Category Archives: Low Energy

How to wake up with energy?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I never feel rested when I wake up in the morning, even when I get 8 or 9 hours of sleep. I only feel my usual energy return after I have dragged myself from the bed and into the shower. Do you know a way to wake up feeling ready for…

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Increase my energy level?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I am tired most of the time. My work schedule is 7 AM to 4 PM and after work, I have no energy left. What can I do to increase my energy level? A: I would like to suggest some basic tests first to check for the following, hypothyroid function, chronic…

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Whats the story with oils?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao With all the different oils, their manufacturing processes, and controversial research, I am confused about how to I figure out what is the best oil to use and how to avoid causing problems. How much do we really need them anyway? A: I see I’ve struck a chord with my oils…

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Plants in the bedroom?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I thought plants gave off oxygen not carbon dioxide. I’ve always been under the impression that plants use the carbon dioxide we exhale & we benefit from plants in a room because of the oxygenation they provide. Please explain. A: I am glad that so many people are interested in plants…

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