Dr. Mintz's Blog

You don't have to "pace" with Long COVID

The Washington Post has an article about how people can live with Long COVID by pacing their activity. However, there are other options to get your life back, other than just slowing down.
Jan 16th, 2023

What is a GLP-1?

GLP-1 analogues like Ozempic and Mounjaro have received a lot of attention because of their ability to help with weight loss.
Nov 20th, 2022

What is Long COVID?

Though there is no standard definition for Long COVID, it is a condition that occurs in some patients infected by COVID where symptoms of fatigue, respiratory symptoms, and mental issues such as brain fog can last for many months.
Nov 2nd, 2022

Why we need to move on from COVID, and how to do this safely

Despite the low risk of dying from COVID, many are still not engaging in pre-COVID activities, like seeing friends are going to restaurants. However, there are things beyond masking and vaccines that may help even the most reluctant get back to normal
Oct 21st, 2022

Time to Talk about the "Inconvenient Truth" in Healthcare

While there will likely always be differences on how to best address the problem of healthcare in this county, if we are ever going to make progress on this issue,  we  must first be able to talk about some of the core issue surrounding our failing health
Aug 21st, 2022

Advances in Weight Loss

New medications have recently become available to help patients lose weight when combined with diet and exercise.
Jul 20th, 2022

New Treatment for Severe Depression

Spravato (nasal esketamine) is a new treatment for patients who have tried multiple medications, but failed to find relief (known as treatment resistant depression).
Feb 22nd, 2020

The Budtender Will See You Now

In many states, patients are getting therapy recommendations from non-clinicians, which may have some serious risks.
Dec 7th, 2019


Is CBG the Next CBD? Here's What You Should Know
Aug 28th, 2019

CBD Can Be Useful, But Be Careful Where You Purchase

CBD can be a wonderful tool to improve your health, but you must be very cautious when buying online because it the amounts of CBD can vary and it can contain harmful things like pesticides and parasites.
Mar 11th, 2019

Blog Archive

Dr. Mint'z blog articles from 2007 - May of 2017 can be found via Blogger HERE. All blog articles by Dr. Mintz will be posted here. Check back soon for updates!
Nov 6th, 2017