Dr. Schechter is a board-certified internal medicine physician and student of Ayurvedic medicine. Her work with the Veterans Administration as a physician and administrator offered her a unique understanding of the connection between the mind, body, and spirit specific to each patient. Throughout her career, she has always been a proponent of the role of diet and gut health as being the foundation to health and wellness. Her current position as Chief Medical Officer of AFFIRMATIVhealth allows her to continue her life's work of aligning eastern and western medicine philosophies to improve patient health. Born and raised in California, Dr. Schechter is married with two sons and a cat and is currently learning to play the ukulele.
Memory loss is not something that just happens as we age; memory is impacted by years of lifestyle habits, good and bad.
’Outsmart Your Brain, The Insider’s Guide to Life-Long Memory’ explains how diet & nutrition, exercise, stress management, sleep, socializing, brain stimulation and behavioral changes & habits can have a positive impact on memory.