Chelation and Heart Disease

Chelation (pronounced key-LAY-shun) is the use of a chemical substance to bind molecules, such as metals or minerals, and hold them tightly so they can be removed from the body. Chelation therapy removes excess or toxic metals or minerals to minimize their effects on the body. The therapy was first used in the 1940’s by Read More

Yoga — Being Grateful

The world is getting increasingly yogic. There seems to be a lot of interest in Eastern practices, as well as its philosophical foundations. Yoga, which makes people pull their faces and bodies into strange and unfamiliar shapes that they wouldn’t, normally, is an exercise in reaching out for peak performance in physical, mental and spiritual Read More

Age of Genomics — Personalized Medicine

“It is far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.” — Hippocrates A tectonic shift is taking place in medicine. For the average patient the movement is subtle, perhaps imperceptible, but ultimately it will affect the entire landscape of our healthcare system. Since the mapping of the Read More

IV Therapy

Intravenous (IV) nutrition is much more than intravenous vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other nutrients. Our IV nutrition program has consistently been proven to be one of the most effective ways to improve on many numerous health conditions. The benefits of intravenous nutrition programs have been described as life changing. While all IV nutrition programs Read More

Estrogen and Testosterone Hormones, Women and Men, & Libido

A hormone is a chemical substance produced by an endocrine gland that has a specific effect on the activities of other organs in the body. The major sex hormones can be classified as estrogens or androgens. Both classes of hormones are present in males and females alike, but in vastly different amounts. Most men produce Read More

Stress and Health — The Good and the Bad

“Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.” – Queen Latifah In our everyday life we are surrounded by a variety of people. Some of the people we deal with on a daily basis are a joy to be with, and their loving Read More

Taming Inflammation — The K to Longevity!

Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100. For years now, patients who have seen me, people who know me, doctors who have heard me lecture, have heard me screaming about what inflammation is, what causes inflammation and how to reduce the Read More

What is a Juice Fast?

Two weeks ago, I went on a retreat to California. I had lots of sunshine, meditation, and a 3-day Juice Fast for detoxing. You really have to do a Juicing Detox yourself to truly understand how incredible it makes you feel. You may be surprised to know that 50% of your daily energy expenditure is Read More

Sitting is the new Smoking!

Much of today’s work takes place while sitting. This means that adults with an 8-hour workday often sit for at least 8 hours a day–perhaps even more, if their evenings are given to leisure habits like watching television. A 2010 study estimated that 70% of  average adults spend their time being sedentary, while the remaining Read More

Preserving Muscle in Menopause

New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after menopause. Dr LM Cangussu, from the Botucatu Medical School at Sao Paulo State University (Brazil), and colleagues conducted the double-blind, placebo-controlled trial over a nine-month Read More