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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.