Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter

What Traumatizing Kids Can Do To Them

This is a piece I wrote for the Free Lance-Star about the incredibly long term effects adverse childhood events (ACE's) can have on people.   What's the prospects for kids currently being separated from their parents at the border?   Adverse Childhood Experiences     I was not giving much thought to the childhood experiences…
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Beyond “You Are What You Eat.”

The idea that we are what we eat apparently was touted first by French lawyer and epicure Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in a meditation on the effect of gastronomie on gout in 1826. [caption id="attachment_2555" align="alignnone" width="836"] There's Many Ways Our Food Gets Contaminated[/caption]   The exact term “you are what you eat” was first used in…
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Energy Medicine – Brilliant or Bogus?

I have known Ren Fields for a long time. With her 50 years experience, 1,800 hours of training, a Certified Yoga Therapist, and owner of Healing Arts and Yoga (though she now teaches classes at Bodyworks), I have always thought of her as Fredericksburg’s queen of yoga. But when she, wife Paula, and I got…
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You’re More Likely to Do Your Exercise if it’s Intermittent.

Medical meetings canbe dull as ditch water. But occasionally you get something that is of interest to your everyday life – and that of your patients.   I have heard tell that intermittent exertion (high intensity interval exercise – or HIIT to use the jargon) instead of just plodding on with continuous exercise is better…
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