Achooo. Here we go. Allergy season is here. What?! It's only February! Well yes, the first buds on the trees appear at the end of January commemorating the start of tree allergy season. If you suffer from Allergy season it is time to have your plan of attack. Grass season will shortly arrive in July , followed by mold (and our new friend smoke) in August/September/October. Most people feel unwell when their allergies are kicked in. Symptoms may include runny nose, shortness o
Hypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure of 140 mm Hg or greater and/or a diastolic blood pressure of 90 mm Hg or greater on two separate consecutive occasions. Severe considered reading of 180 mm HG systolic or above and/or 120 mm Hg diastolic or above. Hypertension is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. In systolic hypertension, the force the heart needs to push against peripheral resistance is high. There is excess
Last week I had the great opportunity to present on The Gut Microbiome at Lake Washington Physical Therapy. Anybody who knows me , realizes quickly that the gut microbiome is one of my favorite topics. And, Ben Wobker, PT, CSCS who leads Lake Washington Physical Therapy is one of my favorite colleagues and people I have met in my career. So the combo made for a delightful conversation. Please enjoy the conversation here .
I had a great time speaking with Ben Wobker, PT, CSCS with Lake Washington Physical Therapy today . I lectured on the microbiome. The Lecture is over at https://www.lakewashingtonpt.com/lectures.
Afterwards, I did a little deeper lecture on the intestinal lining and how important a healthy intestinal barrier is for regulating inflammation in the body. I felt compelled to share more about triggers for intestinal permeability. Enjoy the extra footage here. #intestinalpermeab