A personal, reflective, and “optional” philosophical note from Dr. Tague Humans are complex beings. And that is an understatement! What is it that makes us who we are? Are we just a bag of skin containing chemicals and chemical reactions? Or, is there an immaterial, “can’t touch it” aspect to man that makes us unique as individuals? And could … [Read more...] about Body, Soul and Spirit: Seeking Complete Health
Have you ever met anyone who wanted to gain an excessive, unhealthy amount of weight? Of course not! No one wants to be overweight! Research says that many people would choose blindness over obesity. Others would choose to lose an arm or leg rather than suffer the emotional and physical pain of obesity. So why does weight gain happen? It’s … [Read more...] about Excessive Weight Gain: Why does it happen?
Has your scale steadily increased since COVID-19? You’re not alone. Gaining weight this past year has been epidemic, causing major setbacks to health and happiness. Many dine-in restaurants closing, gyms shutting down, and unprecedented stress has resulted in a lot of stress eating and comfort foods! Consequences were inevitable. … [Read more...] about Trim, Fit, & Healthy in the New Year… It’s Never Been More Important!
COVID-19 contributed to the deaths of over 200,000 Americans during the first several months of 2020. The CDC predicts 5,000 additional deaths per week for at least the next few months. Regrettably, many of these COVID-19 deaths were preventable through weight loss. We now know that those with a BMI over 30 (the obese) have an 80% higher … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Three Ways Weight Loss Helps!
If you are like me, you’ve never been more interested in your immune system and its ability to fight off infections. COVID-19 has gotten our attention! How peculiar that the same virus can cause an infection with few or no symptoms in some, but result in multi-organ failure and death in others! It’s the same virus, in the same species, but the … [Read more...] about COVID-19 & Survival
Greetings! What a crazy time it is! Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears are all around us, with lots of unknowns and questions that have no answers. I’m writing to give you some of my thoughts and recommendations as we navigate through this time successfully, staying safe and healthy. First of all, what an ideal time to be on a top quality, state of … [Read more...] about COVID-19: My thoughts & recommendations for staying safe and healthy
Are you frustrated with trying to lose weight with hunger-producing diets and sore muscles from the gym? Are you tired of jumping from one failed fad diet to another, each time with increasing confusion and disappointment? Let’s face it, if those strategies worked, our overweight problem in America would be solved! Most of my patients have “been … [Read more...] about Choosing a Physician to Manage My Weight