By a mom who happens to be a doc with an entrepreneurial spirit

Month: January 2018

A look behind acupuncture needles: How can acupuncture help me?

A look behind acupuncture needles: How can acupuncture help me?

  Can those tiny little acupuncture needles help me?     Alternative medicine has been around for a long time, but in recent years it has certainly exploded. As more people have started looking into more “natural” approaches to healing, these therapies have grown significantly. […]

El ayuno intermitente como herramienta para la salud

El ayuno intermitente como herramienta para la salud

El ayuno intermitente para la salud optima Dado que estamos en una época del año que suele ser retante desde un punto de vista de salud y nutrición, pensé que sería un momento oportuno para hablar acerca del ayuno intermitente. Quizás has escuchado a alguien hablar […]

Life lessons from the ICU

Life lessons from the ICU

Join this week, as I share the lessons I have learned from working in the ICU and how they translate to everyday life.

The Importance of Yoga in Life and Health

The Importance of Yoga in Life and Health

Can Yoga Impact my Health?   This week I would like to move from the microbiome and circle back to the topic of exercise. Specifically, let’s talk about the importance of yoga as part of your fitness regimen. I have made sure to incorporate this […]

Exploring the connection between the microbiome and disease development

Exploring the connection between the microbiome and disease development

Part II – The microbiome and disease development Last week we spoke about what makes up our microbiome, gut health and probiotics (if you missed it, click here to read it!). This week we will discuss 3 hot areas where the microbiome and disease development […]

LECCIONES DE VIDA EN LA UCI

LECCIONES DE VIDA EN LA UCI

¡LO QUE APRENDÍ DE LA UCI (APARTE DE LA MEDICINA)!   Esta semana tuve algunos casos emocionalmente difíciles en el trabajo y me pusieron a pensar en la vida en general y cómo, a pesar de tener un trabajo duro, he aprendido mucho de el. […]

Understanding The Gut Microbiome
Photograph by Michelle Ramirez of Tres Misterios Salinos, oil in canvas by Fernando Ureña Rib, 2001.

Understanding The Gut Microbiome

Understanding the gut microbiome and the importance of your intestinal flora   I hope everyone is enjoying these holiday days and, hopefully, a little time off! This week I wanted to talk about those friendly bacteria that live in our gut and the impact these […]