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A Simple Routine to Improve Balance and Ankle Mobility

To build upon the ankle plantar flexion stretch that I shared earlier, here is a short routine of 3 mobility exericses that I enjoy doing to improve ankle mobility:

Ankle Raises While on Balls of Feet:

Ankle raises are excellent for strengthening your calf muscles and Achilles tendon, and for warming up all of the soft tissues that surround your ankle joints. Ankle raises are also helpful for developing balance and proprioception. Read more about A Simple Routine to Improve Balance and Ankle Mobility

 

Shelby's Sweet Potato Fries

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Ingredients:

3 medium or 2 large sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
1 teaspoon of curry powder
Pinch of sea salt
Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish Read more about Shelby's Sweet Potato Fries

 

A Most Memorable Rescue

To support Rescue From the Hart, a not-for-profit animal rescue in southern California, please visit:

https://www.rescuefromthehart.org/ Read more about A Most Memorable Rescue

 

Strategies for Learning a Language Quickly

Hi Ben,

I’ve been following your work for years now but this is my first time writing to you.

I was really moved to listen to your reason for going to Korea and learning Korean. It hit me that this is exactly what I need to do to break through resentment that’s been weighing me down for most of my life. I’m also second generation Korean, grew up in Irvine. Read more about Strategies for Learning a Language Quickly

 

Hope For Paws Rescuing Abandoned Pit Bull

To support Hope For Paws and their amazing work in rescuing abandoned animals, please visit:

https://www.hopeforpaws.org/ Read more about Hope For Paws Rescuing Abandoned Pit Bull

 

Nanolume: A Pain Tracking App from Dr. Ron Harbut

A message from Dr. Ron Harbut:

Dear Dr. Kim,

I am a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty training in pain management. I also have a PhD in pharmacology. I have been in clinical practice for over 25 years.

I immensely appreciate your information on the dangers and concerns related to elevated plasma homocysteine levels. Indeed, I offer and give your below link on homocysteine levels to all my interested colleagues, patients, family, and close friends to help educate them on the dangers of elevated homocysteine levels. Read more about Nanolume: A Pain Tracking App from Dr. Ron Harbut

 

What to do About Cancer - Part Two

Updated on February 1st, 2019

In part one of this look at what to do about cancer, I expressed support for surgical excision of a malignant tumor whenever deemed prudent by those involved.

Generally, I don't feel as good about radiation and chemotherapy, but before I explain why, please allow me to say this: if you've already undergone radiation or chemotherapy, consider your body strong and resilient, having withstood the harmful effects of these therapies. Read more about What to do About Cancer - Part Two

 

What to do About Cancer - Part One

Updated on February 1st, 2019

First, let's be clear on what cancer is and how it may hurt your health.

The building blocks of your brain, lungs, liver, heart, skin, and other organs are one or more of the following types of tissue: Read more about What to do About Cancer - Part One

 

Why I Moved to Korea in my late 20s

One of our readers requested notes with our vlogs for those who prefer reading rather than listening. Maddie's question along with notes written to summarize what was covered in the vlog are included below.

Shared with permission:

Dear Dr. Kim, Read more about Why I Moved to Korea in my late 20s

 

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