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About Doctor Raman

Dr. Raman Mehrzad, MD, is a medical doctor, scientist, author, professional speaker and businessman presently living in beautiful northeastern state of Connecticut. “Dr. Raman”, as he is typically called, was born in Tehran, Iran, and moved to Sweden at the age of two. After primary and high school, he pursued a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Science, Mathematics and Programming. Upon graduation, he was accepted to medical school at the University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, and was honored to be one of the youngest students ever accepted to this prestigious university program. In parallel with his medical studies, Dr. Raman joined a research team at the institution for Biomedicine at age 19, and pursued four years of laboratory research on the subject of viral replication and infection in humans. After graduating from medical school in 2012, he was one of a few select doctors to be accepted to a position in the highly-competitive medical residency training system here in the United States. As a result, Dr. Raman was simultaneously offered research positions at Massachusetts General Hospital, along with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, both of which are official hospitals of the Harvard Medical School. He recently graduated in June 2015 from his Internal Medicine residency program at a Tufts University School of Medicine -affiliated hospital and is currently practicing specialty medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital.
  • antibiotic resistance

What is antibiotic resistance and why is it bad?

By |August 22nd, 2016|

Antibiotic resistance, technically antibiotic resistant bacteria, is major issue in medicine, and a big threat to prevention of bacterial infections in the future.  Antibiotic resistance occurs when an antibiotic has lost its ability to effectively control or kill bacterial […]

  • hyperthyroidism

What’s hyperthyroidism and how would you know?

By |August 15th, 2016|

What is HYPER-thyroidism?  It’s a very confusing topic of discussion as there is both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.  But the truth is, millions of people have an OVER•active thyroid gland … and many don’t even know it!

So to better clarify […]

  • coq10

Study shows CoQ10 shown to protect against acute heart attack complications

By |August 12th, 2016|

? OVERVIEW

CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) is a natural antioxidant synthesized by the body, found in many foods, and is available as a supplement.  It comes in two forms: ubiquinol, the active antioxidant form, and ubiquinone, the oxidized form, which the […]

Yoga’s benefits for health and wellness

By |August 10th, 2016|

A review published in the journal “Aging & Mental Health” showed that yoga is very beneficial for your physical and mental health.

Researchers scrutinized 15 studies—12 of them randomized controlled trials (high quality studies) —from the past two decades that […]

13 ways to naturally lower your blood pressure

By |August 8th, 2016|

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is known as the “silent killer”.  Because many people have high blood pressure and aren’t aware of it, the dangerous effects of this condition can go unnoticed, and strike at any time in […]

Salt intake does not correlate with increased heart attack risk

By |August 5th, 2016|

A new study regarding salt intake: higher salt intake does not correlate with increased risk of heart attack, heart failure, or overall mortality (death).  Moreover, no consistent interactions with sex, race or hypertensive (high blood pressure) status were observed for any […]

Exercising early in the morning burns more fat

By |August 3rd, 2016|

? BURN FAT EARLY
Some of us could stand to lose a few pounds … perhaps even more than a few.  But to burn fat and lose weight successfully, it always seems like an uphill battle.  Eating healthy and getting the proper […]

5 potential health benefits of eating Okra

By |August 1st, 2016|

What is Okra?  I personally have never heard of it prior to trying them fried to a crisp with a light batter like zucchini … but Okra is a warm-season vegetable popular in the southern United States, parts […]

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10 excellent health benefits of the delectable Kiwi fruit

By |July 29th, 2016|

Ay Kiwi!  Sounds like a person from down under eh?  Well, the other Kiwi is a delectable fruit which is now widely available throughout the U.S. and many parts of the world.  And since it’s the middle of […]

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

By |July 27th, 2016|

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the result of many years of research of how the human mind works.  CBT works by changing people’s attitudes and their behavior by focusing on the thoughts, images, beliefs and attitudes that are […]