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Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle

There are many different diets and trends that saturate the Internet nowadays, and sometimes we don’t know what is good to follow and what is not. The CDC has wording that states, “It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.” Take-home point is that one should look at the long haul and ask “can I eat […]

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The Green Period.

Last fall, we stumbled upon the The Kirkwood Historical Society at Mudd’s Grove, a 150 year-old house located in the heart of Kirkwood. They have an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization that preserves and promotes Kirkwood’s long and storied history. It is one of the many historical homes in and around St. Louis. We were just in […]

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Flower Children and ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common diagnosis in children and adolescence. Many of us probably know someone personally who is struggling with ADHD.  Stimulants, such as Adderall, are a mainstay in the treatment of ADHD.  However, about a third of people diagnosed with ADHD are unresponsive to stimulants and/or are unable to tolerate their adverse effects. These patients […]

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Grow Your Own Greens

Growing your own food is one of the most healthy activities you can do. Not only is a great way to get fresh organic fruits and vegetables, but it is also a great way to exercise and some fresh air. Many Americans here in Missouri can remember their parents or grandparents having a small vegetable […]

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Sipping Bhang, Waiting for the Spring Equinox

Before you lose interest and go to the Internet to look up what is bhang, I’ll cut to the chase and tell you. Bhang is an intoxicating drink made of the leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, which is infused in whole milk. Bhang is also known as the  ”nectar of the Gods”. Bhang’s […]

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Feedback

I’m honored to have such wonderful patients and be able to serve my community . Thank you all that have provided me with feedback! Below are just a few examples of what patients have said about seeing me. “I have been so impressed by the support and quick response time by Dr. Strong. I went […]

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Cannabis On My Mind

Cannabis is on my mind. Cannabis is on everyone’s mind in Missouri, whether they like it or not, since the passing of Amendment 2 on November 2017. But first, let us digress with a story. A few months ago, I went to Nikki Furrer’s A Women’s Guide to Cannabis book signing and discussion at Left […]

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Dietary Advancement for Those with Cow’s Milk Allergy

You may have seen the “baked milk challenge” being recommended for people who have a cow milk allergy. So it turns out that many patients with cow’s milk allergy can tolerate extensively heated or baked forms of milk that can progress to tolerance of less extensively heated forms of milk over time. There was recently […]

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Ayurveda for Health

Ayurveda in Sanskrit comes from ayur, or life and veda, or knowledge. It is a 5,000 year tradition of living. The rishis, or sages, knew that our mind, body, and ātman, our internal essence, we all connected. In medical school, we called this the biopsychosocial aspected of a patient. There is real science to the knowledge of […]

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Put A (Vaginal) Ring On It! Reusable Contraceptive Vaginal Rings

There is a new development with vaginal ring contraceptives that may be a good option for some patients. The contraceptive vaginal ring that is already on the market provides the convenience of three-week dosing. The ring needs to be replaced monthly. There is now a new reusable contraceptive ring that contains segesterone acetate and ethinyl […]

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Plant-Based People

A number of my patients have chosen to live a whole-food plant-based lifestyle. This consists of consuming natural unrefined or minimally refined ingredients and foods that come from plants and do not come from animal ingredients such as meat, milk, eggs or honey. Hence, whole food plant-based. I am fully supportive of their lifestyle choices. […]

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