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    Thank You Jane Brody for Giving Recognition to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    [blog updated April 2019] Jane Brody, the well-known New York Times science writer, has done more to advance public health information than anyone in the past twenty-five years. I should know, I’ve been reading her column religiously since I started medical residency over 25 years ago. She is fair and careful to present the facts […]

  • How You Take Your Vitamins and Supplements Makes All The Difference!

    [blog updated April 2019] You walk into any pharmacy or health food store and you see hundreds of bottles of vitamins and supplements. You think to yourself which should I buy that will improve my health? You may spend time considering which brand of vitamin to choose, the dosage and, of course, the cost. But […]

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    David vs. Goliath: Mitchell Medical Group vs. Hospital-Owned Practices

    [blog updated April 2019] Bigger isn’t always better… While a big hospital owned practice may have lots of money to advertise, to have beautiful waiting areas and lots of equipment, it may not feel like the most intimate setting to discuss your medical issues. At Mitchell Medical Group, our offices in New York City (57 […]

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    Candida Die-Off Prevention: Dr. Mitchell’s Preventive Prescription

    Candida Die-Off Prevention: Dr. Mitchell’s Preventive Prescription [updated April 2019] I am seeing dozens of patients that suffer from Candida hypersensitivity every week in my NYC and Long Island practices. I am especially impressed at how smart and well-informed so many of these patients are about the diet and their condition. In fact, many of my […]

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    The 10th Doctor: How a Holistic Doctor is Different

    How many doctors would you say you have seen for your medical symptoms? One? Two – for a second opinion? More than that? At Mitchell Medical Group in NYC, Dr. Ricki and I half-jokingly refer to ourselves as The 10th doctors as it is not uncommon for our patients to have seen at least nine doctors before coming to […]

  • Dr. Mitchell Featured on News 12 Long Island | Pollen Seasons Over Double Allergy Hit

    There’s going to be a whole lot of sneezing this spring! Allergy season has officially begun and it is the perfect storm for allergy sufferers. Dr. Mitchell was recently featured on News 12 Long Island to discuss why the allergy season is so bad this year and how you can relieve your allergy symptoms. This […]

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    Candida Diagnosis: From Your Mouth to your Gut

    [updated April 2019] At Mitchell Medical Group, we are seeing patients every week showing clear manifestations of yeast overgrowth or Candidiasis. It’s not really that shocking considering that Americans are exposed to contributing factors of candida overgrowth regularly such as antibiotics, steroids, birth control pills, poor diet, alcohol overuse, and stress. All of these contributing directly […]

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    IV Vitamin Treatments are not just for Billionaires

    I was watching a recent episode of the TV show Billions (yes I’m hooked like so many other viewers at Damian Lewis’s portrayal of a hedge fund billionaire on Showtime) and in the blink of an eye the entire office is receiving intravenous infusions to help them concentrate better and in some cases recoup from their workaholic […]

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    Chronic Hives: The Rash and Itching that can Drive You Crazy!

    [updated August 2019] Hives, also known in medical terms as urticaria, is a skin condition that is characterized by intense itching along with red welts. It looks like a person has been stung by a swarm of bees – only it occurs at any time without warning. Hives can appear anywhere on the body or face and […]

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    Mom’s Be Aware of the Allergic March

    [updated April 2019] When I was in medical school one of the most intimidating presences by the bedside of a young child in the hospital wasn’t my professors asking me questions – it was the patient’s mom asking me tough questions. Why? The moms seemed to know their child’s health and status better than I could ever […]

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    Candida Diet and Program Update: Less Restrictions, More Options

    [updated August 2019] If you are reading this blog, I gather you are familiar with the condition Candida hypersensitivity. You may be suffering from any of the assorted symptoms that Candida can cause: bloating, constipation, gastric reflux, skin rashes, vaginal yeast infections, brain fog, and fatigue. I get so many questions from well-educated patients about […]

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    Reducing Your Risk of Vaginal Yeast Infections

    75% of women will get at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. There are several types of vaginitis, including vaginal yeast infections. This fungal infection is caused by yeast overgrowth and its symptoms can be intense. Most women experience one or two vaginal yeast infections during their lifetime, but some women suffer from recurrent […]