November 2017

Flu season in upon us and it is anticipated to be a bad one! Per CNN Health News: "Last year's seasonal flu vaccine effectiveness was just 42%, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated. Even if vaccinated, people had inadequate protection against the flu". Interestingly,...

What Happens in the Sun? When light hits the skin, it creates free radicals that attach themselves to important cellular proteins and DNA, ultimately causing collagen damage. When skin darkens or turns red, it means that there has been an inflammatory response at the cellular level....

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are on the rise and research suggests that changes in the brain which are associated with declines in memory can begin up to three decades prior to the first signs of memory problems! That means working to protect...

In continuation of my “First Aid Kits” series, this newsletter will focus on some of my favorite approaches to Musculoskeletal Issues. We’ll talk about muscle cramps, headaches, and joint pain. Muscle Tension and Cramping: Many musculoskeletal issues (such as muscle cramps, muscle aches, and headaches) are a...

In continuation of my “First Aid Kits” series, this newsletter will focus on 3 of my favorite approaches to Gastrointestinal (GI) issues. We’ll talk about gas/ bloating, indigestion/ reflux, and constipation. We’ll call this one the First Aid Kit for all things Belly! Before I start...