Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Rabies is a viral disease that is usually spread to humans by contact with infected animals.  The virus waits in the salivary glands of the animal.  Once they bite someone, it travels into the broken skin and into the...
D id you guys know that the average American waits about 25 days before changing their bedsheets? If you're single, you wait about 37 days, and single men wait about 10 days more than women. WHAT? This sounds insane! But why is...
Although evidence is just emerging, and therefore primarily criticized, an article from the William and Medlock NEJM suggested that the increasing racial hostility and community level prejudice towards marginalized groups will adversely affect health.  This will only increase the...
I talked about the vegan diet, and intermittent fasting, So I thought today I'd dive into the ketogenic diet, aka Keto diet review. There is a lot of hype surrounding this type of food, and there has been talked...
Commercial Pilots and Health Concerns In today’s day and age, about 8 million people use planes on any given day.   More than 3 billion people use jets to travel, but we often forget the real protagonists in these stories—the pilots....
one of the essential obligations of a physician is to treat pain adequately. Recently, the treatment of chronic pain has expanded into the primary care setting (Reid MC, 2002). Many primary care physicians are unsure about how to efficiently...
With every going on in the world today, from natural disasters to human-made disasters, I thought I would give you guys a little info on what is known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).   Most people think, oh yeah. Veterans have...
W hat's the first thing you do in the morning? Grab a cup of coffee. You're not alone! Millions of people around the globe depend on coffee to begin their day. Do you think they've researched this? Yes! Scientists and doctors...
When I started medical school, there are a few things I wish I had paid closer attention to.  We always say "in hindsight,"… as if somehow what we know now would have changed the outcome of the "then."  Let's...
              GPotassiume of Potassium Everyone always says, Health Benefits of Banana eat your bananas to get potassium of potassium.  But do any of potassium why potassium is so important?  I’ll give you a few. Lower risk...
My take on “What the Health” For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, watch it and let me know what it makes you think   - 5 - Documentary Point:  Chicken is not healthier than beef, it has almost the same...
Things You Should Know About Me (About Dr. Vero) I  am a Doctor. Vero, and these are a few things you should know about me. Aside from being a doctor, I have started this youtube channel and owner of HealthLair.  A little...
The World Health Organization estimates that about 235 million people worldwide have Asthma.  So you are NOT alone if you are dealing with this yourself. Why have I decided to write about this? My mom has Asthma; my sister has...
I  It is widely known that healthy eating has a significant impact on human health. What we put in our bowls and our bodies can significantly contribute to our health. The food we eat can notably manipulate our intestinal health,...
Baby, don't hurt me... kidding… HA! Though... What is love? It's such a powerful emotion!  And it's not specific to just one thing or person. You feel it for your pets, your friends, your family, significant others, and yourself!  Especially...
This post is a bit different from my usual ones because I realized that daily life can't always be so rigid and information based.  I love to venture out of my niche once in a while and provide you...
H  How long do you sleep at night? Do you find it easy to fall asleep? Do you often stay up to watch movies? Most of us do not pay much attention to sleep, it's quality or quantity, but the...
  w I've been dealing with this new COVID-19 for a few months now, and the media is not holding back.???? They are reporting possible symptoms; age ranges being affected, mortality rates.✔️ It is discussing "possible" treatment plans. "Treatments" including those which have...
D iabetes is such a broad topic! I have personally noticed that the general public doesn’t know much about it, other than “you have to be on insulin.” Or, “you got it because you’re fat.” Both are incorrect. So, I have chosen...
Food is everywhere, and I am sure many of you have heard the phrase "you are what you eat".? I don't like this phrase. It makes food the enemy. And the food is your friend.✓ Today we will get into what...
Recently, I have been asked a lot about something called Intermittent fasting (IF).  I went straight to the research to look for the possible benefits and adverse effects of such a diet. I don't think this kind of diet...
ICU was my 1stblock as an intern!  As someone who had been OUT of the hospital setting for almost three years... You can say I was oh, I don't know. TERRIFIED! I may have done an ICU/CCU elective when I was in...
T he most popular sport in the USA! like as American Football About 1M high school, you wear. 70K collegiate and 2000 professional participants yearly. And yes, all physical activity is beneficial! And even team sports have beneficial effects on...
We're always being told we drink more water. It's right for you! Water and Its Benefits, Stay hydrated; it's right for you! But what is it suitable for?  Do you know some or even all the reasons?  Maybe you...
M  y decision to go on the 2 week trial of a vegan diet started after I watched the “What the Health” documentary on Netflix.  A lot of case reports, meaning people who gave their experiences, showed that health benefits and...
In 2011, a mother lost custody of her 200lb 3rd-grade son for medical neglect. When enrollment into the “Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight” program was unsuccessful, and his weight kept rising, authorities got involved.  The Department of Children and Family Services...
Recently the guidelines for diagnosing high blood pressure have been changed!  It used to be a blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg, and it has been decreased to 130/80 mmHg. This means that a more significant part of our country will be...
Bones and Their Health Osteoporosis. As some of you may know if you follow me on Instagram (@doctor.vero), I recently volunteered at the West Kendall Health Fair provided by DOCs and PHSA, which are two organizations from the University of Miami,...
Doctors continuously tell you to engage in more physical activity because it's right for you. But why is it useful? Do you know?  I'm going to give you a few reasons why regular exercise is so essential to your health...
November is over! But that doesn't mean that Men's health should stop being a priority. I'll be discussing a few things that men may or may not have or might even be afraid of having. This is the first...
Are your joints getting stiffer? Is your back or neck pain troubling you? Are you struggling with an eating disorder or drug addiction? Do you face problems with concentration and decreased energy levels? Are you battling anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia,...
I have a friend who lives in Switzerland and recently participated in the Geneva triathlon.  After congratulating him, he said he was pleased, mainly because he did it on a purely vegan diet.  I was a bit shocked that he...

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