Licorice Helps Chronic Fatigue and Heartburn

2015-05-09T17:17:05+00:00

Licorice root is an herbal remedy often used in Chinese traditional medicine. It’s ancient, and was used by the Greeks and Romans for many health concerns such as ulcers, sore throat, asthma, depression, menopause, arthritis,

What To Do for Dry Eyes & Blurry Vision

2015-04-25T19:41:27+00:00

Gritty, scratchy, irritated, burning eyes, excess watering and/or blurred vision are all symptoms of dry eyes. Today I’m outlining some causes (including some weird causes) as well as simple, affordable solutions. Blinking your eyes allows

Genes, Methylation and Your Health

2015-04-16T20:03:50+00:00

Today’s topic is controversial because few physicians bother to test, or interpret genetic code. But for me, I’ve seen how my own genetic SNPs as well as those of my friends have impacted their health,

Vitamin D Testing Should Be More Thorough

2014-12-17T22:54:37+00:00

Vitamin D is good for more than preventing Rickets. It helps offset the lack of sunshine during the winter, cold months when depression or melancholy sets in,  and immune cells get sluggish. When physicians talk about

Why Some “Gold Standard” Medications Scare Me

2014-06-27T23:02:56+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I just became a pharmacist and started reading your syndicated column. Your emphasis is usually centered around the benefits of vitamins, minerals or alternative treatments, as compared to prescription medications. Why don't you recommend more of our gold standard pharmaceuticals which are FDA approved, unlike nutritional supplements? –JK, Gainesville, Florida  

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