Nerve Repair Supplementation Good morning, Dr. Markle at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, and, today, I’d like to take a moment to discuss peripheral nerve injuries and nerve repair supplementation (to help recover from peripheral nerve injuries). Now, there’s many different types of peripheral nerve injuries that we do treat. They range from a variety of different … Continued
What are anti-inflammatory drugs? These are a class of drugs that block enzymes and pathways that cause inflammation in the body, including steroids and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Steroids are very power anti-inflammatroy drugs that require a prescription but they have many risks. We are focusing on the NSAIDs many of which can be obtained … Continued
How much sleep do I need to recover from training? Sleep is probably the most important factor in recovery and so many other aspects of health. One review article suggests that lack of sleep in athletes leads to decreased cognitive function, reaction times, and sport specific accuracy (1). Most adults require between 7 – 9 … Continued
Massage, Foam Rolling, and Compression Garment for Sports Recovery. Does massage and foam rolling decrease muscle soreness? Who doesn’t like a good massage, but does it really help? Foam rolling is another way to self-massage that is maybe a little less pleasant. Some claim that they can improve blood flow and helps clears lactic acid, … Continued
Sports Recovery I read a good book on sports recovery by Christie Aschwanden, “Good to Go, What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery”. Copyright 2019. It’s a good read and I recommend it to those interested in the subject. This got me interested in the evidence … Continued
What is Intermittent Fasting? There are many types of fasts. Previously I discussed a fasting-mimicking diet which is a short term fast that can be done periodically. Today we discuss a specific type of fast that can be done daily, and long term. Intermittent fasting or time restricted feeding is defined as restricting eating for … Continued
The immune system is critical to fending infections and staying healthy. Dr. Schultz discusses important answers on how to supercharge your immune system.
Chapter 3: Bringing the Nutrition Information Together [Excerpt] So What Do I Eat and Drink? First, disregard the food pyramid, and take no health advice from the media. The current food pyramid is outdated, and research shows it offers no protection against chronic diseases. In a nutshell, you should eat whole foods (closest to their … Continued
I get asked all the time by patients how best to control inflammation. I have a specific protocol I personally use to control my old man’s tendency for that dangerous slow burn that we all experience as we age, so I want to share that with you. Let’s dig in. What You Shouldn’t Use The … Continued
John Pitts MD, our Nutrition Expert, shares his recommendations for the Top 7 best and worst food choices for good health. Following these regularly is much easier than you might think, and will make going off track a bit during the Holidays less significant.