Podcast #003: Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak on How Low Vitamin D Can Ruin Your Sleep (Part 1)

This is Part 1 of my interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak, a neurologist practicing in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Gominak has unique views on how Vitamin D can significantly affect the quality of your sleep, independent of obstructive sleep apnea or upper airway resistance syndrome. In this intervew, she will reveal: 1. How Vitamin D is related to […]

The Link Between Vitamin D, Ear Infections, and Sleep Apnea

Ear infections are almost a right of passage for young children these days. Ear tubes, along with tonsillectomy, are two of the most common procedures performed in the US every year. I’ve alluded to in the past that facial skeletal underdevelopment can predispose to middle ear and sinus problems. But how does vitamin D play […]

Did You Take Your Vitamins Today?

One of the most common questions that I get is, "are there any specific vitamins that I can take for this condition?" In light of the slew of often conflicting studies regarding the benefits of taking vitamins, I was reminded of my wife’s ordeal just after she delivered our first son, Jonas.    In Korean […]

5 Unexpected Causes of Autoimmunity

Jennifer had tried everything to get rid of her psoriasis. She made major changes tp her diet and lifestyle with only modest improvements in the red, scaly patches on her hands and elbows. A 45 year old woman with 2 school-aged children, she always wore long-sleeved shirts, even in the summer. Powerful prescriptions medications did […]

7 Ways You Can Prevent Putting on Pounds During This Pandemic

One casual observation I’ve seen during countless Zoom and FaceTime sessions with old friends and acquaintances is that many seem to have gained significant weight. I admit that just by seeing their faces onscreen is not an objective way of documenting weight gain. But from what I’m seeing and hearing from patients during our video […]