Holistic options available for GERD sufferers

Holistic options available for GERD sufferers

Question was asked via website: I have read a lot about the dangers of acid reflux medications. Are there any natural fixes that will help? My opinion: You are right to be leery of proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers. Their chronic use READ MORE

Common Low Back Pain

Common Low Back Pain

Question was asked via my website: Over the past month, I have been experiencing severe lower back pain while lying in bed. I have no idea what’s causing it since I have not done any heavy lifting or unusual activity. Some nights the READ MORE

SOS for a throbbing tooth!

SOS for a throbbing tooth!

Question from the website: I have a sharp pain in one of my teeth. I am allergic to benzocaine, so I can’t use over-the-counter numbing gels. What else can I try? Every toothache merits a visit to the dentist to rule out serious READ MORE

Holistic Solutions to Summertime Skin Concerns

Holistic Solutions to Summertime Skin Concerns

I wanted to highlight some of the common summertime skin concerns and my holistic solutions for some of them. This one seemed suitable as this was a recent question asked on my website: “About a week ago I noticed a big red pimple READ MORE

Holistic Care for your Tummy in the summer

Holistic Care for your Tummy in the summer

Sensitive stomach is a common summertime malady. People with upset digestive system tend to feel more bloated and have more loose stools in the hotter months of the year. This often has to do with the surge in the serotonin levels as these READ MORE

Can Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements be toxic?

I received this online question: I started taking an Omega-3 fish oil supplement because I heard it helps lower risk for a heart attack.  But now I am hearing that some of these pills are tainted with toxic chemicals.  Should I toss mine? READ MORE

Holistic Perspectives Chronic Fatigue Episode 3

Holistic Perspectives Chronic Fatigue Episode 3

As we have mentioned in the previous episode, it would be smart to remove the negatives from our lives as much as possible. Avoid listening to disturbing music, news, construction noise and other irrelevant cacophonous sounds. Limit your time with people who are READ MORE

Holistic Medical Doctor Tips for Common Health Concerns

Holistic Medical Doctor Tips for Common Health Concerns

Patient asked: Two nights ago I went out for a walk and was ravaged by mosquitoes. Now one of the bites is surrounded by a 3” circle that’s red and swollen. Is this an allergic reaction? Dr.Kogan’s opinion: I don’t think so. Allergic READ MORE

Chronic Fatigue Part 2

Chronic Fatigue Part 2

Chronic Fatigue – Part 2 So, how do I, a healthy person become fatigued? Well, first of all, I should ask myself a question: what am I? On one, microscopic level, I am a collection of around 37 trillion cells. Cells are made READ MORE

Holistic Perspectives – Chronic Fatigue Part 1

Holistic Perspectives – Chronic Fatigue Part 1

Chronic Fatigue is not someone else’s problem – it is everyone’s problem. In fact, it the most common reason for the primary care office visits in the world today. Regardless of your age, sex, creed, or status in life – Fatigue does not READ MORE

What Our Parents Did Not Know About Us – The belated key to why we do the things we do.

What Our Parents Did Not Know About Us – The belated key to why we do the things we do.

The best way to understand why we are the way we are today – is to look back at our early childhood and to scrutinize what exactly happened. Just like animals, when we are born, we are placed with our first “herd”. This first READ MORE

Forget your Holiday Eating excuses

Forget your Holiday Eating excuses
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