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CES 2018: Digital Health Product Spotlights

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to return to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year to examine the newest technologies in digital health. Companies showcased a variety of products - from those that promote relaxation and improve sleep, to wearables that track fitness or even help manage pain. These technologies are allowing consumers [...]

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 [...]

5 Symptoms of a “Brain on Fire”

Could your depression and/or anxiety be caused by a "Brain on Fire"? Dr. Kaplan was a guest on KASA Fox 2 where he outlined 5 symptoms of inflammation in the brain, along with possible contributing factors, such as sleep disorders, medications, environmental toxins, and more. For more on a “Brain on Fire” subscribe to the [...]

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 [...]

Major Depressive Disorder – a Brain on Fire

1 out of every 7 Americans suffers from depression or anxiety, and major depressive disorder is currently the #1 cause of disability for people ages 15 – 44. Dr. Kaplan visited KRNV News4 to discuss how a “Brain on Fire” is often a root cause of depression and anxiety that's unresponsive to treatment. He also [...]