Lately, people in the USA have dealt with anxiety from the recent election and political stress. This, compounded with fear from COVID and rising cases in some states adds to the mental stress for all
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Everyone talks about masks. I like them and wear them but that is external protection only. While important and useful, let’s use common sense:The way we respond from a pathogen has more to do with our
Ginger is a something you’ve probably walked past a thousand times in the grocery store and probably passed up. It has some incredible medicinal benefits and offers people a natural approach to many ailments. Many
For years we have heard that statins are the gold standard pharmacological treatment for high cholesterol. But there’s more to the story because those drugs, introduced in the 1980’s when I was a young pharmacist,
At a certain age, we all lose those youthful hormones, and start to think about replenishment. That’s a great idea, but determining what hormones you need to replenish based upon your test results is very
A few weeks ago I wrote about PVFS (Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome) which is the lingering, intractable fatigue that often plagues victims of viruses for years. It can be caused by the flu, Lyme, Epstein
As the country has opened up these past few months, I find myself carrying hand sanitizer with me. Hand sanitizers are a must if you travel because they quickly eliminate 99.9% of germs (at least
Nothing can ruin a perfectly nice picnic or hike like an insect sting! It could lead to local discomfort, swelling, redness and pain. In fact, it could cause an anaphylactic reaction to those people who
I’m reading a book called The Island (Victoria Hislop) which is about a leper colony and the book is set in the 1900’s where people with leprosy were exiled to an island called Spinalonga, off
Today I’d like to present and updated view on chamomile, an herb that can be used for much more than sleep and anxiety. About a million cups of chamomile tea are served every single day!