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Is this daily fruit damaging your bladder?

bladder, healthBladder problems can be really embarrassing. If you have ever caught yourself leaking a few drops of urine while laughing, sneezing or coughing, you know how bad it can feel.

There are many factors that can weaken your pelvic floor muscles and lead to an overactive bladder. One of them is eating acidic fruits, like your daily apple … Read More

Odds are you won’t die from this disease after all…

cancer, heart disease

This may be a familiar story: A man in his 70s has taken blood pressure medication since he was 50 because of high blood pressure and the associated risk of heart disease.

At 50, the man was also told to change his diet, cut down on the salt and saturated fat, and make sure to get regular exercise…. Read More

If you have difficulty swallowing pills, try this…

PILLS, SENIORSDo you shy away from pill-form medications and supplements? Do you find it difficult to swallow capsules no matter their size?

It’s a common concern that I hear from my patients.

Sure, it would be great if all medications and supplements simply came in liquid form, but capsules and pills are convenient, portable, and ready to take.

I … Read More

If your doctor asked you to do this, would you?

health, information, health, informationDo you ever feel going to your doctor’s office is like a factory assembly line? You check in at reception and wait… and wait… as patients are shuffled through doors for their quick 10-minute visit. In and out, in and out.

You know the rule: One problem per visit.

Once you make it to the inner exam room, … Read More

When your pain gets really bad…

pain, stressPain can ruin your days and make the nights long and unbearable. It’s said persistent pain is a “silent epidemic.” Some even call it an “invisible disability.”

It can affect every aspect of your life, from time with your family, your hobbies and social life, day in and day out.

Suffering in silence? You aren’t alone

The most … Read More

4 surprising health foods this Thanksgiving

sugar, health, sugar, health, holidayAll of us have been there… sitting at the table after a big holiday meal, feeling heavy and in need of a serious nap.

In the name of good family and friends, many of us willingly fall off the health wagon, giving in to the snacks, breads, sweets and larger-than-life portion sizes.

There is good news for your … Read More

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