Dr. Goodman’s Blog

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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Dr. Goodman Quoted in Hartford Magazine

December 12th, 2017

Dr. Goodman was quoted in the December Hartford Magazine, discussing “holiday herbs” such as cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and clove.  Read the article to find out how these flavorful spices have powerful healing benefits

Thanksgiving Strategies

November 19th, 2017

Enjoy Thanksgiving:  Have  A Plan Thanksgiving allows us to spend time with our friends and families and give thanks — thanks for all that is good in our lives.  Gratitude is a wonderful spiritual practice and a cornerstone of healthy living.  For many of us, that’s where the healthy part of Thanksgiving ends and the unhealthy begins.  As Americans, we

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New Lyme Testing

November 19th, 2017

New Lyme Tests That Set the Standard   I went to the ILADS Conference in Boston last weekend.  ILADS represents doctors, other health care practitioners, and patients devoted to helping people devastated by Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses.  I am inspired and humbled by the dedication and passion shown by so many in this field.  I have learned a lot in the

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines

November 19th, 2017

New Blood Pressure Guidelines:  Raising (Lowering) The Bar   The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology came out with new Blood Pressure Guidelines last Monday. If you have heart disease, chronic kidney disease or diabetes, then your target now for systolic blood pressure has moved down to 130 and for diastolic blood pressure to 80. Same goes

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Obesity Rates Climb (Less) :  Be Part of the Solution

October 25th, 2017

The headlines came out about two weeks ago: “Obesity Rates Hit an All Time High”. The percentage of adults in the US with a body mass index (BMI) over 30 has gone from 30 in 2000 to almost 40 today. About 18.5 percent of children are now obese, versus 13.9 percent in 2000. So what’s the good news? What the

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