I am writing this article in response to several publications recently about how elections are affecting people’s health.

NPR recently posted an article on election stress. The New York Times also posted a recent article on how people are suffering from health problems because of the election and its potential outcome. According to a survey from the American psychological Association, nearly 70% of respondent say the elections are a significant source of stress. Majority are worried about the country’s future. This is happening with both parties, Democrats and Republicans.

I have been through many election cycles and one thing was…

There has been a lot of buzz lately about herd immunity and how it can stem the COVID-19 virus. Is this concept justified during the pandemic? There is heated debate, but the medical community is predominantly against herd immunity for COVID-19.

So before I get into some medical facts, I want you to picture this… if herd immunity, as it’s defined today, moves forward, there would be several susceptible people infected who cannot fight COVID-19 the way other people may fight it based on age or pre-existing conditions. As a result, there would be huge spikes in illness which would…

Sanjay Jain MD, MBA

Dr. Sanjay Jain is a New York Times Best Selling Author, Board Certified Physician, and Founder of the Wealth and Wellness Institute and Optimal Wealth Group

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