Victoria Maizes MD- Practicing Gratitude
One simple way to feel happier (and healthier) is to begin a gratitude practice. I like to practice gratitude before I go to bed at night. Turning over the events of the day in my mind, I acknowledge three people or events or things that I am grateful.Victoria Maizes MD- Choosing Supplements
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) data shows that 75 percent of the U.S. population is not meeting the daily requirement for folate; 34 percent do not get enough iron; 42 percent donít get enough zinc; and 73 percent are deficient in calcium.Victoria Maizes MD- Your Belief System
No two people are exactly alike. How do you prefer to be treated? On a scale that goes from natural and minimally invasive Ė to very aggressive treatment, where do you place yourself? What are your beliefs about what precipitated an illness? What does your intuition tell you to do to enhance healing? There are situations in medicine where everyone agrees that there is one best approach. More often, in medicine, there are shades of gray where a patientís beliefs and preferences become incredibly important when making treatment decisions.Victoria Maizes MD- Conventional Medicine
As an integrative physician, I regularly use the many advances available in conventional medicine. I am deeply appreciative of all that it has to offer to promote good health before conception, to assess fertility problems, and to treat infertility when necessary.Victoria Maizes MD- Nutrition
A healthy diet is critical to women and men seeking to conceive. Multiple studies support that it makes it easier to conceive and is one of the ways to enhance your childís health.