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Vitamin D and Sun Exposure

At last, summer has arrived in New England, after the blistery Nor’easters and chilly spring season. The sunshine and the salty brine of the ocean is calling to the residents of the seacoast to break out the bathing suits, flip-flops, sunscreen, and to get a daily dose of Vitamin D! Why is Vitamin D Important? Vitamin D has continually gained [...]

2019-02-08T03:50:51+00:00June 28th, 2018|

Flu Treatments For This Flu Season

There’s no denying it.  Catching the flu is dreadful.  The overwhelming fatigue paired with the restless body aches, burning fevers, and vomiting is enough to make you want to trade lives with a deep sea urchin.  As soon as it hits a co-worker or family member, hysteria ensues.  We pull out our arsenal of flu treatments; hand sanitizers,  disinfectants, vitamin [...]

2019-02-08T03:50:59+00:00February 8th, 2018|

A Tick Bite! What Should I Do Now?

Ticks have been described as nature’s dirty needles. They feed on lizards, birds, deer, foxes, moose, bears, all rodents, and pets! They carry multiple infections, not just Lyme disease. Tick Bite Information Be prudent and prevent possible infections as soon as you find a tick bite by following these recommendations. How do I remove a tick if I've been bitten?  [...]

2019-02-26T20:14:33+00:00January 29th, 2018|

Are Your Hormones Disrupted?

How Toxins Disrupt Your Endocrine System and What To Do About It Are your hormones disrupted? Every year, chemical companies in the US manufacture over 6.5 trillion pounds of 9,000 different chemicals.  Over 7.1 billion pounds of 650 different chemical pollutants are released into our atmosphere and water.  Of these, about 48 tons of mercury are released into our environment [...]

2019-02-08T03:51:32+00:00April 6th, 2016|

Irritable Bowel Syndrome What Is It and How Can I Treat it?

Irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion.  This means your doctor has likely run a gamut of blood tests, diagnostic procedures, and imaging to rule out other serious diseases before the diagnosis is made. Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) The diagnosis of IBS can be disheartening for some patients, because there is not a clear treatment approach in [...]

2019-02-08T03:51:25+00:00June 24th, 2015|
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