Dr. Goodman’s Blog

Cognitive Supplement Spotlight, Volume 5: Citicoline

July 12th, 2018

    This is the fifth in a regular series on supplements which have been shown, through research and/or traditional use, to support cognitive function.  These supplements, along with prescription medications and other substances, are called nootropics.  As more and more Americans age and face challenges with memory and mental processing, we are looking for “magic pills” to build up

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How Much Should You Exercise to Lose Weight?

July 7th, 2018

If you’ve been trying to lose weight JUST by exercising, and not cutting calories and/or carbs, you may have had success.  A recent study shows, however, that, in order to do so, you will have had to exercise a bit more than many are comfortable with.     A group of 31 overweight men and women were split into two groups:  one burned

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Cognitive Supplement Spotlight, Vol. 4: PQQ

July 7th, 2018

PQQ, or Pyrroloquinoline Quinone, is a popular supplement which may at some point be considered another vitamin, or essential nutrient.  PQQ is naturally found in plant foods:  kiwi, parsley, cabbage, papaya and others, which deliver small amounts (fractions of the dose found in the supplement).     PQQ was discovered in 1979 by a member of the group which originally discovered

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Cognitive Supplement Spotlight, Vol. 3: Nicotinamide Riboside

June 24th, 2018

          This is the third in a regular series on supplements which have been shown, through research and/or traditional use, to support cognitive function.  These supplements, along with prescription medications and other substances, are called nootropics.  As more and more Americans age and face challenges with memory and mental processing, we are looking for “magic pills”

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Cognitive Supplement Spotlight, Vol. 2: Bacopa Monniera

June 3rd, 2018

    This is the second in a regular series on supplements which have been shown, through research and/or traditional use, to support cognitive function.  These supplements, along with prescription medications and other substances, are called nootropics.  As more and more Americans age and face challenges with memory and mental processing, we are looking for “magic pills” to build up

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Cognitive Supplement Spotlight: Magnesium Threonate

April 30th, 2018

  This is the first in a regular series on supplements which have been shown, through research and/or traditional use, to support cognitive function.  These supplements, along with prescription medications and other substances, are called nootropics.  As more and more Americans age and face challenges with memory and mental processing, we are looking for “magic pills” to build up our

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Should You Get a Cognoscopy?

March 12th, 2018

What is a “Cognoscopy” and Should You Get One?   Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is expected to quadruple by 2050 to 14 million cases in the US.  It (along with the larger category of dementia) is currently the leading cause of death in the UK, and is expected to claim the same role in the US.  As heart disease and cancer become

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Urgent Action Needed TODAY To Help Give NDs Long Overdue Prescriptive Rights in CT!

March 2nd, 2018

YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED:  CLICK THE LINK TO ACT NOW! Patients, Friends, Supporters and Advocates:  Please click on the link to read.  I am asking all who support access to top-quality 21st century health care to write to the public health committee NOW.  The link will open my email which gives complete instructions on what to do.  It takes 5

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Lyme Screening in Office: April 14th

January 30th, 2018

We are offering Lyme disease screenings at our office on 5 Maple St in the Federal Hill section of Bristol on Saturday, April 14th. I invite you, your family, friends and anyone concerned about Lyme disease to register online here: https://glymedx.com/screening-events/ and take advantage of this event.  

Preventing and Reversing Cognitive Decline

January 21st, 2018

  In December I attended a two-day course designed to teach doctors and other healthcare providers how to help patients prevent and reverse cognitive decline.  The course was taught by several experts, foremost of whom was Dr. Dale Bredesen, author of The End of Alzheimer’s.  Dr. Bredesen, a neurologist, has been studying Alzheimer’s disease for over 30 years, and has developed a

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