Health News

June is Cataracts Awareness Month. It is estimated that up to 70% of Americans aged 75 and older will have significant visual impairments as a result of cataracts. Clearly, we all need to be more aware! This month’s newsletter will focus on some interesting facts regarding...

I am increasingly finding a disturbing trend in my practice: more of my patients are being diagnosed with osteopenia and osteoporosis. What’s even more troubling is that many of these patients don’t fit the classic stereotype of the elderly, fragile woman. I have seen osteoporosis...

In the 18 hundreds, the concept of the “Germ theory” of disease began to gain acceptance. With it, practices of public sanitation, hygienic standards in hospitals, and the use of antimicrobial agents came to the forefront. We’ve come a long way since the days when doctors...

This month’s newsletter focuses on heavy metals; minerals which are toxic to the body. We’ll talk about how they enter our bodies, what symptoms they can cause, how to test for them, and how to remove them from our bodies. I decided to address this...

You may have noted that my newsletter this month was added to the website a little later than usual… Well, it’s true- Doctors do get sick sometimes! This weekend bought on a case of viral gastroenteritis (the stomach flu). So, for this edition of my...

Heart disease remains the number one killer in the United States. It kills more than the next seven causes of death (including cancer) combined! The American Heart Association reports that as many as one third of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices....