Hugo Rodier MD


SOMETIMES POLITICS CAN BE AS TOXIC TO YOUR HEALTH AS BAD BACTERIA The American Health Care Act was pulled last week. What will happen next? Nothing good will, unless politicians stop catering to the corporations that stand to gain the most from our dysfunctional Health Care system. As a nation […]

HEALTH CARE POLITICS – AN INTEGRATIVE HEALTH VIEW OF A ...


QUESTIONING THE CALORIES IN-CALORIES OUT SCENARIO Three decades ago I began to question the dogma of “calories in, calories out.” I got nothing but grief from “learned” colleagues and dieticians. But, the evidence was strong—even back then—that our gut flora, our adrenal glands, and the brain-gut connection have much to […]

CALORIES IN-CALORIES OUT HAS GOT TO GO!!!


INTEGRATIVE HEALTH EDUCATION A monthly review of 50 medical journals Volume 18  Number 1  January 2017 Last month I blogged on the ill-effects of regularly exercising over ninety minutes a day. I hope nobody interprets it—and the report below—as excuses not to exercise.  Hugo Rodier, MD Strenuous exercise […]

HUGO RODIER, MD: MARCH’S MONTHLY REVIEW OF MEDICAL JOURNALS



  Far-fetched? Not really. Check out the two articles below. The first one reiterates what we have known for a long time. Stress increases adrenal hormones, and not just Cortisol as noted, but all “Glucocorticoids,” or hormones that mess up how we process sugar. Stress hormone may be linked to […]

CAN SOCIAL MEDIA REALLY MAKE YOU FAT?


THE WAY TO A MAN’S GUT IS THROUGH HIS HEART I recently heard of a patient of mine with no heart disease signs or symptoms die of a heart attack. His cholesterol was normal and his coronaries were shown to be clean—free of plaque—as he slowly deteriorated and died from […]

THE HEART-GUT CONNECTION – AN INTEGRATIVE HEALTH VIEW


Money Matters in Health Tuesday February 7th CNN has a debate between Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. The former will advocate for a Single Payer System, and the latter for insurance companies to continue to run the Health Care system. I hope you make the time to watch. When […]

MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH – AN INTEGRATIVE HEALTH VIEW



Trump, the Media and Pharmaceutical Ads An Integrative Health View Warning: no matter how you feel about our President you will likely not like this blog. Such is the fate of any article that seeks a middle ground in our polarized society. It is disturbing to have a President so […]

TRUMP, THE MEDIA AND BIG PHARMA – AN INTEGRATIVE HEALTH ...


    Should We Repeal the Affordable Care Act? Yes, please, do ASAP. Now that I got your attention stick around long enough to read this: my reasons for disliking it will upset extremists on both sides of the political aisle. ACA has indeed provided relief for many. Some it […]

ON REPEALING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT


INTEGRATIVE HEALTH EDUCATION A monthly review of 50 medical journals Volume 18  Number 1  January 2017 Most people have or have had insomnia at point in their lives. It can be a source of frustration and fatigue. Unfortunately, most resort to some kind of drug to address the […]

HUGO RODIER, MD: A MONTHLY REVIEW OF MEDICAL JOURNALS



  Advice for A Happy New Year! My most fervent wish for you is that you are able to “decelerate” in this age of “accelerations.” (“Thanks for being late,” 2016 book by Thomas L. Friedman.) In the maddening rush to secure more and more material things we run the risk […]

DR. RODIER’S ADVICE AND WISH FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR- ...



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