Do you really need to eat less salt?

Lower Your Salt Intake? Fugetaboutit! Folks, I have written to you many times about the benefits of unrefined salt. Human beings are designed to desire and utilize salt on a daily basis. We can’t live without salt. Remember, we have no stores of salt in our bodies. Either we ingest adequate amounts of salt on … Read moreDo you really need to eat less salt?

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 moreShould You Get A Shingles Vaccine?

Which sleep position are you? It could be causing pain, wrinkles and acid reflux

What is your favorite sleeping position? Sleep is a tricky subject. How much should you get? Is it better to sleep on your side or on your stomach? What position makes you more likely to snore? Thankfully, The Huffington Post put together an infographic (see below) detailing the pros and cons of each sleep position. … Read moreWhich sleep position are you? It could be causing pain, wrinkles and acid reflux

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 moreArthritis 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 more6 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 moreOrange Juice is Good, But There’s a More Potent Way to Rev Up Your Immune System