I often empathize with The Color Purple quote from Miss Sophia played by Oprah Winfrey: “all my life I had to fight”
To achieve my beautiful dream of becoming a physician, I had to fight: racism, sexism, classism, capitalism, ableism, Islamophobia and many other “isms and phobias.” People are often surprised by how much fight I have in me. People who don’t realize how much fight you have to have in you to survive harsh places like Cleveland, East Cleveland, and most places in America really. Fighting is often a means for survival. Read More...
I named my brand “Health is Love” because I was searching for a title for my book. From my perspective as a Geriatric specialist, health is about living longer and maintaining most functions of your mind and body. That was the easy part. The harder part was finding a word to pair with “Health”. Read More...
Improving your sleep habits is one of the best ways to contribute to your health and beauty efforts. Many people underestimate the power of sleep. I used to be one of those people. Training to become a physician leads to many sleepless nights so I became accustomed to not sleeping well. Years after training I still had trouble sleeping but I did not discuss it with my family medicine physician because I did not consider my insomnia a “problem.” Read more...
Dr. Anisa Shomo