Fall is upon us once again. It is almost hard to believe because it seems like fall came a lot sooner than normal…perhaps it is because Thanksgiving was earlier than when we usually expect it. Regardless, this year was definitely a different one for myself and my family, and I am sure for you as well. I mentioned to my...
My daughter turned 16 years of age, which is a pretty awesome thing. For her birthday, she wanted to do indoor skydiving. If you are not familiar with indoor skydiving, you basically go into a vertical wind tunnel that has a giant fan at the bottom. The air flow is so strong in the wind tunnel that it pushes you upward, and...
Every day there are so many new and exciting things that seem to pop up in health care as a suggested healthy lifestyle. As a Doctor, I constantly hear of new “miracle” cures, diets and exercise programs. Some of these are quite promising, or at the very least interesting. Unfortunately, most of these new...
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Jun27MonJune 27, 2016
Thank you to a concerned patient that forwarded me this urgent warning. All drugs containing PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE have been recalled. Please read this CAREFULLY. Also, please pass this on to everyone you know.
DO NOT TAKE anything containing this ingredient. If you have any of these products dump them down the toilet. It has been linked to increased hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in brain) Among women ages 18-49 in the three days after starting use of medication.
Jun20MonJune 20, 2016
Medical researchers now say that over half of the people with heart disease never had high cholesterol or high blood pressure. This has medical researchers baffled. They wonder why people have heart disease when these two “causes” are absent.
For years all we have heard is that if you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure you’re a goner. If you don’t then you’re OK. The truth is these tests are only a symptom of the underlying cause.
Jun13MonJune 13, 2016
As summer arrives, we welcome longer, sunnier days. But the sun is a double-edged sword: it’s a source of vitamin D and a natural mood-enhancer. It can also be a dangerous foe causing sunburn, sun stroke, even skin cancer. It’s important to stay aware of the sun and its positive - and negative - effects. The same applies to our spinal health.
Jun6MonJune 6, 2016