Ketogenic Diets and Cancer: FAQ

Ketogenic Diets and Cancer: FAQ

“For someone actively looking to manage a state of cancer, the ketogenic diet may be a better choice.” p. 108, “From Doctor to Patient” Q: What is a Ketogenic Diet? A: A ketogenic diet is a low-carb diet, such as the Atkins diet. Ketogenic dieters focus on eating lean meats and healthy fats, while limiting carbohydrates. The limited carbohydrates typically come […]

S.A.D. vs. Depression

S.A.D. vs. Depression

“Erie, Pennsylvania is colder than cold. In Erie, Pennsylvania, there are 330 days of darkness and 35 of sunlight. It’s horrible not to see the sun.” p. 35, “From Doctor to Patient” As detailed in his book “From Doctor to Patient,” author Dr. Diva Nagula’s experience attending medical school in Erie, Pennsylvania aligns with the 1 in 20 American adults that […]

Improving Sleep with Supplementation

Improving Sleep with Supplementation

“Sleep is the most important lifestyle factor to promote healing… We need a good amount of sleep, and if we’re not getting enough, our body doesn’t have a chance to heal and recover.” P. 133, “From Doctor to Patient” by Dr. Diva Nagula Your eyes are heavy, you can’t concentrate, and you find yourself getting annoyed at the tiniest inconvenience. You […]

The Health Effects of Loneliness

The Health Effects of Loneliness

“I felt sad, I felt lonely, and I looked for rejection and hostility in my interactions,” said author Dr. Diva Nagula. This excerpt from Dr. Nagula’s book “From Doctor to Patient” illustrates the difficulty of connecting with others after being diagnosed with cancer. After his diagnosis, Dr. Nagula became withdrawn from friends and family. Although he knew he needed social […]