Dr. Silverman’s Blog

You Should Embrace Genetic Testing

When DNA is tested, we have an opportunity to go “under the hood” of our health. Instead of focusing on specific lab test results — such as total cholesterol level or blood sugar level — we can get a more holistic look at where we have health strengths and weaknesses. Understanding the “why,” can help you and your doctor make a more informed decision as to how you are going to manage your elevated cholesterol level.   Read the full…
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Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on October 9, 2019

How Does Fasting Work?

The practice of fasting dates back to the earliest humans. At a time when food sources were scarce and irregular, eating cycled between periods of hunger and feast. This cycle encouraged—and ultimately, evolved—the body’s ability to survive during periods of food scarcity. Read full article here How Does Fasting Work?

Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on August 13, 2019

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

The small intestine is a harsh environment for bacteria. Some do thrive there, but the bulk of the gut bacteria are found in the colon. Read full article here.  Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth  

Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on August 2, 2019

Transitioning Off a Keto Diet

While it is difficult to predict what physical effects a person will experience when transitioning off keto, here are some common effects to watch for — and how you can best support your body and immune system during this time. Read full article here

Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on July 19, 2019

Magnesium, the Master Mineral

Magnesium is one of the most abundant intracellular cations in the body, second only to potassium. Foods such as spinach, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate are loaded with magnesium, but more than half of the U.S. population’s diet does not meet the recommended allowance for magnesium. So, how does magnesium impact normal body functioning? What can be done to support healthy levels of magnesium? I take a closer look at the answers to these questions, and more, below.   Read…
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Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on July 15, 2019

Cracking the Code on Cupping

Now popular among Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes, cupping is an ancient Chinese healing practice dating at least as far back as 1550 BC.1 While some researchers suggest that cupping, also known as myofascial decompression, and its efficacy may just be a placebo effect, this hasn’t deterred those suffering from chronic pain from seeking its healing powers. Let’s take a closer look at the practice of cupping, its health benefits, and the different types of cupping so that you can…
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Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on July 6, 2019

Intro to Summer Health Special

Live your best life this summer. Get started by taking advantage of one these great packages to a healthier and happier you. Intro to Summer Health #1 – $99 – 1 body slimming treatment with the FDA approved Zerona laser – 1 chiropractic health assessment to help you understand how to feel better both mentally and physically – 1 chiropractic treatment to alleviate the symptoms Intro to Summer Health #2 – $199 – 1 body slimming treatment with the FDA…
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Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on June 29, 2019

This Is How You Can Manage A Concussion With Supplements & Vitamins

The brain serves as the command center of the human body, managing the nervous system, sending signals to the body’s muscles, and receiving messages from the body’s sensory organs. (1) The brain’s white matter (the axons and dendrites of the nerve fibers) acts as the subway system of the brain, connecting different regions of grey matter and carrying nerve impulses between neurons. Read full article here

Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on June 28, 2019

3 Benefits of Creatine

Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid that helps supply energy to cells throughout the body, particularly muscle cells.2 Creatine makes up about 1 percent of the total volume of human blood.2 Between 1.5 and 2 percent of the body’s creatine store is converted for use each day by the liver, kidneys, and pancreas.3 It’s then transported through the blood and used by parts of the body for energy.3 The average person needs between one and three grams of creatine per…
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Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on June 26, 2019

Natural Ways to Manage Cholesterol

When you’re on a ketogenic (keto) diet, you aren’t consuming the high-carbohydrate foods that instigate oxidation and the formation of dangerous plaque in your arteries. Instead, you replace those carbs with good fats that boost your HDL cholesterol levels and increase the size of LDL cholesterol particles — both of which help to balance your body’s natural cholesterol levels. Research has also shown that the keto diet, specifically, increases levels of HDL so it can corral LDL before it oxidizes;…
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Dr. Robert Silverman
Dr. Robert Silverman, on January 22, 2019