In Memory of Dr. John Crisler

I was lucky enough to personally know Dr. Crisler. We had spoken on the phone days before his death. He was one of the most intelligent, compassionate and dedicated physicians that I have have ever known. He was a leader and pioneer in the field of endocrinology. You died too soon and will be missed my friend.

Deep Breathing is Therapeutic

Deep breathing has been shown to calm the brain. Through slow deep breaths, the brain’s pacemaker called the pre-BOTzinger complex, which is a cluster of neurons in the brain stem, forms an electrical circuit with the locus coeruleous. This circuit causes us to be anxious and calm when we breathe quickly Read More