Ask Dr. Taz MD May 5th, 2014

Dear Dr. Taz,I am 52, went through menopause when I was 38-years-old and am still suffering from hot flashes. What can Ido?  Answer: The symptoms of menopause, including hot flashes are signs of hormone instability. A South American herb, Maca, has been found to be helpful.  Try taking 1 dropper or approximately 500 mg per day.  Also, [...]

By |2016-08-08T23:52:58-04:00May 6th, 2014|Wellness|

Ask Dr. Taz MD: Feb 25th, 2014

Dear Dr. Taz,I have just survived a case of the shingles. Yikes. From what I have heard my case was fairly light. Nevertheless, very uncomfortable. What supplements or steps should I take to insure a stronger immune system. Or is there anything I can do to achieve better balance in my body?Answer: Shingles outbreaks are signs [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:03:59-04:00February 25th, 2014|Wellness|

Ask Dr. Taz MD: Feb 4th, 2014

Dear Dr. Taz,I was recently medically retired from the United States Navy after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I have been on several prescription medications including Tysabri, ReBif and now Tecfidera. Unfortunately, I am still dealing with fatigue, double vision, unsteady gate and heat sensitivity. I have heard from others suffering with MS that they [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:07:02-04:00February 4th, 2014|Wellness|

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, January 13th, 2014

Q: Three years ago I was a very healthy, active 58 yr. old when I noticed I was out of breath climbing one flight of stairs. I have since been diagnosed with interstitial lung disease-pulmonary fibrosis. One doctor I saw said parasites can cause fibrosis and/or inflammation in the lungs. The stool test she ran showed [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:10:27-04:00January 13th, 2014|Wellness|

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, January 1st, 2014

Q: With the increase in calories and decreased time for exercise during the holiday season, what strategies will help me avoid holiday weight gain?A: Its tough to not gain weight during the holidays. I follow a couple of simple rules which seem to help. No eating after 8 pm prevents excessive calorie intake. Staying active, even if [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:11:06-04:00January 3rd, 2014|Wellness|

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, December 9th, 2013

Q: I have exercise induced - stress incontinence. At the age of 56 and 4 natural childbirths I find it is progressing. My GYN doctor does not think that I am a candidate for surgery. I am not on hormone replacement therapy. I am a vegetarian and exercise almost daily. Are there any holistic things that [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:31:10-04:00December 9th, 2013|Wellness|

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, December 2nd, 2013

Q: You spoke of treatment for Osteoarthritis, is there a cure or way to reverse it? A: Osteoarthritis, an inflammatory joint disease, is a common condition often affecting adults over the age of 50.  I see many patients with osteoarthritis that have exhausted the typical medication options and are looking for other alternatives to manage joint pain [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:31:37-04:00December 2nd, 2013|Wellness|