Every day, there are new guidelines about what you should and should not eat! Unfortunately, often you’re presented with contradictory information and advise. Just think back a few years ago. Back then, the debate was about how much fat should be in our diet. At first, we were told to eat as little fat as […]
Cholesterol, mainly high cholesterol, has been a debated topic for years (and for good reason). The CDC, the Centers for Disease Control, reveals some interesting facts about cholesterol. Those who have high cholesterol are 2 times more at risk for heart disease, which, is the leading cause of death in the United States. 71 million […]
I get lots of people who come in and ask about sleep apnea because someone told them they are snoring. But really…what is sleep apnea? Apnea means literally without breath. Therefore sleep apnea means you are without breath while you are sleeping.
Are you taking the wrong medications? A study published in The Lancet in 2007 points to various problems in the use of medications specifically appropriate drug use. This includes things such as Being prescribed medications that are not needed. Medications are given in inappropriate doses – that includes under prescribing medications. Being given the wrong […]
This news release points out once again that smoking of any sort is not good for you. Just yesterday I met a young woman who had a four month old baby. She had just quit smoking one week ago. She deserves lots of congratulations as she is doing extremely well given many of her challenges. […]