Should You be Worried About the Flu?

Should you be worried about the Flu and the Coronavirus?  It's an interesting subject. We're in the midst of Flu season now, and it's pretty bad this year. It's been worse on kids than it has been on adults.   Last year was a particularly bad year. There were...

How to Get the Most Out of Genetic Testing

As you know, we do a lot of genetic testing at Performance Medicine. We do tests for the MTHFR gene, and the ApoE gene.   And most of you have probably heard of the 23andMe test, which you can get over the counter for about $99.   I did one about ten years...

Feel Better Quicker

When I practiced as a regular doctor, I rarely ever gave a shot or an IV. Now as a more well rounded, educated, functional integrative medical doctor, I do shots and IV's every single day. Why? Well, because it works! When you're really sick or dehydrated, it works...

Biorhythms and Healthy Habits

Many of you have set health goals this January, and if you want to accomplish something with your health it's mostly up to you. That's why habits are so important.   I see people like myself as coaches in this process.   Habits are top of mind right now for...

How medicine has changed

This week on the blog I wanted to talk about how medicine has changed over the years. How its changed for a doctor, a patient, and how those relate to each other. Specifically, how it's changed over the course of two physician's careers. I had the opportunity to sit...

How to use compounding pharmacies

This week I want to talk about one of the most important relationships I have at Performance Medicine, and that's with compounding pharmacies. It would be impossible for me to practice medicine the way that I do without compounding pharmacies. The reason for this is...

Nationwide Testosterone Shortage

This week I felt like it was a good idea to talk about some of the in office changes clinics like Performance Medicine and the pharmacies are having to make due to a nationwide testosterone shortage. If you've come in to our offices in the last week or so, you...

The Overuse of Antibiotics

This blog post is about the use of antibiotics. When is it appropriate, and when is it not? A fun fact to get us started is that 4 out of 5 Americans will take some kind of antibiotic this year. That to me is unreal, and you can already see where I'm going to go with...