Steve Amoils, MD Did you know that a study showed that an herbal combination of echinacea, propolis, and vitamin C showed a 55% reduction of illness and a 62% reduction in the number of days with fever per child in children (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. VOL 158, 2004; 158:217-221)? Many of you have been faced with the decision of sending your … Continued
Part 2 of 2 Teresa Esterle, MD In the last blog, we talked about ways to keep your body primed to prevent illness. But if you wait until you start to feel sick, all is not lost—there are things that you can do to help your body put up a good fight. Lifestyle Habits: Now … Continued
Liz Woolford, M.D. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for American women. Did you know more women are living with breast cancer than ever before, and cancer is now viewed as a chronic disease state? Mammograms are still the best way to detect cancer early and provide the best opportunity for cure. … Continued
Many of us are not as aware of Lyme Disease as we should be. Learn about prevention, signs, symptoms and treatment options for this tick-borne illness.
Treatments such as acupuncture, massage, and energy healing have been shown to reduce anxiety, including in those who suffer from PTSD.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease¹. The Mayo Clinic defines heart disease, or cardiovascular disease (CVD), as any “condition[s] that involve[s] narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. Other heart conditions, such as infections and conditions that affect your heart’s muscle, valves or beating rhythm, also are considered forms of heart disease.”²
Most people are familiar with the term migraine. It refers to a throbbing headache occurring on one or both sides of the head, usually associated with nausea, light sensitivity (photophobia) and sound sensitivity (phonophobia). Another common headache is called a tension headache. This type of headache is usually associated with a tight, band-like pressure sensation around the head. These two headaches are the most common types that physicians deal with. When they persist for 3 or more months, we refer to them as chronic.
The Flu season, caused by strains of the Influenza virus, has arrived! The current epidemic is caused by the H1N1 strain of the virus. If your body has not been exposed to this particular strain before you are more susceptible to becoming ill.