Doc Parsley’s Blog

COVID-19: Moving From Fear to Courage

COVID-19: Moving From Fear to Courage

  I blew a fuse... Literally!  The other day I needed to replace a fuse in my car, so I went to an auto parts store. But, the second I cross the threshold to the entrance, I was met with a rather stern directive: “Sir, you have to have a mask…”  My response: “I...

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COVID-19: Why Your Mask Doesn’t Work

COVID-19: Why Your Mask Doesn’t Work

  Here's a little public service announcement about masks...  An article published on pubmed in 2019 compared the effectiveness of surgical masks vs the “creme de la creme” N95 respirator masks in preventing influenza. The study in question was performed on...

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COVID-19: Calming Your Nervous System

COVID-19: Calming Your Nervous System

  COVID-19 times can be stressful times...  Between the obsessive hand washing, mandatory masks, and food/toilet paper hoarding, we’re surrounded on all sides by potential stressful triggers. So, what’s a person to do? For starters, if you find yourself feeling...

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COVID-19: Something Weird Is Going On

COVID-19: Something Weird Is Going On

  Ever had a conversation that just leaves you stunned? I recently had quite the eye-opening chat with my good friend and colleague Dr Anthony G Beck. The topic? Some very head-scratching COVID-19 data points... On our video call, Dr Beck shared a public data...

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COVID-19: Are The Numbers Going Up Or Down?

COVID-19: Are The Numbers Going Up Or Down?

  What we know about COVID-19 is changing rapidly – Often new info comes out every couple of days (and sometimes every couple of hours.) Because of this dynamic, the narrative is constantly being updated. What this means is that it’s hard to feel certain about...

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COVID-19: Staying Healthy And Exercising At Home

COVID-19: Staying Healthy And Exercising At Home

  With schools, gyms, sports and other forms of social and physical activity on indefinite hold, what’s a person to do? Should you give up on activity altogether, or should you go full speed into a high intensity, daily home workout routine?  As you know, I’m the...

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