Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter

Mouthwash and Medicine – Our Family Roots in Germany

It is bizarre if not gratifying to know that a mouth wash called Odol played a significant part in our family history – or at least the fortune it made for a pre WWII industrialist in Dresden, Germany played a part.   This discovery is of interest partly because it shows there were gullible people…
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Medical Specialists and What to do About Obamacare

Different medical specialists were consulted on what to do about Obamacare. this is what they had to say: The Allergists voted to scratch it. Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. Gastroenterologists had a sort of a gut feeling about it. Neurologists thought the administration had a lot of nerve. The Obstetricians felt they…
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How White Man’s Diet is Decimating Native Americans

I wrote this after the local library had an exhibition of native American culture - including a lot of information about diet and how change from “Pre-Captain Cook Diet” is causing an epidemic of diabetes. You may have wondered if you saw the Patawomeck village outside the downtown library last month. It was not the local…
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Stress As a Cause of Illness Recognized

  Serendipity is an interesting phenomenon. Carolyn, at the clinic has been getting on me about Trauma Informed Care – the idea that being threatened oneself with injury or death, being molested, neglected or severely stressed, or witnessing this in someone else, can have profound effects on mental and physical health. A phenomenon that is…
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