Multivitamin

Why You Need a Multivitamin

For more than 35 years, I’ve specialized in helping people achieve optimal health through nutritional supplementation, dietary changes, and exercise. With the passing of time, however, I have become convinced that vitamin and mineral supplements may be the most

Back Pain

Back Pain Treatments That Really Work

Standing upright frees up our hands to use tools and has helped make humans the dominant species on the planet. But our bodies pay a price—often in the form of back pain.

The human spine bears a tremendous amount

Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to reflect on the good things in our lives. I want you all to know that I count my patients and readers among my many blessings, and I’m

Diabetes Facts

Did You Know These Diabetes Facts?

Diabetes is an epidemic in this country. With more than 29 million diagnoses and 1.4 million new cases every year, it’s a ballooning emergency that is causing much suffering and driving up health-care costs. I’ve compiled a list of diabetes

Wound Healing

Wound Healing: What Works/What Doesn’t

Richard Knutson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, was treating patients in the traction room at the hospital in Greenville, Mississippi. He was concerned because a number of them had serious bedsores, or pressure ulcers, which commonly develop in immobilized patients. Bedsores

Pumpkin Power

Pumpkin Power

It’s October and you know what that means: pumpkins. From coffee to muffins to candles, pumpkins are popping up everywhere this fall season. While I don’t suggest loading up on pumpkin pie and lattes, pumpkins benefit several areas of health. 

insomnia

What Works for Insomnia?

You go to bed at your usual time, read until you’re sleepy, and turn off the lights. Then it starts. You lie there, looking at the clock periodically, willing yourself to sleep, and thinking about how tired you’re going