The diagnosis' of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is skyrocketing among primary care physicians. Although I am the first one to get on my soapbox and holler about dietary modifications, supplementing for deficiencies, and lifestyle changes, I have... [Continue Reading]
It’s that time of the year again. Allergies are running rampant, especially in the part of the country where I live, and with that come all the associated sinus infections, runny eyes and perpetual “colds”. Allergies are big business and between all the pharmaceuticals, skin testing and... [Continue Reading]
So often with disease, as I am often apt to point out, we can prevent it. Once again here is a disease process that has its connection to your diet, even though a lot of doctors claim there is no connection to food, the data does not bear this out. Its interesting something so commonplace and... [Continue Reading]
I am often amazed at the number of patients who feel that due to family history they are doomed to a particular disease. One of the most frightening of these “inevitable” diseases is Alzheimer’s disease.
What is the most common elemental deficiency in my practice? Magnesium. This is probably the most underutilized "medicine" out there for restless legs, constipation, kidney stones, leg cramps, menstrual cramps, asthma and many other medical conditions including treatment resistant depression. ... [Continue Reading]
More and more “gluten free” is showing up in our food markets, advertising and in daily conversation. This could easily be written off as another food fad much like low fat, low carb, and numerous other recycled food crazes. We may have someone we know that is trying to convince us that “gluten... [Continue Reading]