Dr. Robin Miller, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • integrative medicine

Affiliation:

  • Triune Integrative Medicine, Medford, OR

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  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Chocolate contains a variety of chemicals some of which make us feel good by boosting our endorphins (those feel good hormones).  Chocolate may also boost serotonin levels that help us to feel relaxed.  Some forms contain caffeine, which give a boost of energy along with the calming effect.  

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  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    If you feel that you cannot quit smoking “cold turkey” then nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) may be very helpful. A recent review of over 130 studies found that when any form of NRT was used the success of quitting smoking was 50-70%.  

    There are many options for nicotine replacement that include...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Craniosacral therapy is an alternative treatment where the therapist uses gentle manipulation of the skull and spine to help relieve stress; migraines and to help with TMJ syndrome.  Craniosacral therapists are not licensed.  However, osteopathic doctors who do craniosacral therapy are licensed.
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  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    There are no stand-alone alternative treatments for melanoma. However, there are many alternative therapies that can complement conventional treatment. These alternatives may include treatments such as nutrition therapy, guided imagery, massage, acupuncture, hypnosis, yoga and meditation. The use of m...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Acupressure is a practice that uses pressure rather than needles at specific acupuncture points.    The theory behind its use is the same as that for acupuncture, which is that there are forces in the body known as Yin, which is cold and passive, and Yang, which is hot and active. When these forces are balanced, there is...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Yo-yo dieting is not a good idea due to the fact that the most successful way to lose weight is to make healthy lifestyle changes and lose weight gradually. Yo-yo dieting happens when people lose and gain weight repeatedly.   

    When people lose and gain weight there is no change in body composition...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    There might be a viable solution to antibotic resistance in the works. Watch me report on the findings of a scientist using a form of a common drug. Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Having a long commute can have detrimental physical and emotional effects, like divorce, depression, and a lesser quality of life. In this video, I will discuss ways to cope if you have a long commute.

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  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Alternative medicine is popular because it is often helpful and cost effective. Treatments such as acupuncture, massage, osteopathy, yoga, meditation and nutritional therapy can offer significant positive results quickly. In addition, alternative providers often spend a fair amount of time with their...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Vitamin D is absorbed through the skin or from certain foods like fish liver oils or fortified foods such as milk. Once absorbed it travels to the liver where it is converted into its active form, which is a hormone. Activated vitamin D facilitates absorption of calcium and phosphorous into the bone....Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Physical fitness is extremely important as you age. It will help you to maintain health in your entire body. If you are looking to stay young this is the one way that you can do it.  

    By maintaining healthy circulation you can keep your brain, eyes, and heart healthy. By weight training and walking...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Studies have shown that children will eat more vegetables if they see someone who is smiling while eating their veggies. In this video, I will reveal the power of the smile in the mind of a child.
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  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    I am not a pediatrician, but I have many patients who want to know how to help their overweight kids get into shape. My first question is: “ Are you in shape?” Generally the answer is no. I have found that kids will follow your behavior. Even if they act like they do not care, they really do.  
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  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    By setting a goal and seeing yourself reaching that goal step by step, you can incorporate guided imagery into your workout. This is a kind of mental rehearsal for the actual work out. When you visualize it, it becomes easier for your body to perform it. Many elite athletes do this and it can improve...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Regular exercise is important for overall health. We are all looking for the fountain of youth. It is not in a pill it is right there for each of us; it is exercise. Regular exercise is important for a healthy brain and a healthy heart. It helps to prevent depression and improve mood. It can keep...Read More