Intermittent Fasting – Is there any scientific basis for it?

written by Marsha Seidelman, M.D. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 Intermittent fasting has become popular both for weight loss and health improvement.  People have adapted this to be anything from alternate day fasts, drastically restricting calories for 2 days each week(a 5:2 plan), or restricting eating to a certain number of hours per day, usually …

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Lady Docs Corner Cafe

We are friends, colleagues, and healthcare providers who support eachother to live balanced lives as professionals, mothers, daughters, sisters,partners… We collaborate on multiple community projects and outreach to serveothers. Together, we help our communities of patients to strive for optimalhealth and partner with them through their journeys of illness. Follow our tips on healthy, happy …

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Food As Medicine

written by Marsha Seidelman, M.D. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 I had the pleasure of returning to my alma mater in the Bronx – Montefiore Hospital – where I did some of my clerkships in medical school, and the majority of the clinical work during my pulmonary fellowship.  It’s been renovated so much in the …

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Exercise is the Key to Healthy Aging

Exercise is the Key to Healthy Aging written by Jody Miller, M.A., RCEP / co-author Aruna Nathan, M.D. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 As defined in our mission statement, LadyDocs is committed to sharing information to help ourselves and others live healthier lives.  To that end, we are planning programs for groups, to present in person a complement of exercises that …

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What do heart attacks, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and asthma have in common?

written by Marsha Seidelman, M.D. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 I had the pleasure of going to the 2019 International Conference of Nutrition in Medicine sponsored by George Washington University and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. This year’s speakers included researchers from Harvard, Yale and Brown, as well as Dr. Ostfeld from my alma mater, Albert Einstein …

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Computer Vision Syndrome – dry eyes, neck pain, blue light and more

written by Holly M. Gross, M.D. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Computer Vision Syndrome, or CVS, is not an actual medical diagnosis, but a term used to describe negative symptoms associated with viewing digital screens such as computers, tablets and smart phones.  CVS can present as tired eyes, dry eyes, tearing, blurred vision, eye pain, …

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