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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!

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 la lack of iron....

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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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A Better Alternative to Neosporin

A Better Alternative to Neosporin

Mothers, take note. When your child falls and scrapes her knee or bruises her arm, how do you console her? After hugging her and kissing the ‘ouchie’ away, do you take out the Neosporin, and put a band-aid on it? Do you really believe a petroleum based antibacterial...

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The Role of Meat Consumption on the Water Crisis

The Role of Meat Consumption on the Water Crisis

by Stacy Matthews Branch When many of us think of a water crisis, we tend to think of desert conditions, scarce rainfall, or sanitations problems affecting the availability of clean, potable water. In states such as California with water scarcity issues, governments...

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The Truth About Peanut Allergies

The Truth About Peanut Allergies

The peanut allergy has been one of the fastest growing and deadliest allergies in recent history. It is responsible for more deaths from anaphylaxis, than any other food allergy, with rates in children that have more than tripled in the United States from 1997 to...

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Omega-3 Index and The Heart

Omega-3 Index and The Heart

by Nasimeh Yazdani, M.D The Omega-3 Index is the sum of 2 prominent long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA) in red blood cell membranes and is expressed as a percentage of total erythrocyte fatty acids (FAs).  It has...

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) use in clinical medicine dates back to 1998 where a group of maxillofacial surgeons at the University of Miami School of Medicine elegantly showed bone regeneration doubled in PRP- treated bone grafts compared with placebo.(4)  Over the past...

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