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Mihir Shah, M.D.


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How Getting More ZZZs Can Result in Better Food Choices

Posted by Mihir Shah, M.D. on Oct 13, 2018 8:26:00 AM

Getting a good night’s sleep can be a game changer. It’s better for your skin and hair. It’s better for your mental performance. It can even help your body perform at its peak level if you’re doing all the other things necessary to take care of it. But did you know that a regular, beneficial and appropriate sleep schedule can also help you make better food choices throughout the day? Beauty rest helps with a lot more than simply feeling restful. 

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Topics: how sleep affects food choices, better sleep means better food choices, lack of sleep can lead to weight gain

Get Immediate Help at First Sign of Bell’s Palsy

Posted by Mihir Shah, M.D. on Mar 25, 2017 8:52:00 AM

If you’ve recently had a viral infection or suffered an injury to the head and are noticing some unusual symptoms in your face, pay attention to them. Twitching, drooping, facial paralysis on one or both sides of the face, excess tear production (or drying) of your eyes may all be signs of Bell’s palsy. Bell’s palsy, while generally not a permanent condition, is one that your doctor will have to diagnose and treat. 

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Topics: bell's palsy, bell's palsy symptoms, facial paralysis

Tips for Flying if You Have Diabetes

Posted by Mihir Shah, M.D. on Dec 24, 2016 8:02:00 AM

If you’re living with a chronic disease, it’s important to take extra precautions when travelling to maintain your health. Here’s what you need to consider if you have diabetes and will be traveling by air during the holidays or the coming year. 

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Topics: air travel with diabetes, flying with chronic disease

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