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HouseCall with Dr. Mac: Break the Nicotine Addiction

“I just wanted to be cool.” That’s what he said. Even if you want to quit smoking, you may find it difficult because you’re addicted to the effects of nicotine. Nicotine alters the balance of two chemicals, dopamine and noradrenaline, in your brain. The changes happen very quickly. When you inhale the nicotine, it immediately rushes […]

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HouseCall with Dr. Mac: There is Chemistry in a Hug

Some people say it was a spark or a jolt. Some even say they felt the heavens open and heard angels singing. However, when you “fell in love”, there was real brain chemistry in that look from across the room. “Whether you’re wrapped up in the arms of your partner or greeting a friend hello, […]

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Housecall with Dr. Mac: The Invisible Community

What would you do if you and your children were living out of rented cars? What if you went from motel to motel looking for one that had a free breakfast so the kids could get a meal before they went to school in the mornings? What if a “friend” offered you a place to […]

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Food Can Heal: Managing Anxiety and Thyroid Health

Fruits and vegetables in your diet are a good source of antioxidants. Antioxidants help protect your body from damage and they also promote the proper function of your entire body, including your thyroid. We are beginning to understand a great deal more how the food we consume changes our bodies and brains right down to […]

HouseCall with Dr. Mac: Men’s Health with M. Leon Seard II, M.D.

Earlier this year, Dr. Mac had an informative conversation about men’s reproductive health with Nashville-based urologist M. Leon Seard II, M.D.  It is estimated that one in four men will experience a prostate health concern  or a sexual health concern, such as erectile dysfunction or low testosterone, by the time they are 65. These sexual health issues are […]

HouseCall with Dr. Mac: Laughter is the Best Medicine

Dr. Mac sat down for a great conversation with the talented entertainer Jonathan Slocumb. They talked about his start in comedy, where he gets some of his inspiration and what he does to stay grounded. http://media.blubrry.com/langleyhaper/p/media.buzzsprout.com/279655.mp3Podcast (housecall-with-dr-mac): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Housecall with Dr. Mac: Acupuncture and Fertility

Dr. Mac talks with traditional chinese medicine practitioner Yu She as she helps us understand how TCM and acupuncture can help conception. http://media.blubrry.com/langleyhaper/p/content.blubrry.com/langleyhaper/257115.mp3Podcast (housecall-with-dr-mac): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS