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: April 9th, 2014

Dear Dr. Taz,Lately, I have doing better with my digestion, gaining a little weight, and feeling better in general. I am concerned about things I have heard about the consumption of grains contributing to problems with the brain, such as dementia and altzheimers. Dr. Perlmutter's book, Grain Brain, in particular talks about these effects on [...]

By |2016-08-08T23:56:37-04:00April 8th, 2014|Wellness|

Ask Dr. Taz MD: March 11th, 2014

Dear Dr. Taz,I have a 12-year-old boy who was diagnosed with narcolepsy last year following his dad's deployment to Afghanistan. The MD recommended an anti-depressant and Ritalin, but I chose an alternative approach by using supplements: omega 3, chiropractic treatment, exercise and diet changes. I saw minimal changes and now the symptoms are more pronounced [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:02:49-04:00March 11th, 2014|Wellness|

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, January 27th, 2014

Q:I have a diminished body condition due to advanced neuropathy and atrophy. Now my body is not producing enough acetylcholine to provide a normal sleep cycle. Even with taking melatonin, I get less than four hours of sleep. Is there any available replacement therapies or meds to recover acetylcholine levels?A: Altered sleep cycles are often difficult [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:07:48-04:00January 28th, 2014|Wellness|

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, December 16th, 2013

Q: My baby girl is 9 months and is overall healthy, except she was diagnosed with reflux and has been taking Prevacid since 2 months, and she keeps getting ear infections. She has just recovered from her 5th ear infection with help from antibiotics. She has taken antibiotics all 5 times, and of course she has [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:12:33-04:00December 18th, 2013|Wellness|

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

Q: I am 36 and never had children, how do I reduce my risk of getting breast cancer?My counselor and another physician experienced with ADHD told me that I have ADHD. Although I have not been formally tested. Both told me that sometimes-wonky hormone levels exasperate any ADHD symptoms.  I am taking bio identical hormones. My [...]

By |2016-08-09T13:38:57-04:00October 9th, 2013|Wellness|