Allergy Season: non-drug solutions

Sneezing, runny nose, full sinuses, itchy eyes, chest congestion, disrupted sleep, difficulty exercising. Do you have allergies?  Seasonal or year round?  Looking for non-drug answers? Countless numbers of my patients have enjoyed relief of their allergy symptoms by using a few simple strategies.  Read several testimonials here. Allergies are not caused by pollen, animals, or […]

Vitamin D for Optimum Health-Update

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to cardiovascular disease, strokes, various cancers (breast, prostate, colon), osteoporosis, autoimmune diseases (including MS), pain, flu, loss of cognitive function, diabetes (1 and 2), decreased strength, and depression.  “Deficiency of vitamin D is now recognized as a pandemic, with more than half of the world’s population at risk.(1)”  50% of […]

ObamaCare or RomneyCare: which is best for your health?

Answer: Neither! Neither plan will improve your health.   Neither plan will make a significant shift from the current “Disease Care” system to a “Health Care” system.  A Health Care system spends most of its time and resources on promoting and supporting health and wellness and disease prevention, not waiting for you to become ill before […]

Is your body rusting?

Free radicals are substances which cause things in your body to rust, just like this car!  Free radicals come from byproducts of metabolism, environmental toxins, poor diet, lack of exercise, stress, and so on.  They rust and damage your cells, tissues, and organs, causing premature aging.  You can neutralize some free radicals by increasing your […]

Alzheimer’s disease IS preventable

5.4 million people currently have Alzheimer’s disease1, and this number is estimated to rise to an astounding 16 million by 20502. The price tag of health care for Alzheimer’s patients is currently $183 billion per year – and this number is projected to reach over $1 trillion by 2050.  The Alzheimer’s epidemic is tragic; both […]

If you wait for health care reform to save you, you could be dead!

Your health is up to you. Your medical doctor cannot eat healthy for you.  Your medical insurance company will not exercise for you.  Health care reform is not focusing on prevention. It’s simple.  According to the Harvard School of Public Health and the MD Anderson cancer center, approximately 75% of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and […]

The most important thing I will tell you about your Health

The Harvard School of Public Health’s website has this to say about disease prevention (2008): “So although the risk of most chronic diseases can’t be totally eliminated, it can still be significantly reduced. If everyone in the United States led a healthy lifestyle, 80 percent of the cases of heart disease and diabetes could be […]

A Simple Step to help a child with Learning and Behavior Issues

It’s simple: eat your veggies! You are what you eat. If you eat good things, good things happen. If you eat bad things, bad things happen. If you eat bad things, how can you expect your body to run well? If you were to put 50 octane gas in your car, would you expect it […]

Worldwide obesity epidemic risks a “tsunami of cardiovascular disease”

Image by Phil Gibbs via Flickr On February 4, 2011, Reuters news service ran an article1 stating that more than half a billion people are obese (that’s 1 in 10 adults worldwide). That’s, double the number from 1980. Obesity is linked to heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and other serious diseases. If obesity is […]