Integrative Center for Wellness • Dr. Samoon Ahmad

The Promise of Precision Medicine: What Technological Advances Will Mean for The Future of Health Care

by Samoon Ahmad • July 2, 2019

As seen in Psychology Today. “Precision medicine” is a common buzzword in the world of medicine, largely because so many of the solutions it offers seem so revolutionary. It appears to be the medicine of the future, and many of the procedures and treatments that utilize precision medicine oftentimes seem, for lack of a better […]

Alzheimer’s Disease or Type 3 Diabetes: Link or Causation?

by Samoon Ahmad • June 25, 2019

As seen in Psychology Today. In the popular imagination, Alzheimer’s disease [AD] is primarily a disorder that affects short-term memory, but it is a far more serious condition than many acknowledge. AD is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive cognitive and functional deficits that can also impact behavior and personality. In the early stages of […]

This Is Your Brain on Drugs: The neurological effects of addiction

by Samoon Ahmad • June 18, 2019

As seen in Psychology Today. Addiction is a disease that affects millions of Americans. It is extremely widespread, with an estimated 8% to 10% of individuals in the United States 12 years of age or older (between 20 to 22 million people) addicted to at least one substance. The human costs of this problem are […]