October 2019

Recent research has shown that high-sodium diets can directly lead to Alzheimer’s type dementia. The ease of availability and the popularity of high-sodium processed foods currently in our markets today increase this risk. Click here to learn more.

Highly contagious, the prevalence of 3 commonly reported STDs, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia, has reached an all-time high  in the US. Click here to learn more.

It is not just a resiliency issue, it is the inefficiency of the healthcare system and the overload to keep up. Click here to learn more.

It is hard to presume that too much brain activity is a bad thing! But, recent research has shown that excessive neuronal activity is detrimental and is a factor in dementia and a shorter life-span. Click here to learn more.

Studies are showing that the best marker for cardiovascular risk is the average systolic blood pressure during sleep. Taking hypertension medications at bedtime has shown to better control daytime pressures and to significantly reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attack, stroke or heart failure. Click here to learn more.

Cold laser is proving effective for a myriad of sources of acute and chronic pain such as neuropathic pain, arthritis, dental and oral-related pain, headache, burn pain, plantar fasciitis and the pain of soft tissue injuries.  It is FDA approved, safe and effective, noninvasive,  no side effects and can reduce the need for pharmaceutical analgesics. Click here to learn more.

Research concludes that we do not necessarily recover from early exposure to environmental or social stress. It can alter biological processes and genetic expression and has the capacity to influence health over a lifetime. Click here to learn more.

Marijuana use is affecting patient medical care up front. New parameters are required regarding sedation formulas for patients who are regular marijuana users as they are needing higher dosages than non-users. Imperative changes to preoperative intake assessments and histories are needed to address this variable as well. Click here to learn more.

Immediately stop using Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder lot # 22318RB as it has been confirmed to contain asbestos, a known carcinogen.Click here to learn more.

Calming techniques for people with generalized anxiety disorder can be self-defeating and actually increase stress! Click here to learn more.