Many patients touch base with me before they travel somewhere asking if I recommend any vaccinations or precautions. During the height of the Zika virus scare, several patients canceled trips to mosquito endemic regions. I don’t blame them, since...
Learning curves can be steep sometimes. When clinicians were observing the improvements in patient health after taking gluten out of the diet, it was great to have gluten-free options and substitutes available. Now, we know that just substituting gluten-free for...
Did you think I was going to write about how you should avoid kale if you have a thyroid problem? Nope. There’s a different issue with kale that many people don’t know about. Meet thallium - tall, dark, and handsome....
We all have some social programming about how undesirable it is to sweat. We cover it up with anti-perspirants. The slogan “never let ‘em see you sweat” was a popular deodorant commercial back in the day. Clothing is even...
Do you ever wonder why there are so many more childhood allergies than before? These days, it’s not uncommon to have a classroom with several highly allergic children, including EpiPens, compared to just a few decades ago. It seems...
We may not be able to see it or smell it, but our bodies are responding and becoming overburdened by this invisible toxin. Your cells are aware of it, and it may even be confusing your brain. I’m talking...
Nothing like finally finding the best movie that everyone in the room agrees to and settling into your portion of the couch with down pillows and a big bowl of popcorn. I have to be honest. Popcorn is something I...
A new study in the UK found that babies born to obese mothers were at an increased risk of neurological disorders, such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. Scientists looked at symptoms of mental disorders linked to the...
By the very nature of its title, the Environmental Protection Agency is meant to "protect" our environment (and us). However, the EPA has re-approved the use of Enlist Duo in the United States and has even doubled the number...