Cold and Flu Season

How can I minimize the duration of a cold or better yet prevent myself from getting a cold this winter? Prevention Summary: Colostrum Capsules--an immune component found in mother's milk. Found to be 3 times more effective than the Flu Vaccine in preventing seasonal Flu. Take 1 capsule a day for 2-3 months. Adequate Vitamin [...]

Why should women over the age of 21 receive an Annual Well Woman Exam?

During this exam a general physical is performed as well as a clinical breast exam and pap smear. Specifically the doctor is looking for anything out of the ordinary but especially for early signs of cancer of the breast, uterus, or cervix. Early diagnosis of any suspicious signs allows for prevention and leads to much [...]

Are Fevers Dangerous

A recent article in the LA Times answers this very question. The article talks about “fever phobia”; a term used to describe the fear parents have surrounding the mysterious world of fevers. Many parents and caregivers fear that fevers are dangerous, and that a high fever may cause long-term physical damage. Studies have shown that [...]

How can I optimize my fertility?

I’ve been trying to get pregnant without any luck.  What can I do to optimize my fertility? Your fertility is affected by your general health and lifestyle.  Some common causes of infertility related to health and lifestyle include emotional stress, malnutrition, obesity, alcohol, and drugs.  Here are simple, healthy recommendations to enhance your fertility and [...]

What does your tongue tell you about your health?

The tongue is the most visible internal organ of the body.  The topmost layer of cells is constantly growing and replacing old tissue with new every 2-3 days.  Since the growth is so fast, the cells metabolism must also be high, so any malnutrition or ailment in the body can be quickly seen in the [...]

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