Longevity vs Inflammation

Longevity vs. Inflammation. This is the “Rumble in the Jungle,” the MAC vs PC – a battle of true superpowers. The outcome of this continual confrontation will determine your destiny. Will it be cardiovascular disease, stroke, colon cancer or maybe… you’ll literally lose your mind. At this point, the method of your demise doesn’t matter … 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

Medical Mondays: What are the benefits of omega-3’s? (Part 2)

Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: I’ve never really been one to take vitamins. But now that I’m nearing my 50′s, I want to make sure that I’m getting all of the vitamins and minerals that I need to stay healthy. … Continued

Do the benefits of fish oil supplements outweigh the risks?

More and more, you hear about the limitless health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. But are the benefits worth potentially exposing yourself to toxic heavy metals? According to Honolulu bioidentical hormones expert, Jeffrey Maehara, M.D., the best way to ensure that you’re getting quality omega-3’s is to opt for a pharmaceutical grade fish oil supplement.

Medical Mondays: What are the benefits of taking fish oil supplements?

I’ve been taking a multi-vitamin for years. But now that I’m nearing my 50’s, I want to make sure that I’m getting all of the vitamins and minerals that I need to stay healthy. My doctor recommended omega-3 fish oil supplements. What can you tell me about fish oil? Why is it so important and what ways can I benefit from taking supplements on a daily basis?

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?

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.