Gary Kaplan, DO

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Gary Kaplan, DO

About Gary Kaplan, DO

Gary Kaplan, D.O. is the founder and medical director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine and author of Total Recovery: A Revolutionary New Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression. A pioneer and leader in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Kaplan is one of only 19 physicians in the country to be board-certified in both Family Medicine and Pain Medicine. Dr. Kaplan is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and serves on the Advisory Committee to Health and Human Services for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. To read Dr. Kaplan's complete bio, click here.

Lyme Disease May Be the Reason Your Anxiety and Depression is Not Getting Better

If you’re one of the 51 million Americans seeking relief each year for depression and anxiety disorders, you know how elusive successful treatment can be. Studies show that 40% of people with depression fail to respond to any treatment, and over half of those who pursue therapy experience only a partial response. Could it be [...]

Dr. Kaplan Talks to CBSNews About the IOM’s Report on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  Dr. Gary Kaplan spoke with CBSNews on the recent IOM report, "Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Redefining an Illness," and what it means for frustrated patients who still struggle to be taken seriously by both physicians and their peers. Read the article, here. This video isan original publication of CBSNews.

Dr. Kaplan Talks to CBSNews About the IOM’s Report on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Dr. Gary Kaplan spoke with CBSNews on the recent IOM report, "Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Redefining an Illness," and what it means for frustrated patients who still struggle to be taken seriously by both physicians and their peers. Read the article, here. This video is an original publication of CBSNews.

Is Depression Ever Just Depression?

A modified model for understanding depression and anxiety ought to involve a whole person, integrative approach. by Gary Kaplan, DO Article reprinted from US News and World Reports, May 12, 2015 Public acts of violence seem to fill the news media streams these days and are typically followed by outcries for greater access to mental [...]

Chronic Pain Mismanagement: Another Silent Epidemic – 3 Part Video Series

There are approximately 100 million people - in the United States alone - suffering with a chronic pain condition. It's a shocking figure, no matter how often you hear it. Over 100 million people (almost 1/3 of the population of the US) have a quality of life that is adversely affected by their [...]

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Treating The Pain of Peripheral Neuropathy

Q: I have moderate to severe neuropathy below both knees and some tingling and numbness in both hands. Exercise exacerbates my condition and my legs can be painful. I need to exercise to lose weight and manage my diabetes and blood pressure. I'm concerned about taking gabapentin due to it can cause nerve damage with [...]

WatchPAT Sleep Disorder Detector

There is nothing as refreshing as a good night's sleep. On the other hand, the consequences of insufficient or poor quality sleep are profound and may include: impairment of memory, learning, and concentration; increased emotional irritability; poor performance at work; marital discord; higher pain sensitivity; weakened immunity against colds, flus and other illnesses; a higher [...]

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3 Reasons to Include Turmeric In Your Diet

Native to southwest India, and known for its radiant golden color and unique taste, turmeric has been used as a culinary herb for thousands of years, and is found in abundance in many Indian dishes, especially curries. But it is its role as a healing herb that has caused scientists to take a closer look [...]

Chronic Pain Mismanagement: Another Silent Epidemic, a lecture by Dr. Gary Kaplan

There are approximately 100 million people - in the United States alone - suffering with a chronic pain condition. It's a shocking figure, no matter how often you hear it. That's 100 million people whose quality of life is adversely affected by their pain, requiring extensive medical treatment, hindering their ability to work, contribute, and [...]

5 Tips To Help You Manage Your Medications

The next time you visit your doctor you’ll most likely leave with a prescription in hand. For every ailment there is a recommended treatment. Whether it’s an antibiotic to treat an infection, a statin to control cholesterol, or even a simple daily aspirin to reduce the risk of heart attack, we take these medications and [...]

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