prevention

It’s Summer: Decrease Your Skin Cancer & Photoaging Risk, Naturally

    Well it’s finally summer, and we can capitalize on the fact that outdoors is the safest place to be (even the CDC has published recommendations that all windows in homes, offices, and schools be kept open to increase venhilation) you can take advantage of the fact that sunlight is naturally germicidal and the Vitamin D boost you get is naturally immune boosting and move all of your indoor activities outside! So this brings up concerns about skin cancer and photo aging effects from sun exposure — but don’t let that stop you from going outside. Here’s why. A …

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10 Ways Grounding Can Directly Support Your Health During This Pandemic

  I’ve gotten lots of emails asking if grounding is a good idea as a way to boost health during this pandemic. The medical literature suggests the answer to this is a resounding “Yes!” for many reasons, probably more than you think. As you might know, most patients who suffer serious illness during Covid19 infection do so because of the body’s inflammatory response (the often referred to “cytokine storm” in the lung adds to this), subsequent hypoxia from lung inflammation, and hypercoagulation of the blood, leading to blood clots. These three reactions the body creates as a response to coronavirus …

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Uplifting Ideas To Keep Your Spirits High During A Pandemic

    Over the past month, I’ve blogged a few times about coronavirus prevention and treatment ideas, from a holistic physician’s perspective.   So today I want to add onto these tips with some less commonly heard, wonderfully uplifting ideas that you can implement (yes, even while practicing social distancing!) to feel strong, centered and resilient. Today let’s go way beyond the “wash your hands & isolate yourself” recommendation that you have heard a thousand times and add some important tips gleaned from the medical literature after studying the course and resolution of earlier pandemics. And yes, there have always …

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Hang In There. There Are Lots Of Solutions That Are Within Your Control.

    Today I’m sending out just a quick newsletter letting you know that I am working on a new Pandemic Solutions blog post that I will send out to you next week.   In it will be a list of so many different ideas on things you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones — and not the typical “wash your hands and stay indoors” advice you are already inundated with, but fresh uplifting ideas that you can do from the comfort of your own home to feel strong, centered and resilient. With schools closing and social …

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Immune Boosting Recommendations Part 1: Prevention

      As the world watches the spread of the Coronavirus with great intensity, I wanted to give you an overview of the very latest in the medical literature on how to distinguish the coronavirus from the flu and offer some strategies to reduce transmission of both.   So today I offer you, Coronavirus FAQs:     1. Is the coronavirus spread the same way that the flu is spread?   Transmission of both viruses comes from the inhalation of droplets while talking, spreading through respiratory transmission from person to person. The flu has been shown to be transmitted …

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Eat This Today To Decrease Your Feelings Of Depression Tomorrow

My two favorite vices are: coffee and chocolate.   Coffee gets me through my mornings and chocolate gets me through my evenings! I’ve blogged quite a bit about how coffee gets a bad wrap, since it actually does have some health benefits (I have all of these free health articles waiting for you, just click the links below to read them): Higher Coffee Intake, Lower Mortality Rate Coffee Protective Against MS Coffee Decreases Your Risk of Diabetes Caffeine — Best Study Aid Ever? Latest Study Reveals Heart Protective Properties of Caffeine Coffee to Prevent Dementia AND Reduce Skin Cancer? Yep… …

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5G: The Good News and the Bad News (there is good news!)

5G: You may love or you may hate the advancement in technology that higher speeds might bring, but no matter how you feel about the tech, you are right to be concerned about the health ramifications.     Although the increase in the EMF and radiation exposures will have ramifications on humans, animals, vegetation and the environment of our planet earth, I am going to focus today on the health effects of 5G on the human body. I get emails from worried readers constantly, like this one:   Do you have any advise on the soon coming 5G that will …

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