• Family and Friends

    The holiday season can be stressful, especially for those that are not close with family or don’t have a network of friends. The number of positive relationships you have correlates to better health.  Some reasons close social ties can improve health are: Family and friends encourage each other to adopt healthier habits, such as regular exercise,

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  • Fish Oil

    As my patients know, I am a big fish oil pusher.  Fish oil is a great source of omega-3 fatty acid, which we need for optimum health.  Most Americans are eating too many omega-6 fatty acids (vegetable oils), and not enough omega-3 fatty acids (oily fish, walnuts and freshly ground flaxseed).  This imbalance can lead

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  • Echinacea to fight the common cold

    My family got together this weekend and one of my sisters had a cold, which reminded me that the cooler weather and cold and flu season is upon us.  It is time to stock up on echinacea. Echinacea has antibiotic and antiviral properties it a great treatment for colds and flu, sore throat, and other simple infections. 

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  • In with a migraine headache, out with no headache at all!

    One of my patients last week came in for her IVF support and she told me that she almost cancelled because she had a migraine headache.  She didn’t know if she could handle the drive to and from my office.  I told her that I was happy that she did not cancel the treatment because her cycle is

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