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10 Strategies to Prevent and Treat ...

“I’m at high risk for breast cancer based on my genetic history,” writes a longtime reader. “What advice do you have to prevent it, or if someone has it, to […]

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  • 10/2

8 Ways to Beat Your Junk Food Habit

“I love junk food, and I can’t stop craving it,” a reader posted on my Facebook page. “What do I do?” If you can identify with my reader, you’re not […]

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  • 9/25

6 Strategies to Eliminate Depressio...

“I’ve struggled with depression for years, and my doctor wants to put me on yet another anti-depressant,” my reader writes. “Are drugs, and the side effects they bring, my only […]

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  • 9/18

10 Strategies to Eliminate IBS and ...

About 60 million people — that’s 20 percent of Americans — have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These people struggle with miserable, often disabling symptoms like bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and pain. […]

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  • 8/26

Slow Carbs, Not Low Carbs: The Trut...

The low-carb frenzy hit its zenith in the early 2000’s and has since ebbed and flowed in popularity. I’ve seen patients get impressive results doing very low-carb diets, but eventually […]

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  • 8/20
Categories: Articles, Featured, House Call

How Do I Naturally Balance Female S...

“My hormones feel so out of balance” a female patient will tell me. “I’m tired of feeling crappy and terrible all the time. Do I need to do hormone replacement […]

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  • 8/14

5 Strategies to Prevent and Treat C...

Today’s house call focuses on a topic very personal to me. “Mark, what would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer?” a friend recently asked. I’ve had a lot […]

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  • 8/7
Categories: Articles, House Call

Should I Stop My Statins?

You’ve probably heard of Lipitor, Zocor, and Crestor. You may even be taking one of these cholesterol-lowering drugs, which are known as statins. They are the most commonly prescribed medication, […]

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  • 1/6
Categories: Articles, House Call, Videos

5 Steps To Solve Your Migraines

Migraines are a big problem. They affect millions of people and are responsible for billions of dollars in healthcare costs. In fact, they’re one of the most common reasons people […]

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  • 12/27
Categories: Articles, House Call

The Flu Shot: Helpful or Harmful

The government says everybody should get the flu shot every year.  But does it work?  Is it safe?  And do we really need it? One very reliable way to determine […]

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  • 12/16

Never Eat These FrankenFats

Thank God! Trans fats are banned at last.  But they are still in our foods, so beware! Recently, the FDA issued a ban on all trans fats, deeming them unsafe […]

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  • 12/5

Fat Does Not Make You Fat

If you’re feeling completely confused about whether you should cut fat from your diet, you are not alone.  But here’s the bottom line: fat does not make you fat or […]

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  • 11/26