Do I Have a Sleep Disorder or Something Else?

Do I Have a Sleep Disorder or Something Else?

If you know how I operate, you probably already know that I think the number of diagnoses given out these days is a joke. The medical system we’re dealing with in America is focused on pill fixes and not root causes. That’s not to say diagnoses aren’t real. There are...
COVID-19: The Real Reason Why We Wear Masks

COVID-19: The Real Reason Why We Wear Masks

  You should wear a mask for the rest of your life…  That’s what I have to say to folks who get verbally and physically upset at others for NOT wearing a mask… If you believe that not wearing a mask translates to the complete disregard for (and ultimately...
COVID-19: Will There Be More Exposure And More Death?

COVID-19: Will There Be More Exposure And More Death?

  There’s basically 2 extreme camps in this debate…  On one side are people who think we’ve totally overreacted. On the other side are people that feel COVID is way too dangerous and we need to stay sheltered in place until a treatment is developed. For...
COVID-19: This Thing’s All But Over

COVID-19: This Thing’s All But Over

  Why?…  Why were we all forced to wear masks, self-quarantine, and take part in an unprecedented, nationwide economic shutdown?   To stop people from contracting the virus? No. The purpose of the lockdown was and has never been to stop everyone from...
COVID-19: Should We Trust Some Or None Of The Data?

COVID-19: Should We Trust Some Or None Of The Data?

  What does it mean to say someone has died from the coronavirus?…  Sounds like a fairly straightforward question, but as it turns out, the CDC guidelines on this definition have shifted over time. Some people are simply assumed to have had it. Some people...
COVID-19: Moving From Fear to Courage

COVID-19: Moving From Fear to Courage

  I blew a fuse… Literally!  The other day I needed to replace a fuse in my car, so I went to an auto parts store. But, the second I cross the threshold to the entrance, I was met with a rather stern directive: “Sir, you have to have a mask…”  My response:...
COVID-19: Why Your Mask Doesn’t Work

COVID-19: Why Your Mask Doesn’t Work

  Here’s a little public service announcement about masks…  An article published on pubmed in 2019 compared the effectiveness of surgical masks vs the “creme de la creme” N95 respirator masks in preventing influenza. The study in question was...
COVID-19: Calming Your Nervous System

COVID-19: Calming Your Nervous System

  COVID-19 times can be stressful times…  Between the obsessive hand washing, mandatory masks, and food/toilet paper hoarding, we’re surrounded on all sides by potential stressful triggers. So, what’s a person to do? For starters, if you find yourself...
COVID-19: Something Weird Is Going On

COVID-19: Something Weird Is Going On

  Ever had a conversation that just leaves you stunned? I recently had quite the eye-opening chat with my good friend and colleague Dr Anthony G Beck. The topic? Some very head-scratching COVID-19 data points… On our video call, Dr Beck shared a public data...