Get the Most from Your Doctor – Know Your Numbers Part Two:

With the average doctor’s visit lasting only about seven minutes, it’s crucial that you go in armed with information and questions vital to your health. What specific things do you need to know for optimal health? If you don’t know what to ask for, you might miss the opportunity to get the information you need … Continued

Have you changed your oil yet?

Picture yourself buying a beautiful new sports car. Would you ignore the recommended oil changes or worse yet ignore the recommended high performance oil needed for this type of engine? I certainly would not! Did you know that the type of oil you put in your body also makes a huge difference. The type of … Continued

Omega 3’s Effective for ADHD

A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry shows that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) may decrease the symptoms of ADHD in children. In an evaluation of 10 trials with a total of 669 children with ADHD investigators found that those who received omega-3 supplements … Continued

What you need to know about dietary supplements

Proper nutrition is an essential step to optimal overall health, but what if you’re not getting all the nutrients you need in your diet? You’re not alone — most people don’t. That’s why dietary supplements are so important.

Medical Mondays: Which Supplements Should I Be Taking?

I really want to do everything in my power to get healthy in the coming New Year. I’ve started working out here and there and I’ve also eliminated certain foods from my diet that were likely doing more harm than good. I used to take a women’s multi-vitamin, but a girlfriend of mine recently told me that I should be careful when using supplements/vitamins, because many are not as effective or safe as the manufacturers claim. What are some supplements that you would recommend for a menopausal woman?

Medical Mondays: Cognitive Health and Hormones

What’s the connection between Alzheimer’s Disease and our hormones? Also, I’ve heard that fish oil supplements can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease later on in life. How does this work and what else can I be doing on a regular basis to stay healthy?

The Fish Oil Fiasco

Millions of Americans turn to a variety of fish oil supplements to get their daily dose of omega-3 fatty-acids; however, several companies that help to fuel this billion dollar industry, are facing serious legal trouble, after it was discovered that they were manufacturing supplements that were tainted by a cancer-causing chemical compound known as polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB).

Summary of Oprah's Webcast with Dr. Christiane Northrup

A summary of Dr. Christiane Northrup’s webcast on bioidentical hormones sponsored by Oprah. The webcast answered several questions brought up by Oprah’s shows on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy featuring Robin McGraw and Suzanne Somers.