The Perfect Medicine


Imagine a medicine that made you live longer, healthier, and stronger. Running is just that — the perfect medicine.

Every January people make New Year’s resolutions to get fit and lose weight. Every day people are looking for inspiration and motivation to change their lives. For years Dr. Brodie Ramin has seen cases of diabetes, hypertension, and anxiety that he has traced back to inactivity. In The Perfect Medicine Ramin shares with usthe inspirational discovery that we already have the perfect medicine to treat and prevent these illnesses but too few people are taking the right “dose” or using it at all.

The Perfect Medicine explores the science of running and exercise and provides advice on how to be your best self. After rediscovering the joy of running in his early thirties, Ramin became fascinated by the activity. This book takes the reader on a personal journey of discovery, traces the evolution of running, shows that exercise can help people recover from addictions and mental health conditions, and shares strategies to get fit and run faster.

About the Author

Brodie Ramin

Posted by Kendra on June 18, 2019
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Brodie Ramin

Brodie Ramin is a primary care and addiction physician. He is an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Ramin lives in Ottawa.