Optimize Your Health
Fox 26 Houston News
Cyd Charisse Williams, MD interviewed by Isiah Carey
It's been widely reported that African Americans are seeing a higher death rate with Covid-19 due to preexisting health issues. Dr. Cyd Charisse Williams spoke on how to deal with the problem now and prevent this from happening to you. Click on the link below to listen to Cyd Charisse Williams, MD discuss COVID-19 & African Americans: How to improve your health.
Don't Just Survive-THRIVE!
Part 3 will conclude our serious of “Don’t Just Survive— THRIVE!”. Click below to read more information on how to prioritize your health and what can help boost your immune system, while you work on your nutrition.
Don't Just Survive-THRIVE!
Does COVID-19 have you in fear of your life? Fear increases stress hormones that in turn weaken your immune system. It is not easy, but fear will not make you or your family stronger. Take it a day at a time, and as the British say, “stay calm and carry on”. Here is what you can you do at home during the lock down to stay healthy, improve your health and brain cognitive function.
Don't Just Survive-THRIVE!
COVID-19 has forced a rapid change in our behaviors as a nation. Our leadership had to quickly assess the situation and make the necessary changes for us. Now that we all have a little extra time to reflect on our lives and our priorities, take this time to prioritize your health. Do you have any areas of your life that you want to change? Any areas you need to change? Maybe you don’t know why you are not making a necessary change?
Functional Sports Medicine and Functional Medicine. How Do They Relate to COVID-19?
Click on the link below to listen to Cyd Charisse Williams, MD discuss Functional Sports Medicine, Functional Medicine and how it relates to COVID-19.
Fox 26 Houston News
Cyd Charisse Williams, MD interviewed by Melissa Wilson
Click on the link below to listen to Cyd Charisse Williams, MD discuss the impact that the Corona Virus is having on the African American community. She discusses the importance of Vitamin D3 and how you have more control than you think.
Why the Corona Virus is Killing the Black Community - Part 2
Click on the link below to listen to Cyd Charisse Williams, MD continue the discussion of how COVID 19 is having a devastating effect on Black Americans. In Part 1 of this discussion, Dr. Williams shared that the detrimental and deadly effects from the Corona Virus and other chronic illnesses we are seeing in the Black community can be treated with adequate levels of Vitamin D3. In Part 2, she discusses how to restore those and other critical vitamins.
Why the Corona Virus is Killing the Black Community - Part 1
Click on the link below to listen to Cyd Charisse Williams, MD discuss how COVID 19 is having a devastating effect on Black Americans. Many leaders seem stumped by this reality but it is not all that surprising. In several major US cities, the data shows that a significant percentage of the critically ill and dead are Black.
Building a Healthy Immune System to Prevent COVID-19
Click on the link below to listen to Cyd Charisse Williams, MD discuss how building a healthy immune system can keep you virus-free! She also shares advice on how nutrition, sleep, and exercise will keep our bodies working optimally. Many of us feel threatened by the Covid-19 coronavirus. She reiterates that you have more control than you think! Listen for tips on healthy fats, supplements, and more excellent advice on how to boost your immune system.
You Have More Control Than You Think! - Part 2
There will always be invisible germs all around you that can cause a pandemic like COVID-19 and the flu has in the past. It is important to remember the underlying way the disease is spread from person to person. If you have an infection on your hands it can enter your body through facial membrane such as eyes, nose and mouth. It is important that you wash your hands BEFORE and AFTER eating. After using the bathroom or touching your eyes, nose or face...
You Have More Control Than You Think! - Part 1
COVID- 19 spreads like other invisible infections such as the common cold and flu. It may seem like we have no control of the invisible germs all around us. The current COVID-19 pandemic is causing a lot of fear and heartache all over the world. Unfortunately, the current death rates are not caused by the COVID-19 virus but the reaction of each person’s immune system to the virus.
“BELIEVE IT OR NOT, YOU HAVE MORE CONTROL THAN YOU THINK”...
Reasons African Americans Have Higher COVID-19
Reasons African Americans have higher COVID-19 fatality rates: Vitamin D deficiency, chronic illness and poor diet. These factors are contributing to increased rates of COVID-19 for infections and fatalities in African Americans. It is common knowledge that African Americans have higher rates of chronic disease such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, high blood pressure and...
Many Infectious Diseases
are Shed in The Stool & Urine Prevention is the Best Treatment.
WASH YOUR HANDS! With soap and warm water, cleaning under your nails as well! Count to 25, or sing Happy Birthday or Twinkle Twinkle Little stars twice. Wash your hands before and after eating. YOUR OVERALL HEALTH DETERMINES THE STRENGTH OF YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM. Poor diet, lack of sleep, alcohol, drugs and tobacco weaken your immune system...
6 Things to Think About Regarding the Corona Virus and the Health of Americans
Just because you do not feel ill, does not mean that you are not sick. The incubation period of Corona virus is between 5-14 days. Some people test positive for Corona virus and never develop symptoms. However, the virus can still be spread from those who are asymptomatic. Corona virus symptoms range from dry cough, fatigue, fever and more serious symptoms such as...
Let's Talk About Sleep!
Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan both bragged that they only needed 4 hours of sleep daily, what did they both die from? Alzheimer’s. Your brain controls everything, and sleep is the body and brains maintenance. Lack of sleep results in increased cortisol which increases your risk of developing metabolic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease or Alzheimers. Sleeping the recommended amount allows for your body to recharge, fight inflammation and build your immune system...
5 Ways to Help Your Young Athlete Stay Injury Free
Click on the link below to listen to the Soundcloud/Podcast of Cyd Charisse Williams, MD as the guest speaker being interviewed by Dr. Candice on the KIDing Around show. Dr. Williams will discuss the 5 ways to help your young athlete stay injury free. At Athletics Sports Medicine and Wellness we help athletes stay healthy, and prevent non traumatic injuries.
Aging is Optional
"Mother Nature does not need help but requires no interference" (Palmer).
Imagine regaining the hair and muscle mass you've lost over the years!! God designed the body to operate perfectly; however, our poor choices and/or environment alter the function of the body. The signs of aging occur when the body cannot function as designed. There are a combination of hormonal and nutritional problems that lead to loss of your muscle mass and hair...
IF YOU DON'T TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY, WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO LIVE?
It is likely that your home is the most expensive item you own. Who doesn't want to live in an exclusive subdivision with homes that maintain their value to protect your investment? FEES AND FINES HAVE TO BE PAID IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THE SUBDIVISION BYLAWS. After all, that is why homeowners associations exist, right? Everything requires maintenance. What happens when you don't...
I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up!
I am frequently asked my opinion about whether barefoot running is a good idea. My response is always the same. I tell them the question they should be more concerned about is if they can squat all the way down to the ground with their feet straight ahead and heels flat to the ground and then stand back up again with assistance. If you are UNABLE to do that it is likely that you will need a LIFE ALERT DEVICE in your golden years. Why, you ask?...