With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays fast approaching, it’s a great time to learn how to “holiday-proof” your health. A lot of people use the holidays as an excuse to ignore healthy habits and eat too much unhealthy food; then they have to face January 1 like millions of others, needing (and vowing) to lose those extra pounds and get more exercise. Do you really want to be part of this … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Holiday-Proof Your Health
Hi! I’m Dr. Kathryn Collins, emergency and lifestyle medicine doctor and author of the book, How Healthy Is Your Doctor?, about self-empowerment in health. Welcome to another episode of my audio postcard series, Adventures in Aging. Today’s topic is: “The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude.” Click on the button below to listen to the postcard; a written transcription follows. Enjoy! When I … [Read more...] about Audio Postcard: Adventures in Aging. The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude
I'm excited to be creating a series of "Audio Postcards" around the important and often misunderstood topic of Aging. Some upcoming titles in the "Adventures in Aging" series will be "The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude" and "Why I Love My Physical Therapist." Today's topic, The Overuse Injury, deals with one unintended aspect of staying active while aging that I recently experienced myself. The … [Read more...] about Audio Postcard: Adventures in Aging—The Overuse Injury
This blog post is about a big “aha” moment I have finally had, about “book marketing.” It’s that, by slowly but surely putting one foot in front of the other, and by choosing a couple of simple ways that resonate with me to “market” the book I so lovingly wrote, I can and will reach more readers, and help more people, with my powerful message of health. My book, How Healthy Is Your Doctor? … [Read more...] about Sharing My Message of Self-Empowerment in Health
Since I proudly call myself a “Lifestyle Doctor,” let me take a minute to explain what in heck “Lifestyle Medicine” is, and why anyone wanting to achieve better health needs to know about it, or at least about its core principles. Lifestyle Medicine is a therapeutic approach—based on the best available medical “evidence” (medical research, science, and clinical experience)—to prevent, treat, and … [Read more...] about What is Lifestyle Medicine? and Why is It Important Now?