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    The Flu Shot – 2019 Complete Guide

    Your best chance at reducing your risk for getting the flu is by getting the flu vaccine.  I know what a lot of you are saying – you’ve heard that it doesn’t work. But let’s look at some facts about the flu and the flu shot. And discuss the benefits of getting an annual flu vaccination. […]

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    Time-Restricted Eating (TRE): The Best Way to Lose Weight and Improve Brain Health

    What if I told you there was a medical treatment that could improve your memory, prevent dreaded diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease AND lose weight? And what if I also told you it wouldn’t cost you a penny? I’m sure you wouldn’t believe me but don’t take my word for it. Check out the […]

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    Vaccines: A Podcast Every Parent and Pediatrician Should Listen To

    I had the awesome privilege of interviewing Dr. Paul Offit from Children’s Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania on my podcast: The Smartest Doctor in the Room. Dr. Offit is the doctor every media outlet from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal goes to whenever there is an outbreak of measles or […]

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    Candida Patients Don’t Need a Psychiatrist – They Need a Candida Specialist

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] In 2018, a patient that suffers from the symptoms of candida overgrowth doesn’t need a psychiatrist. What they really need is a doctor that specializes in treating candida! A Classic Candida Patient’s Story […]

  • Bad News for Asthmatic Patients: Primatene Mist is Back in the Pharmacies

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] I just read in The New York Times today that after a decade the FDA approved putting the asthma inhaler Primatene Mist back on the pharmacy shelves. A new version of this once […]

  • A Close Shave with a Medical Disaster

    I just had two cases in the past week that reminded me that everyday hygiene tasks can have profound implications on our health. The two stories are very different in many ways but there is a common bond that does link the two stories. I hope you will read these two stories and appreciate how […]

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    Adrenal Fatigue: How Stress and Diet Play a Big Role!

    Stress kills: it took a long time but even cardiologists recognize that acute and chronic stress can cause heart attacks. Gastroenterologists see patients with ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome that flare up under stress. And no one would argue that stress can trigger anxiety attacks. The common theme in all these conditions is what has […]

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    Gut Check: A Key to Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

    At Mitchell Medical Group we specialize in diagnosing and treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The common thread in these patients according to two new major studies involves the gut and the immune system. For many years, patients with chronic fatigue syndrome were thought to have a mysterious infectious disease – or at worst were suffering with […]

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    My Concern About Tiger Woods Developing Leaky Gut Because of Ibuprofen

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] I know golf enthusiasts are thrilled to see Tiger Woods back on the golf course and playing some amazing golf – especially for someone who has been through multiple surgeries and other complications. […]

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    Living the ImmunoLife

    Welcome to the ImmunoLife Series with Dr. Dean Mitchell – clinical Immunologist and holistic medical doctor in NYC. The ImmunoLife series is about Dr. Mitchell’s upcoming book “ImmunoLife.” Both the book and the video series discuss what you can do to strengthen your own immune system naturally and with proven scientific methods. The topics in […]

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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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    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 […]

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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 […]

  • ImmunoLife Diet: The Best Ways to Eat to Keep you Immune Strong

    There is still nothing more controversial in medicine than diet and nutrition. It seems to be the Holy Grail to find the “perfect” diet combination to keep you trim and strong. I have gone on this journey myself and I’ll share what I learned, the mistakes I made and what I believe is the key […]

  • Common Types of Candida Overgrowth

    If you have developed severe candida symptoms near New York, NY, you should visit a candida specialist as soon as possible. Candida is a type of yeast that naturally occurs in the body; however, yeast overgrowth can result in a serious yeast infection that requires candida treatment. Here is a look at some of the most […]

  • Flu Vaccine News For Parents: Flu Shot Trumps FluMist

    I have some bad news for all the children in the U.S: Scientific evidence has clearly shown that the Flu shot is superior(63%) in protecting against the Flu than the newer vaccine FluMist (3%), which is a nasal inoculation. This means that getting a flu shot will provide the important protection against the key strains of […]

  • Hillary Clinton’s Health Issue: Can Allergies Lead to Pneumonia?

    My good wishes for a speedy recovery for Mrs. Clinton as she recuperates from pneumonia. Pneumonia is a serious medical condition where the lungs can become inflamed and fill with fluid from an infection -viral or bacterial. Her campaign has not disclosed what type of pneumonia she has, but it was mentioned that it was […]

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    FDA Approves Immunotherapy Allergy Tablets…Finally

    The most exciting news in 100 years has just happened in the field of allergy: The FDA approved the use of sublingual tablets for the treatment of environmental allergies. I’m not kidding. It’s been a hundred years since a new form of allergen immunotherapy has been approved. Actually, subcutaneous allergy immunotherapy, or allergy shots, was […]

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    Winter Sinus Pain: Do’s and Don’ts for Sinus Relief!

    It’s hard not to see a million television ads for sinus, cold and flu relief on a daily basis. The winter seems to be a time when the nose takes the blows! The reason is that the nasal tissue and sinuses play an important role in helping our respiratory system accommodate the brutally cold weather […]