Preeti Parikh Contributor

Preeti Parikh, MD serves as the Chief Medical Officer of HealthiNation. She is a board-certified pediatrician practicing at Westside Pediatrics, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson. She holds degrees from Columbia University and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has completed post-graduate training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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Is Your Thyroid to Blame for Your Weight Gain?

There is a definite link between the two, but it still deserves investigation.

Your Basic Guide to COVID-19 Tests

Most importantly, which test is the most accurate?

Does Obesity Cause Diabetes—or Vice Versa?

It may be hard to see whether diabetes or obesity comes first.

I Tested Positive for COVID-19. What Do I Do Next?

Set up a comfy spot at home. You’ll need to hunker down for a while.

The Link Between Obesity and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Women with PCOS are more likely to be obese, and vice versa.

Is Obesity Caused By Hormones? An Endocrinologist Answers

Doctors know that lifestyle is just one factor in obesity.

What Is Obesity? It’s a Serious Medical Condition, Not Laziness

It's not always the junk food's fault.

How Does Obesity Affect Your Risk of COVID-19 Complications?

People with obesity are one of the “high-risk” groups. Here’s why.

Preventing COVID-19: Should I Be Isolating Myself?

“The most important thing is to keep on top of what the CDC is saying.”

The Future of COVID-19: What Should You Expect?

“We are going to definitely see a lot more cases.”

How to Cope with Anxiety from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Follow the news—but take breaks from it.

How COVID-19 Spreads + How to Prevent It

It all comes down to a little thing called “infectious respiratory droplets.”

Preventing COVID-19: Does Hand Sanitizer Work?

“The key is to find the right kind of hand sanitizer.”

Raising a Child with ADHD: 4 Important Parenting Strategies

"Teaching them organization [and] structure can make their life much better.”

Raising a Child with ADHD: How Constructive Praise Helps the ADHD Brain

“A little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with ADHD."

How Doctors Diagnose + Treat ADHD in Children

Diagnosing a child with ADHD takes a team effort.

What to Do If Your Child with ADHD Won’t Eat

“It can take 15 to 20 times before your child may like a food.”

Help Your Child with ADHD Sleep Better: Tips for a Better Bedtime Routine

About 75% of kids with ADHD suffer from a sleep disorder.