Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, November 13th, 2013

Q: What are your best tips for quitting smoking?A: It is tough to quit a lifelong addiction like smoking but learning your triggers for this behavior are key.  Are you stressed?  anxious? depressed?  Or do you only smoke with certain friends or when you drink alcohol.  Finding your triggers can help then determine the best modality for [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Guide to Living Healthy, Naturally Newsletter Issue Four

Each edition of "Dr. Taz MD "Guide to Living Healthy, Naturally" will provide readers with a comprehensive report on a variety of current, topical and important health issues, diet and nutritional suggestions and relevant feature stories focusing on major health issues of the day.The goal of the Dr. Taz MD's Living Healthy, Naturally guide is to [...]

Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Diabetes Awareness

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. The goal of Diabetes Awareness Month is to stop diabetes by finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes and spreading information about how to prevent Type 2 diabetes. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, November 6th, 2013

Q: I am having trouble staying awake and alert throughout my workday. I get a full 8 hours of rest a night, yet I find myself yawning and becoming groggy early in the afternoon. What can I do to combat this?A: Your symptoms sound like classic adrenal fatigue. After long bouts of chronic stress, the body has [...]

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Tricks and Treats for a Healthy Halloween — and Holiday Season

It starts with Halloween. Halloween, our gateway to the holiday season seems to usher in the official start of cold-and-flu season. Between the sugar overload and non-stop festivities, Halloween can begin a series of harrowing illnesses for the whole family. Preparing for Halloween and the coming festivities with cold-and-flu prevention in mind can help start [...]

Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Tips for a Healthier Halloween

A healthy Halloween may sound like an oxymoron but it is actually very easy to make small changes to your current traditions that will benefit the whole family. Halloween is the gateway to the holiday season and we all know that means it is the start of a lot of eating. It is important to [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, October 23, 2013

Q: Now that flu season is approaching, what can I do to boost my immune system?A: The flu is fast approaching, but luckily there are tons of immune boosting herbs and supplements that can help you stay well this winter.  Astragalus, an immune boosting herb, is known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is often taken in [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally Breast Cancer: Treatment, Support and Recurrence-Prevention

Two weeks ago I wrote about the unique challenges facing young women with breast cancer and I focused mostly on prevention. While prevention is important, it is only a fraction of the conversation about breast cancer. If you are one of the thousands of women diagnosed with breast cancer every year, prevention articles are almost [...]

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Action Call: Let’s Change American Medicine — Finding Hope by Living Healthy Naturally

There is a health crisis in America. No, this time I am not going to talk about obesity or ADD or any other specific health issue. I want to know when the practice of medicine became void of any joy and the pursuit of health became a painstaking journey, with patients searching for answers and [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Guide to Living Healthy, Naturally Newsletter Issue Two

Each edition of "Dr. Taz MD "Guide to Living Healthy, Naturally" will provide readers with a comprehensive report on a variety of current, topical and important health issues, diet and nutritional suggestions and relevant feature stories focusing on major health issues of the day. The goal of the Dr. Taz MD's Living Healthy, Naturally guide is [...]