Travel Health: Your Guide To Healthy Pre And Post Travel

It’s the holidays, and Christmas Break for many families, and that usually includes some travel. Whether it’s an exciting vacation, a much-needed break, or getting in the car to see family or friends, there are health precautions to take to make sure you don’t get sick. I think we can all agree that there’s [...]

3 Holiday Detox Methods That Actually Work

This is the time of year we’re preparing for unavoidable overindulgence. The imminent wave of food, drink, late nights, and plenty of sweets. This joyous time can be the highlight of the year, and serves to bring us closer to each other. But, all that indulgence can leave us feeling sluggish, bloated, and a [...]

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Ask Dr. Taz: What Can I Do About Menopausal Fatigue?

Q: What can I do about menopausal fatigue? –Beth Cecala, Emmaus, PA A: While some women sail through this time of life, many find themselves victims of the menopausal energy zappers: hot flashes, night sweats, and insomnia. Sleep disturbances are among the most common complaints leading to chronic fatigue during the day. Sleep issues often can [...]

Choose Fish Over Flax for Cancer Prevention

Old news: Omega-3 fatty acids improve brain function and eyesight; they also reduce heart disease, digestive issues, depression, osteoporosis, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis, ADHD, cancer, and more. These are essential fatty acids, meaning that they are necessary for human health, but your body can’t make them (you have to get them from [...]

How to Prepare for Spring Allergies

If you’re still huddled inside saying “brrr” on a regular basis, it might seem a little early to talk about Spring and the allergies that seem to accompany warmer weather—but not really. Depending on where you live in the US, allergy season can start as early as February (a quick Google search for “when is [...]

3 Reasons to Try CranioSacral Therapy—STAT!

Massage therapy for your skull? Not exactly, but CranioSacral Therapy (CST), does involve a practitioner who uses her hands to manipulate areas on your head. CST is an effective and medication-free healing treatment that helps with numerous diseases, injuries, and emotional trauma (see details below). Most recently, an article published in The Journal of Alternative [...]

Your Complete 2018—Getting and Staying Healthy at Any Age

It struck me this week—with all the attention and debate focused on the President’s annual physical and health—that I’ve been seeing many more patients recently for general checkups. Maybe it’s because it’s the beginning of a new year and a natural time to look for a fresh start. Whatever the reason, there’s definitely a spike [...]