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The Optimal Opioid Use Disorder Rx: Low Barrier MOUD

Purdue Pharma finally admitted to their guilt to misleading and misinforming physicians and the medical community about the addiction profile of Oxycodone/Oxycontin. The resultant carnage to society, the opioid epidemic, is still rabidly ravaging the country. The COVID pandemic exponentially worsened the opioid epidemic secondary to a lack of access to the only medication, that … Continue reading The Optimal Opioid Use Disorder Rx: Low Barrier MOUD

The Cure for Obesity: The Gut Microbiome

Obesity is now a global disease. In the United States about 40-50% of the population is overweight or obese. This is a twenty-first century problem secondary to the fast food industry. Food has become a drug with exponential addiction potential, and should be considered a component of substance use disorder, like opioids, nicotine and alcohol. … Continue reading The Cure for Obesity: The Gut Microbiome

Urgent Care Telehealth Protocol for Telehealth-Telemedicine Providers

Urgent Care Telehealth Protocol for Beginners: High Quality Documentation: No Representation Without Documentation Do’s: Verify, don’t TRUST Always document allergies Check HT/WT, if BMI greater than 26, refer to Obesity Medicine, Nutrition and Integrative/Functional Medicine Prescribe Augmentin 875 mg BID for 7 days, Zithromax 500 mg QD for 3 or 5 days, and Nitrofurantoin 100 … Continue reading Urgent Care Telehealth Protocol for Telehealth-Telemedicine Providers

Endometriosis: The Great Chameleon

Endometriosis is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects 1 in 10 women globally and affects women mainly during their reproductive years. Secondary to the ability of these inflamed tissues or inflammatory mediators possibly spreading to anywhere in the body, endometriosis is woefully underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed. Unfortunately, it can take an average of up to 15 years … Continue reading Endometriosis: The Great Chameleon

Treatment for Low Sexual Desire in Women

Hyposexual desire disorder (HSDD) or low sexual desire in women affects about 1 in 10 women globally. The causes of low sexual desire in women are varied and many. The main causes I have seen in my practice are due to oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices, implantable hormonal devices, occupational/life stress, anxiety/depression, and psychiatric medications. Unfortunately, obesity also plays … Continue reading Treatment for Low Sexual Desire in Women

COVID-19: An endovascular systemic disease

Even though COVID-19 disease is caused by the SARS-COV 2 virus entering the human body mainly through the respiratory system, it is not a respiratory disease. The virus also proliferates in the sinuses, and thus enters our neurological system, causing a lot of damage. Any system in the body with a rich capillary network for … Continue reading COVID-19: An endovascular systemic disease

Endometriosis: A systemic disease

Endometriosis is a progressive chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease that affect 1 in 10 women of reproductive age, which can sometimes start at 9-11 years old. It is an extremely debilitating disease which is often misdiagnosed and under diagnosed. There are two types invisible/microscopic disease (Stage 0) and macroscopic disease (endometriomas/pulmonary with catamenial pneumothorax). It mainly … Continue reading Endometriosis: A systemic disease

COVID 19 Rx Protocol relative to Hydroxychloroquine and Zithromax

First and foremost be very clear with your patients/clients that your goal is to slow down replication/reproduction of SARS-COV2 virus and not to cure or prevent COVID 19. Also, delineate the risk for QT prolongation with Hydroxychloroquine and Zithromax, since both drugs causes QT prolongation. Additionally, in the face of cardiac comorbidities, obesity, diabetes and … Continue reading COVID 19 Rx Protocol relative to Hydroxychloroquine and Zithromax

The Sacred Phoenix

Growing up in Jamaica, I was the village healer/doctor. I only had Chloraseptic, ice, soap/water and Mercurochrome. In my medical journey, I found that Traditional Chinese Medicine and Functional Medicine to be the best, and integrated methodology for modern Hippocratic medicine. The Hippocratic way focuses on all body systems, it doesn’t isolate and is not … Continue reading The Sacred Phoenix

Demystifying Infertility

The causes of infertility are varied and multiple. However, on a pathophysiologic level infertility root cause is normally thyroid/parathyroid dysfunction, low/borderline progesterone, obesity and a pro-inflammatory diet. I normally recommend IVF as a last resort secondary to sometimes very toxic side effects. Fertility acupuncture and the Tao of Fertility book are excellent starting points on … Continue reading Demystifying Infertility

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