Q: Any tips for managing rheumatoid arthritis pain?
A: “Try exercises like swimming, walking, yoga and even light strength training! Exercise releases pain and inflammation-blocking endorphins, which help reduce pain and stiffness.” ~ Elroy Vojdani, MD, IFMCP
Q: What lifestyle changes have been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s?
A: “Diet has been shown to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s – specifically, a gluten and dairy free Mediterranean diet can do this. My research published in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease reported that dairy and gluten may contribute to Amyloid plaque formation in the brain – the hallmark of Alzheimer’s.” ~ Elroy Vojdani, MD, IFMCP
Q: What are the benefits of dark chocolate?
A: “Pure dark chocolate contains many flavonoids – antioxidant compounds that help fight inflammation and can lower LDL. They also boost mood, so enjoy!” ~ Elroy Vojdani MD, IFMCP
Q: Is there a natural way to boost dopamine?
A: “Spending time in the sun increases Vitamin D levels which turn on genes that help produce more dopamine. 10-15 minutes a day is enough to get this effect.” ~ Elroy Vojdani, MD, IFMCP