What causes memory loss? Many, many things can affect the memory, but to highlight two common culprits: we see a lot of memory problems coming from low iron and low vitamin D levels.
The majority of physicians today will tell patients there is very little they can do to reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
A sinus infection (sinusitis) is no fun – symptoms usually include painfully swollen or inflamed nasal tissue, fever, runny nose, cough, and other cold-like symptoms.
People with diabetes can often suffer from frequent urinary tract infections, because diabetes supresses the immune system. Getting the blood sugar down is one way to help prevent not just UTIs but all sorts of ailments.
It’s one of the world’s most under acknowledged causes of illness. Elevated levels of it are linked to heart disease, impaired cognitive function, chronic fatigue syndrome, immune system dysfunction,
Statin drugs to reduce cholesterol commonly deplete your body of Coenzyme Q10, which is a nutrient that your body needs for energy production, not just for muscles and general alertness, but your heart as well.
You may have heard that antibiotics have some downsides. You may even have experienced of those downsides — we hear from many patients they feel tired ever since going on antibiotics or a number of other side effects.
Mainstream Medicine Study Confirms Chelation Therapy Significantly Lowers Heart Attack and Stroke Risk
For decades conventional medicine has treated holistic doctors who prescribe chelation therapy to treat patients with cardiovascular disease like we were kooks.
Another very popular drug that many teenagers are on is the birth control pill. Like many other drugs, this drug can deplete the body of nutrients, including most of the body’s B-Vitamins.
We see a lot of patients who are on prescribed blood pressure medications. Studies have shown many nutrients are depleted by these meds.
I don’t need to tell you that over the long term high stress levels can kill. Relax, get more sleep, exercise…there are only so many things you can do to reduce its effects.
Lots of common heartburn drugs can deplete the body of vital nutrients. This can lead to fatigue, weak immunity, and lots of other side effects, and many people wouldn’t even realize that these are indirect side effects of their medication.
There’s a natural and powerful anticancer therapy hiding in a common food that’s practically unknown to almost every oncologist in North America.
The term pH stands for “potential of hydrogen.” This is a fancy medical way of measuring how acidic something is.
Why is it important to human health?
I’ve seen a lot of ridiculous claims about how safe and essential vitamins can supposedly hurt you, but none are as bad as the Institute of Medicine’s official position on vitamin D.
Video: Dr. Mark Stengler, NMD discusses the mineral chromium.
Have you heard of the mineral chromium? It’s not a magical ticket to great health — no one thing is. But in many ways, chromium is highly beneficial.
Scientists commonly use telomeres to measure a person’s biological age (as opposed to their chronological age). Telomeres protectively wrap around the tips of our chromosomes, which store the genetic information in each and every one of our cells.
One of the biggest fallacies in the food industry is that diet sodas are better for you than regular sodas. The premise is that regular sodas are loaded with sugar (which they are) and therefore artificial sweeteners in diet sodas prevent diabetes and weight gain.
For years, nutritionists and public health experts have focused on the health hazards of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup for their roles raising the risk of type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.
What are some of the common symptoms of menopause treatable with bioidentical hormones? Watch this one-minute video.
Many women undergoing menopause experience a variety of symptoms caused by hormone imbalance.
As naturopathic doctors, we see a lot of patients with high cholesterol. We emphasize to each patient that there’s a lot more to cardiovascular health than just cholesterol levels.