“Virginia This Morning” Interview: Ending the Cycle of Chronic Pain & Depression

/“Virginia This Morning” Interview: Ending the Cycle of Chronic Pain & Depression

“Virginia This Morning” Interview: Ending the Cycle of Chronic Pain & Depression

Dr. Gary Kaplan was a guest on CBS 6 – Virginia This Morning – discussing several important concepts from his book, Total Recovery, including:

  • How a new understanding of the relationship between neuro-inflammation and chronic pain and depression offers new hope to people suffering with unresolved pain;
  • How Lyme Disease, Mold Toxicity, Fibromyalgia, and/or bacterial and yeast overgrowth in the gut can contribute to chronic pain and depression;
  • How some of the most common medications used to treat chronic pain can actually make pain worse; and,
  • How an anti-inflammatory diet, regular exercise & neuro-regenerative therapies are all essential in any treatment plan.

To view this video on CBS 6 Virginia This Morning, click here.

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About the Author:

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.

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