and at work. A migraine can [...]

Moving Forward with Back Pain

With emphasis on decreasing the use of opioids in the United States, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recently updated their guidelines for treating back pain. The new guidelines, keeping in-line with the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) position on opioid medications, strongly encourage clinicians to consider prescribing narcotics for their patients only as a [...]

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Broken Heart Syndrome: When Sudden Loss or Stress (Literally) Breaks Your Heart

Have you ever suffered a broken heart? Everyone can understand the intense pain, heartache, and distress that comes with dealing with a broken heart, especially when it's due to a loss of a family member or dear friend. Take, for instance, the recent passing of actress and icon Debbie Reynolds just one day after her [...]

Seven Ways to Improve Your Health in the New Year

The new year is a blank slate and the perfect opportunity to contemplate and implement positive changes in your life. Because most resolutions require lifestyle changes, it's smart to focus on just one at a time to increase the odds of achieving your goals. In case you haven't thought about your New Year's resolutions yet, several of [...]

Build a Healthier Brain – With Fat!

We don’t usually associate increasing the amount of fat in our diets as a way to improve health, but when it comes to a particular type of fat, that’s exactly what the doctor ordered! Omega-3 Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), a type of essential fat involved in several metabolic processes, and they are a crucial component of good health. Research shows omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis – conditions that often have a high inflammatory process at their root. But most impressive is the research that confirms Omega-3’s benefits on the brain.

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