Should You Get A Shingles Vaccine?

Folks, I sent the following letter (below) to the editor of the American Family Physician Journal.  I wrote the letter after reading an article about the shingles vaccine.  “Do I need the shingles vaccine,” is one of the most common questions I receive in my practice.  I hope this letter will help you decide on whether to … Read more Should You Get A Shingles Vaccine?

Arthritis Hurts …. But Can it Kill?

It may seem that your knees ache so much that it’s not physically possible to “kick the bucket.” The pain from arthritis is real, the truth is arthritis hurts. However, emerging research shows that more and more deaths are a direct result of arthritis. A Serious Problem Arthritis is already known to be the most prevalent … Read more Arthritis Hurts …. But Can it Kill?

6 Most Common Arthritis Causes

Ask a doctor why you have arthritis and you’ll probably hear a rambling response involving vague phrases like “multiple causes”, “inflammation” and “genetics”. There’s some truth to the fact that many things contribute to arthritis. But most of these fly under the radar screen of most doctors (and many of their patients). That’s why I’m … Read more 6 Most Common Arthritis Causes

Orange Juice is Good, But There’s a More Potent Way to Rev Up Your Immune System

Move over blueberries; black elderberries are richer in some important antioxidants When it comes to our health, antioxidants are nature’s good guys. And when we’re concerned about our immune health, the black elderberry is a real hero. Now adults and children can harness the antioxidant power of black elderberries with the unique Sambucol black elderberry … Read more Orange Juice is Good, But There’s a More Potent Way to Rev Up Your Immune System

What Causes Chronic Fatigue

Do you often find yourself feeling sluggish and exhausted? Maybe it’s a struggle to get out of bed every morning because you just don’t feel rested. While it’s normal to feel tired every now and then, a constant state of fatigue could indicate an underlying problem. Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that … Read more What Causes Chronic Fatigue