• Lyme Disease Challenge

Kaplan Center Takes the Lyme Disease Challenge

The Kaplan Center takes the Lyme Disease Challenge to help raise awareness of this disease – one bite at a time! Today, we challenge YOU to TAKE A BITE OUT OF LYME! Lyme and other tick-borne diseases are becoming increasingly prevalent. While these diseases typically present with a wide range of symptoms, joint pain being [...]

  • managing incontinence

Women and Aging: The Incontinence Issue

Managing Incontinence The loss of bladder or bowel control - is a relatively common medical problem. But incontinence is NOT a normal OR an inevitable part of growing older. Moreover, the highly personal nature of the issue prevents people from talking about it with their friends, family members, and sometimes even their doctors, leaving many [...]

Ask the Doctor: Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a condition where, multiple times a night, you actually stop breathing, depriving the brain of vital oxygen and causing severe negative effects throughout the entire body. Dr. Gary Kaplan visited KTVN News to discuss the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea, the consequences of leaving it untreated, and the types of treatments [...]

The Many Faces of Fatigue: 3-Part Video Series

Are you tired of being tired? Fatigue, or extreme tiredness, can affect every aspect of life including productivity, social interaction, and emotional stability. Have you ever considered that there may be an underlying health issue that is causing your fatigue? Some of the more common causes of fatigue include thyroid dysfunction, sleep disorders, [...]

Recurrent Sinus or Tension Headaches? It May Be a Migraine

Do you suffer from recurrent sinus or tension headache and wonder if they are migraines? Learn how these headaches could be related to migraine and part of a process in the brain leading to the "perfect storm" that we call migraine. Migraines are like a total body experience. They start as a spreading [...]

Understanding & Treating Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It is estimated that over 1 million people in the United States are living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME/CFS). CFS is a debilitating disease characterized by extreme fatigue and a host of other symptoms such as sleep disorders, muscle pain, headaches, swollen lymph nodes and sore throat, to [...]

  • fibromyalgia diagnosing and treating

Fibromyalgia, A 3-Part Video Series

It is estimated that 1 in 50 Americans suffers from fibromyalgia, a disorder that causes widespread muscle pain throughout the body, fatigue, sleep disturbances and cognitive dysfunction. But because fibromyalgia shares symptoms with many other illnesses it is often difficult to diagnose and can easily be overlooked as a possible cause of pain. [...]

The Role of Acupuncture in Treating Sleep Disorders, 3-Part Video Series

Chronic sleep deprivation can impair the body's immune system, physical reflexes, emotional stability, and cognitive functions. Severe sleep deprivation may lead to weight gain, an increase in muscle, joint & nerve pain, and even depression. Rebecca Berkson, Licensed Acupuncturist & Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, explains how Traditional Chinese Medicine has been treating sleep [...]

  • couples therapy for post traumatic stress disorder

Couples Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

On August 14, Dr. Gary Kaplan appeared on Channel 9's "Health Alert" segment. He was interviewed about new research on how to help those suffering with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by including their spouses or significant others in the therapy sessions. In addition to reliving the initial trauma, experiencing heightened anxiety, or having [...]

Dr. Kaplan on How to Avoid Getting a Migraine Headache

Dr. Gary Kaplan appears on Fox News 5 to talk about stress-related migraines. He describes the difference between a migraine and a "regular" headache, and he lists some of the triggers that can set off a migraine headache, such as certain foods, sugar substitutes, alcohol and the frequent use of pain medication. Finally, [...]

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