In a continued effort to bring new medical information to the readers of this column, this month’s article will focus on how important your gut and digestive system is to your overall wellness. Did you know you have more bacteria in your gut than cells in your body? Did you know you had more bacterial […]
Healthcare today is complicated and expensive. Despite the fact that healthcare represents about 1/5 of the Nation’s total economy, it is hard to understand how the whole system works. Here are a few points that may challenge some of your thinking when it comes to preventative healthcare.
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So, it’s 2017, and you have decided it’s time to get healthy. It’s time to lose some weight, eat better and exercise. What is your plan? The first thing to understand is a little bit about human physiology. We have been on the earth for some 2 million years. During this time, we had to […]
There is no such thing as good or bad cholesterol! Do you know what a lipoprotein is? If your answer is no, you should. Lipoprotiens are the particles manufactured by the liver which carry cholesterol, a fat, through your bloodstream which is a water‐ based solution. Cholesterol is a naturally occurring substance in the body, […]