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. 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. 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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]