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Diabetes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Alzheimer’s…the word alone is enough to scare most people over 50.  Whether it be because we know someone or some family that has been effected by this condition or whether we fear it for ourselves, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has become […]

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A Bone-afied Plan for Managing Osteoporosis

Surprise, surprise.  In the news this last week, another class of pharmaceutical medications is undergoing scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safety concerns.  Known as  ‘bisphosphonates’, this class include drugs such as Fosamax (alendronate), Boniva, Actonel and […]

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Migraine Treatment Without Medications

Although I am very fortunate to have never experienced a migraine headache, I treat a significant number of people who are debilitated by them regularly.  In fact, almost 20% of American women suffer from migraines.  Clarification:  Many use the word […]

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A Reply to Kenneth on Chewable Birth Control

If you havent’ read my latest post, it’s about a new chewable birth control option.  I was happy to see a comment from ‘kenneth’ and here is my reply.  Thanks for your input.  Having a practice that tends to attract […]

Chewable Birth Control Pills- What’s Next?!

“Watson Pharmaceuticals has just been granted FDA approval for a chewable low-strength birth control pill.”  When I first heard of this, I thought it was a joke!  A birth control for people who can’t swallow pills?   Anyone who has […]

Seniors Curing Disease Without Medication

Story time!  I had another amazing experience at the office today.  A 77 year old woman came to us just a few months ago with arthritis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, acid reflux and prediabetes- not to mention her obesity. […]

To Soy or Not to Soy… The Sequel

Welcome back to our second post on ‘To Soy or Not to Soy…”  I would highly encourage you to read my previous post as you will need that quick update to make the most out of this post.    Now, […]

To Soy or Not to Soy…

One of the biggest debates in the health food-minded world today surrounds the use of soy and soy derived products.  Some extol the benefits of soy ranging from healthier skin to breast cancer prevention, while others condemn the bean as […]

How to Choose the Right Fish Oil

Newsflash:  “You should be taking a fish oil for good health!”  How many times have you heard the terms “fish oil,” “omega 3,” or “omega 3 fatty acid” being plastered in health bulletins or recommendations lately?  If you are paying […]

Job Stress May Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by Almost 90%

A potentially life-saving study was plastered all over the internet yesterday.  Job Stress May Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by Almost 90%!  This is at the ‘preliminary assessment’ state as the results have not been fully analyzed- basically meaning the […]

Sugar Fuels Cancer and ADHD

If you have been following my “exhalation” s/p (that’s medical-ese for ‘status post’ meaning ‘after’) attending the SIMPLE conference in Albuquerque recently, get ready for some more juicy information.  Remembering that this was a conference designed to unite and educate […]

Vaginal Deliveries Decrease Allergy Risks

As you may have read in an earlier post, I recently attended SIMPLE, a conference for Integrative Medical Professionals held by the University of New Mexico.  There, I amassed a smorgasbord of integrative health education which I will be spurting […]

Don’t Take Your Osteoporosis Sitting Down

More and more, I find women are apprehensive about starting medications for osteoporosis or osteopenia.  The most common of these pharmaceuticals, called bisphosphonates, include popular brands like Fosamax, Boniva, and Actonel.  Due to an increasing concern about the risks of […]

Diagnosing Celiac Disease Changes Lives

It’s been a long week at the office with plenty of excitement.  It’s rewarding on most days and occasionally emotionally draining on others.  But today, I wanted to share a pull-at-your-heartstrings type of visit that I had.  Sometimes, I’d like […]

Pap Smear Pearls Plus Powerful Cervical Cancer Prevention

Pap smear testing has come a long way.  Hopefully, your doctor is still not smearing your cells on a slide and spraying a fixative on it.  If you see a little liquid-filled vial on the counter, your doctor is likely […]

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Diabetes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Alzheimer's…the word alone is enough to scare most people over 50.  Whether it be because we know someone or some family that has been effected by this condition or whether we fear it for ourselves, Alzheimer's disease (AD) has become a ...

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A Bone-afied Plan for Managing Osteoporosis
Surprise, surprise.  In the news this last week, another class of pharmaceutical medications is undergoing scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safety concerns.  Known as  ‘bisphosphonates’, this class include drugs such ...

posted 4:29:52pm Sep. 19, 2011 | read full post »

Cell Phones Linked to Brain Tumors
Cell phones are here to stay and we knew it the moment we laid hands on our first mobile communication superstar back in the early 1990s.  Technology has come a long way from the remote control sized cell phone and getting in touch with someone ...

posted 8:15:46am Sep. 04, 2011 | read full post »

How to Rationalize Your Chocolate
Death by chocolate?  Well, maybe not so.  You may have heard that there is a saving grace in that luxurious, seemingly sinful, guilty pleasure called chocolate.  Well, here's the latest scoop but I've kept it kiddie size. Chocolate ...

posted 5:09:08pm Aug. 29, 2011 | read full post »

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