If you’ve got a newborn, you’ve probably got questions. Here, I answer the ones I get most frequently as a pediatrician.
The Best Anti-Aging Advice for Every Decade
January 3 2018
Skin care needs change as you age. When you’re in your 20s, the products and preventative measures are quite different than those in your 40s. This guide will help you navigate your skin’s unique challenges in each decade, so you can make choices like how much sun to get and how to maintain your skin’s moisture. Making the proper choices can give you options for extended skin beauty that you may not have later.
13 Ways to Get Healthier
September 1 2017
There are things we can do each day to improve our health and create a more “disease resilient” version of ourselves. While a person may have a genetic predisposition for a disease, research shows us that a healthy lifestyle, diet and optimistic thoughts can turn off disease causing genes while turning on disease preventing genes. The opposite is also true. Our genes are not our destiny.
A Pediatrician’s Guide to Vitamins
March 25 2019
As a board-certified pediatrician, I’m often asked which supplements or multivitamins I recommend for keeping babies and tots healthy.
Look and Feel Your Best with Organic Beauty Products
August 14 2019
When people think about organic products, healthy food and drinks normally come to mind.
3 Easy Dairy-Free Substitutes
April 24 2019
There are plenty of reasons to go dairy-free, yet it is very difficult when most modern recipes include at least one product that contains milk.
Home Remedies for Dry Hands
January 23 2018
Soothe dry hands with a few home remedies.
12 Holistic Remedies for the Common Cold
December 1 2017
The common cold is just that: common. It's often the body's way of getting one to slow down, take a break, and relax for a bit. While most of the time it will go away on its own, there are many all-natural remedies to ease symptoms so that it’s easier to breathe, coughs become lighter and less frequent, and overall, the sufferer feels less miserable. What's more is that natural or holistic remedies for the common cold are often less expensive than over-the-counter medicine. Many of the "side effects" from these holistic remedies are positive.
Is Your Coffee Habit Helping or Hurting Your Health?
April 3 2018
Like most Americans, I start my day with a steaming cup (or three) of coffee. But is this habit a healthy one? It seems like the headlines go back and forth all the time. Coffee is good for you! Coffee is bad for you! Just kidding, coffee is good for you again! Let’s dig a little deeper and see what’s really going on here.
What Is the Alkaline Diet?
August 28 2018
You may have heard celebrities touting the health benefits of an alkaline diet, but what is it and should you be following their lead?
A Natural Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease
November 10 2017
What if Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease could be reversed? Would it surprise you if this could actually be done? You’re probably thinking that if this were true, you would have seen this on the news or read about it in a newspaper. But the fact is, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA, reported success in reversing symptoms of Alzheimer’s back in 2014 in a journal article was called “Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program” The lead researcher Dr. Dale Bredesen describes his journey with patients and the comprehensive protocol he uses to help those with dementia in his 2017 book The End of Alzheimer’s Disease. We will discuss his recommendations.
Top 14 Edible Essential Oils
May 7 2018
Since the beginning of human civilization, people have realized the benefits of essential oils. The ancient Egyptians used them during ceremonial celebrations and the mummification process, and throughout history, these oils continued to be highly valued and frequently used as fragrances, given as gifts, and even traded as currency.
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