The 5 Glands that Affect Women the Most

What the heck is a gland? This is a question I hear often from my patients. Glands aren’t something that typically come up in the “normal” doctor’s appointment, or yearly physical—but trust me, they should. Glands are organs in your body that do everything from regulating and secreting saliva, tears, and breast milk) to creating [...]

By | 2017-09-19T20:52:25+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Prevention|

Could Coffee Lower Your Risk of Death? Not So Fast

On the long list of foods and drinks Americans can’t live without, coffee is at the very top. About 83 percent of U.S. adults say they drink the caffeinated beverage, according to the National Coffee Association's 2013 online survey. Each day, Americans as a whole consume 400 million cups of coffee, which means they go [...]

By | 2017-09-05T13:27:07+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Prevention|

7 Hidden Fourth of July Health Risks

Backyard barbecues, poolside parties and trips to the beach might be a few of the things you’re looking forward to most this Independence Day weekend, but they may bring about certain unexpected risks—especially when you have little kids running around. While I love summer celebrations just as much as the next person, as a health [...]

By | 2017-07-01T10:15:43+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Prevention|

Beating Winter Colds

It’s wintertime and it seems like this year, even more than usual, the common cold is hitting hard! It strikes everyone in slightly different ways, and the length can vary from person to person. Though there’s not a silver bullet, I am going to give you some of my best cold-fighting tips that I’ve shared [...]

By | 2017-01-16T08:39:25+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Prevention, Wellness|