Rich Snyder, DO is an osteopathic physician and board certified internist and kidney specialist. He is the co-author of Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies with Wendy Jo Peterson MS, RD.
He is also the author of What You Must Know About Kidney Disease: A Practical Guide To Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments & What You Must Know About Dialysis: The Secrets to Surviving and Thriving on Dialysis.
The assessment of adrenal health and adrenal function is an integral part of a comprehensive clinical evaluation. He has been a practicing kidney specialist and internist for over a decade and has seen many types of adrenal health issues including adrenal hypertension and adrenal fatigue. He has spent over the last year of his life researching and writing the above-mentioned book on adrenal fatigue. As a current fellow in Anti-Aging Medicine, he strives to keep abreast of the latest developments in adrenal, kidney, and blood pressure health.
Dr Rich did his undergraduate work at Lehigh University where he graduated with honors with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Abington Hospital and his Clinical and Research Fellowship in Nephrology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Adrenal Health is one of the most overlooked aspects of patient care. Adrenal Fatigue pervades every aspect of our health and I believe that millions of people are affected by this very common and extremely under-recognized condition.
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