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
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
Should you stretch to improve performance and reduce injury risks? Do you really need to stretch? There was a large review study done on the effects of stretching in distance runners that summarizes a lot of the evidence (1). Here are some of the highlights: Does stretching improve flexibility? Chronic stretching, meaning a stretching … 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
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 The current food pyramid is outdated, and research shows it offers no protection against chronic diseases.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
In his last blog in "Dr. Pitt's Healthy Lifestyle Series" he talked about his top 7 food groups to choose vs those to avoid. Today Dr. Pitts shares his top 7 supplements to consider, and lifestyle changes to make, to be on the healthy lifestyle train!
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.
Have you ever wondered whether there is research on how to eat to prevent cancer? Dr. John Pitts, RegenMed physician expert and nutrition author, weighs in, in this new addition to his "Healthy Lifestyle Series".