HEALTH & WELLNESS

Common Probiotic Myths

We all now know that using probiotics is a good idea. The health of the gut reflects the health of nearly every other system in the body. However, not all probiotics are created equal. If you use probiotics, then chances are you’ve heard some of these common probiotic...

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Preparing for Flu Season

Ready for Flu Season? It is flu season! Every one of my patients, colleagues, friends, and acquaintances, asks me about getting the flu shot, and for good cause: getting the flu is flat-out awful. Every year, I wonder if choosing not to get vaccinated is the right...

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Back To School Stress

How to Help Your Kids Beat Back to School Stress Going back to school is both a relief and an added stress for parents. I know, because I am a mom myself. I enjoy a more regular routine during the school year, but stress levels definitely rise as the kids have more...

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Altitude Adjustment

Altitude Sickness Visitors to our lovely mountains often struggle to adjust to the lower air pressure and lower oxygen levels. Altitude sickness is very real and can make the first few days of a visit quite uncomfortable. Altitude sickness is caused by the inability...

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Does This Mole Look Funny?

Keep an Eye on Your Moles While Vitamin D (and sunshine) are important for your health, it's good practice to keep an eye on your skin for any signs of cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Some skin cancers are relatively benign, meaning...

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My Working Fertility Protocol

How Can We Improve Fertility In this final installment of my fertility series, I will discuss some of the basics you and your partner can do to help improve your fertility. As background to this fertility protocol you can find the other articles here and here. As far...

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