Seaside Medical Practice Blog

Welcome to the Seaside Medical Practice blog! Here you will find information from me, Dr. Nasime Yazdani, as well as other excellent providers and staff here at Seaside Medical Practice in Santa Monica, CA. We look forward to your feedback and comments on the blog, and look forward to serving you in any way we can!

Dreams: The Therapeutic Fabric of Sleep

Dreams: The Therapeutic Fabric of Sleep

Dreams are pretty cool and on rare occasions, they can be frightening. Ever wonder if dreams have proven therapeutic potential? Are these unmethodical string of images and sounds in a sleeping brain truly random or does the smartest organ known to man dream to heal?...

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Constipation: A Clue to Your Bowel Health

Constipation: A Clue to Your Bowel Health

It's befitting to write this month's newsletter on the topic of constipation given the 10 soiled diapers I changed with my newborn every precious day.  And though this simple act is the most natural part of being human, sometimes it just doesn't feel natural....

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Patient Cannabis Use – A Medical Doctor’s Perspective

Patient Cannabis Use – A Medical Doctor’s Perspective

Article Summary Cannabis use has gained increasing popularity among our population of patients. Dependence on the drug is a real phenomenon and in order to understand its potential benefits or hazards, we must utilize systems to better understand current and past use....

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An Unexpected Love Story

An Unexpected Love Story

On my Wednesday rounds at the dialysis center, one of my patients, we shall refer to as Mr. H said to me, “I’m not happy where I am.” He was referring to the nursing home he was discharged to after a prolonged hospitalization. Approximately 1 year ago, Mr. H suffered...

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Enriching Your Diet with Iron Rich Foods

Enriching Your Diet with Iron Rich Foods

It is imperative that we consume iron rich foods every day in order to keep our iron storage or ferritin level at a healthy range between 50-150. An essential nutrient, iron assists the body to detoxify, boosts immune functions, and helps create proteins and enzymes....

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Seaside’s Testosterone Therapy Study Lands PubMed

Seaside’s Testosterone Therapy Study Lands PubMed

It was by mere chance and great curiosity early on in my practice that I embarked on the adventure of learning about hormones, which eventually led to development of Seaside’s Healthy Aging Program. At the time nearly a decade ago, the demand for testosterone therapy...

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Patient Compliance- A Medical Management Conundrum

Patient Compliance- A Medical Management Conundrum

A 65 year old patient I began seeing few years ago started out in our first encounter proclaiming that she is as healthy as one can be.  She exercises regularly, eats a balanced diet, has a positive outlook in life, and has never been told she has any medical...

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Iron Deficiency Anemia: The Lowdown on Low Iron

Iron Deficiency Anemia: The Lowdown on Low Iron

Iron deficiency anemia is a condition where your blood lacks healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells are important because they transport oxygen to your body's tissues. Approximately 2 billion people in the world are anemic, and more than half due to low iron. The...

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Top 3 Anti-Aging Medications

Top 3 Anti-Aging Medications

US Pharmacopia, the manuscript of all drugs manufactured nationwide, has hundreds of thousand drugs listed for every imaginable disease out there, of which I have chosen three to discuss in this month’s newsletter for their effects on the aging process.  These drugs...

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