Monthly Archives: January 2015

Protecting Your Bones From Bone Loss: Osteopenia And Osteoporosis

Do Yoga to decrease Stress (cortisol elevations)and stimulate bone formation through poses (gravity). Reduce inflammation, which causes bone loss by the action of cytokines which stimulate bone break down, by eating whole foods (lots of vegetables, protein, small fish, probiotics

Posted in Bone Health

New treatment for low calcium in hypoparathyroidism!

FDA Approves Natpara for Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Natpara (parathyroid hormone) to control hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels) in patients with hypoparathyroidism, a rare disease that affects approximately 60,000 people in the

Posted in Thyroid

Good Grief

I am writing this because I see a lot of grief and suffering in my practice as an Endocrinologist, and I am participating in teaching the Healers Art Course to Yale medical students this month. One of our tasks is

Posted in Wellness & Prevention

Wishing All Mindfulness and Hope In 2015

I have been a student of mindfulness stress reduction training since 1997. Mindfulness practice has been life transforming because it has sensitized me to life’s normal stresses. I focus more on the awareness of the current moment, because of this

Posted in Mindfulness