October 2010

light_sensitivity_6825986

Light Sensitivity- What You Can Do About It

I have several patients who complain that their eyes water and hurt in bright light. They tell me that putting their sunglasses on makes their eyes feel immediately better. Sound like you? If so, like my patients, you could likely be experiencing a fairly common eye disorder called photophobia, or light sensitivity. There are different […]

Pin it
heartburn_15399620

Heartburn Versus Acid Reflux- Which Do You Have?

When my patients come in complaining of getting burning chest pain after eating spicy food, or burping up hot acid and/or regurgitating food that wakes them up in the middle of the night, almost always they’ll describe their symptoms as “heartburn” or “indigestion”. In some instances they’re correct, but others not. Some patients actually have […]

Pin it
Tired Businessman_7299501

Male Menopause- Is It Real?

We all know that women experience menopause, a time when their menses stop, at some point as they pass age 40. Their female hormone, estrogen, decreases, menstruation ceases, and women start to experience a variety of symptoms, some of them uncomfortable. Did you know, however, that men actually experience a similar hormone-decreasing event in their […]

Pin it
shoulder_pain_3689016

Shoulder Pain: What You Can Do

One of the most common complaints I hear involves pain in the shoulder, particularly amongst my most physically active patients. Not only do they have shoulder pain but usually a stiff and sore neck from trying to keep the shoulder from moving (and hurting!) too much. Participating in sports that involve a lot of arm […]

Pin it
vitamin_supplements_14683178

Anti- Aging: What You Need To Know Part II – Supplements And Exercise

Thank you for joining me for the continuation of anti-aging strategies. In Part I, we talked about how nutrition and sleep can have a profound effect on aging. Today in Part II I’m going to go over specific supplements, namely vitamins and herbs that have been found to be beneficial in anti-aging regimens. In addition, […]

Pin it
How to stop or reverse aging

Anti-Aging: What You Need To Know Part I- Nutrition And Sleep

Up until about 20 years ago, weathering aching joints, wrinkles, low testosterone, menopause, insomnia, fatigue, and a whole host of other symptoms was thought to be an inevitable part of aging. Today, thankfully, we know that isn’t true. As I tell my patients, you don’t have to suffer the symptoms of aging as you can do a lot to both stop and, often times, reverse them!

Pin it
toenail_1555224

Toenail Fungus

Believe it or not, one of the most common problems I see in my office is toenail fungus. It’s embarrassing to people because it causes their toenails to take on an unsightly, dark color and may even be distorted in shape. No wonder they feel self-conscious. I assure them that getting treatment is the smartest […]

Pin it
fall_foods_11344767

Enjoy The Healthy, Earthy Foods Of Fall

I encourage my patients to both get their vitamins and minerals from nutrient dense whole foods as well as supplements as necessary insurance that you’re getting enough vital nutrition every day. That’s why making use of the unique fruits and vegetables of Fall is so beneficial to your health. Let’s look at some of the […]

Pin it
kidney_pain_16015979

Your Kidneys Balance Your Health!

When I talk to my patients about good kidney health, preventing or getting rid of kidney stones is the first thing that comes to their mind. While kidney stones may be one of the more common health concerns for your kidneys, they certainly are not the only one. Your kidneys do so much to keep […]

Pin it