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Healthy Aging Part 5, Choosing a Vitamin

Healthy Aging and Vitamins? In our quest for healthy aging, prevention, and self-care we know we must at some point, add vitamins to our daily regiment. What to buy with so many options is the hard question. Vitamins are sold from gas…
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Top 5 Preventive Screening Tests for Women

Hitting 40 is a great time to establish a baseline for your health.  As women, we begin seeing the signs of health changes sometime around 40. Our hormonal changes can begin as early as 38-42. High stress lifestyles can push hormones into perimenopause…
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Glycemic Index And Your Health

What is the Glycemic Index? The Glycemic Index (GI) is an established, physiologically based method used to classify foods according to their blood glucose-raising potential.  It compares the level of glycemia of equal carbohydrate portions…

8 Key Detox Questions and Answers

In my practice I get questions about detoxing all the time. This is especially true at this time of year, when everyone thinks about starting the new year by getting healthy. Below are 8 questions I get all the time. 1: What is Detoxification? Detoxification…

Watching for the Little Signs of Cancer

In my family practice, I have the good fortune of being reminded of how important it is to listen to the body and respond to any signs of stress or dysfunction. I try to live by my own advice as much as I can being only human. My most recent…

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Blood Work

One of the most frustrating things I see in my practice is how insurance companies are routinely skimping on blood work thereby short changing the consumer of good preventive health care. This area of medicine becomes another example of…