Dr.Kogan on Natural Remedies for Winter Colds

Winter is a time when we tend to succumb to respiratory infections, especially when the temperatures are changing abruptly and we are not sure how to dress appropriately for the outdoors. I strongly oppose frivolous use of antibiotics for viral respiratory conditions and READ MORE

The Midwestern Book Review praises ‘Diet Slave No More!’

The Midwestern Book Review praises ‘Diet Slave No More!’

By Diane Donovan – Senior Reviewer at Midwestern Book Review: Diet Slave No More!: A Fun Literary Journey into Your Self is an unexpected journey in that it’s not another book on “how to diet”. Instead, its holistic approach combines the medical traditions READ MORE

‘Diet Slave No More!’ book garners first reviews..

‘Diet Slave No More!’ book garners first reviews..    Christian Sia:  Diet Slave No More!: A Fun Literary Journey Into Your Self by Svetlana Kogan, M.D. is one of the best things I have read in a very long time about dieting and READ MORE

Hormones – the minions of teenage reality

Hormones – the minions of teenage reality

In my previous post I claimed that due to functional brain differences, teenagers are living in a reality dramatically different from that of their parents. http://dtpdoctors.com/2015/11/why-our-teenage-kids-live-in-a-different-reality/ Imagine a cartoon of all that. If the explosively emotional limbic brain can be visualized as the READ MORE

Why our teenage kids live in a different reality

Why our teenage kids live in a different reality

This is my sixth installment, as a doctor and as a mom of two kids, on a topic, which is so hot for so many of us: our teen kids. My original post, which can be found here http://dtpdoctors.com/2015/10/leave-me-alone-i-can-manage-my-own-stuff/ has stirred a lot READ MORE

Is your child a loner that gets picked on?

Is your child a loner that gets picked on?

My discourses are moving on to the life of the 6-10 year old kids, which I find quite remarkable. This age is one of the brick-stones that lay the foundation of the teenage behavior, which we were discussing in our previous articles. I READ MORE

“Mom, where do kids come from?”

“Mom, where do kids come from?”

“Mom, where do kids come from?” My curious 4-year old daughter was looming over my head while I was checking out my Facebook messages in bed. I was unsure how to answer for a moment. A part of me wanted to tell a READ MORE

Your 2-6 years old kids are walking around in a hypnotic trance

Your 2-6 years old kids are walking around in a hypnotic trance

Scientific Fact: “The predominant delta and theta activity expressed by children younger than six signifies that their brains are operating at levels below consciousness.” Bruce Lipton, PhD, developmental biologist  I know, you are wondering how this third post relates to the original one about outrageous adolescent behavior READ MORE

“Human language please”, she demanded, shutting my journal.

“Human language please”, she demanded, shutting my journal.

     Scientific Fact: Recent research found teenage brain to have a dramatic mismatch between the developments of limbic and prefrontal cortices. I was reading this excerpt from a June issue of Scientific American to a non-scientist friend of mine and she was READ MORE

Leave Me Alone! I Can Manage My Own Stuff!

Leave Me Alone! I Can Manage My Own Stuff!

Leave Me Alone! I Can Manage My Own Stuff! Shocked and upset, I was standing in the hallway of our apartment, staring at a closed door. Not some stranger’s daughter – my own daughter’s door. I was me, whom she was addressing the READ MORE

Why Is My Stomach So Sensitive All The Time?

Why Is My Stomach So Sensitive All The Time?

Many patients complain of feeling bloated all of the time, running to the bathroom with chronic diarrhea, and enduring frequent abdominal cramps. There are many reasons, sometimes more than one at a time, why people feel these Irritable Bowel Sydrome symptoms. Some folks READ MORE

Environmental Evils and Your Health

Environmental Evils and Your Health

When a person is exposed to repetitive multiple sources of high frequency electromagnetic fields, their normal cellular processes are disrupted. – Dr. Kogan M.D. Let’s talk about today’s environment and its effect on our health. We have all heard about pesticides in our READ MORE

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