Diseases & Conditions

What Your Eye Exam Can Reveal About Your Health
Diseases & Conditions

What Your Eye Exam Can Reveal About Your Health

Britney Caruso, OD | July 1, 2024

A visit to your eye doctor can go far beyond just improving your vision. Using specialized instruments, eye doctors can…

Why Does My Ear Hurt?
Diseases & Conditions

Why Does My Ear Hurt?

Gayle Woodson, MD | July 1, 2024

When you have an earache, you may assume that you have an ear infection. But while middle ear infections are…

Make Sure Your Tap Water Is Safe
Diseases & Conditions

Make Sure Your Tap Water Is Safe

Erik Modio | July 1, 2024

You know you should be drinking lots of water, and you know about the environmental evils of bottled water. But…

How to Succeed at Quitting 
Sugar
Diseases & Conditions

How to Succeed at Quitting 
Sugar

July 1, 2024

Our parents warned us that eating sugary foods would rot our teeth. It turns out that dental problems are just…

MASH: When It’s More Than “Fatty Liver”
Diseases & Conditions

MASH: When It’s More Than “Fatty Liver”

Stephen A. Harrison, MD | June 26, 2024

The most prevalent condition worldwide is metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD), which replaces the term nonalcoholic fatty liver disease…

The Best Diet for Varicose Veins
Women's Health

The Best Diet for Varicose Veins

James A. Duke, PhD | June 17, 2024

Varicose veins are a condition that most people find unsightly. A diet for varicose veins can help to relieve some of the symptoms and pain though.

You Are More Than Your Disease
Diseases & Conditions

You Are More Than Your Disease

Annie Brewster, MD | June 11, 2024

If you have been living with a serious disease, your life often revolves around your illness. While that is a…

Medical Tourism:Health Advantage or Health Risk?
Diseases & Conditions

Medical Tourism:Health Advantage or Health Risk?

Lieutenant Commander Katrina Byrd, MD | June 11, 2024

Are you considering traveling to another country for medical care because the costs are lower than in the US…or because…

What do Hormones Do?
Diseases & Conditions

What do Hormones Do?

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 26, 2024

Hormones are like bosses—they travel throughout the body via the blood stream, telling organs and cells what to do controlling your metabolism and growth.

What to Eat When you Have Pneumonia
Respiratory

What to Eat When you Have Pneumonia

James A. Duke, PhD | May 23, 2024

Pneumonia tends to dampen the appetite making it hard to eat, and harder to recover. In this excerpt we discuss what to eat when you have pneumonia.

Best Foods for IBS, and Some to Avoid
Digestive

Best Foods for IBS, and Some to Avoid

James A. Duke, PhD | May 18, 2024

IBS is a disease that affects between 10 to 25 percent of adults in the United States. Doctors aren’t sure of the cause but can help control the condition.

Laryngitis Self-Care
Diseases & Conditions

Laryngitis Self-Care

James A. Duke, PhD | May 15, 2024

If you have sore throat and fever, see your physician. It could be strep that leads to rheumatic fever. Otherwise, sore throats usually go away in about five to seven days.

What Causes Breast Cysts?
Women's Health

What Causes Breast Cysts?

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 14, 2024

Breast cysts are a justifiably frightening discovery. The presence of a lump of any sort in the breast is cause for alarm. These cysts are benign though.

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips
Diseases & Conditions

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 10, 2024

Viral infections like cold and flu are best prevented by taking care of yourself and keeping your immune system in tip-top shape with good nutrition.

Straight Talk on Constipation
Diseases & Conditions

Straight Talk on Constipation

Jamison Starbuck, ND | May 9, 2024

As a naturopathic physician, I know that bowel function is an important indicator of overall health. That’s why within three…