Tips for Wellness

091712-duct tape

Is there a way to prevent warts from resurfacing after removal?

A really effective, simple way to prevent warts from coming back is duct tape. If you put that tape on and leave it there for a few days, it will make the wart go away. You can also try Monolaurin, | Read More…

082712-vitamin e

Should men take vitamin E?

I think vitamin E is great. It acts as an antioxidant that boosts immunity, heals wounds, and improves nerve health, circulation, and red blood cell formation. But you need to make sure to take a natural form of vitamin E. | Read More…

080612-probiotics

Does probiotic production in my body decrease as I age?

Your body has been making good bacteria – probiotics – since birth. As you age, your production of these bacteria, along with your immune system, is compromised. We all have probiotics in the mouth, the throat, the lungs, and the | Read More…

080612-cluster headache

What causes cluster headaches, and how can I alleviate them?

Cluster headaches are a rare, unusual form of headache. It’s caused by stress and maybe some bad habits like alcohol or smoking. To help with them, I would recommend taking either the amino acid L-tyrosine or DL-phenylalanine. Begin with 500 | Read More…

080612-heavy metals

How can I extract traces of heavy metals (due to surgery) from my body?

There are supplements you can take to get rid of heavy metals, but a specific solution depends on the patient, what area of the body was operated on, and what kind of heavy metal was used in surgery. You should | Read More…

071612-meditation

Despite a healthy lifestyle, I still have high blood pressure. What should I do?

Don’t give up! High blood pressure medication is not the only answer. Try adding some meditation to your ordinary routine. Meditation is a wonderful activity that you can use anywhere to achieve a calming effect. You should also never underestimate | Read More…

071612-mercury

How can I verify if I have mercury toxicity? And, if so, is there a course of detoxification?

I always test my patients for mercury or other metals using a urine toxic metals test kit. You can get one from your local practitioner and have it sent to the lab there. You will most likely be responsible for | Read More…

071612-dry mouth

What’s the best solution for a dry nose and mouth?

Probably the best thing for dry nose and mouth is ketone water. It’s a special water that resembles plasma. You can also use organic coconut oil or unscented sesame oil in your nose. Both of those work as wonderful lubricants | Read More…

070212-curcumin powder

Can curcumin alleviate fibromyalgia pain?

Yes! Curcumin has been reportedly used in all kinds of medical concerns, including everything from digestion to hardening of the arteries, cancer to diabetes, and fibromyalgia. Curcumin decreases inflammation and lowers levels of chemicals in your body that contribute to | Read More…

070212-vegetable-protein

Are soy, tempeh, and siren good sources of meat-free protein?

I don’t recommend any soy whatsoever, because all soy today is genetically engineered. Good sources of meat-free protein include whey protein and rice protein. There are also all kinds of new vegetable proteins like pea protein and hemp. Remember that | Read More…

070212-hormone test

Is it a good idea to get a hormone test?

Yes, it is. Hormones are the natural drugs of your body. If you’re over 40, you should probably have these tests done: DHEA-sulfate Testosterone, total and free Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Estrodi0l level Thyroid panel Hemoglobin A1c, which reflects your sugar | Read More…

061812-blood-pressure

Rumor has it that once you start taking Lisinpril, you can never stop taking it. Is this true?

Fortunately, that’s not true. You can stop taking Lisinpril, but you would need to do it under the direction and guidance of a medical doctor. When I work with patients with high blood pressure, I always ask them, “When did | Read More…

061812-healthy teeth

Would you recommend CoQ10 to people with gum disease?

Yes, absolutely! CoQ10 definitely helps with gum disease, and I would recommend a daily dose of approximately 100 to 200 milligrams for any patient over 40. CoQ10 also comes in a liquid form that’s made for the gums specifically. Glad | Read More…

051812-sea salt

Is one type of salt healthier than another when cooking?

While we need about 500 milligrams of sodium a day to stay healthy, excess sodium intake can cause you to retain fluid and may increase blood pressure. So it’s best to monitor how much sodium you eat. If you do | Read More…

052812-organic-dairy

Are milk and dairy fit for human consumption?

Most adults to not actually need milk, and many would be better off without dairy in their diet at all. That being said, everyone is an original, so it depends on what is right for you. You should get tested | Read More…

052812-green-smoothie

Do you recommend using whey or a powdered greens supplement as the base for smoothies?

It depends on what you’re looking for in your smoothie. Greens can be fantastic to help balance your body’s acid/alkaline levels and prevent disease. However, although greens do contain protein, they are not as significant a protein-source as whey. Now, | Read More…

052812-apple-cider-vinegar

Is it true that apple cider vinegar helps circulation?

Absolutely. Apple cider vinegar has a lot of different benefits. One of which is to remove calcium deposits in blood vessel walls. In fact, there was a study conducted on dairy cows that showed a positive change in the blood | Read More…