Category Archives: General Health

Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Do 30 minutes of exercise per day have to be all at once?

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here’s a recent Q&A about exercise:

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My Patients Ask — I had the J&J COVID-19 vaccine. What do I do now?

The FDA and CDC have recommended a pause in the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. If you’ve received that vaccine, what should you do?

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My Patients Ask — Does the COVID vaccine protect against asymptomatic disease?

In short, a recent study of the two mRNA vaccines available in the U.S. tells us, “Yes!”

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My Patients Ask — What’s the latest on the COVID vaccine and pregnancy or breastfeeding?

According to an article in HealthDay News, there is some very good news to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Primary or secondary prevention?

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here’s a recent Q&A about preventive medicine: Dear Dr. Walt, I overheard two friends talking about preventive medicine. They … Continue reading

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TODAY is the Release Day for “The Natural Medicines Handbook”

It’s coming TODAY, April 6, 2021! My 38th book, “The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions.”

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My Patients Ask — Are women more likely to have COVID vaccine side effects than men?

According to ConsumerLab.com, “Adverse events associated with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines appear to be more common in women than men.”

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Tomorrow is the Release Day for “The Natural Medicines Handbook”

It’s coming out tomorrow, April 6, 2021! My 38th book, “The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions.” But you can preorder today!

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My Patients Ask — Are COVID vaccines effective against variant strains?

There has been some concern that immunity afforded by the vaccines may not be effective against variants of the COVID virus. What do we know as of today?

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The Day After Tomorrow “The Natural Medicines Handbook” is released

The day after tomorrow sees the release of my newest book, “The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions.” It’ll be in bookstores on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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Three Days until “The Natural Medicines Handbook” is released

It’s just three days until the release of my newest book, “The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions.” It’ll be in bookstores on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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My Patients Ask — After the COVID vaccine can I catch COVID?

Increasingly, reports indicate that COVID infection happens only rarely in people who have received the COVID vaccine.

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Four Days Until “The Natural Medicines Handbook” is in the stores!

Four days until you can get your copy of my newest book, “The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions,” which is coming out on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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My Patients Ask — After the COVID vaccine should I get an antibody test to learn if I’m protected?

According to ConsumerLab.com, “Despite the possibility of reduced immune response in people who are immunocompromised, antibody testing to assess for immunity following COVID vaccination is not recommended for anyone.”

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No Foolin’ — Five Days and Counting until “The Natural Medicines Handbook” is out!

My newest book, The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions, will be released in five days, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 

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Monthly Family Update – April 2021

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: The Natural Medicines Handbook comes out this month My sermon on “The Historicity of Jesus’ Resurrection” Incredible Endorsements for The Natural Medicines Handbook Coming this fall – “Ask Dr. Walt” on Liftable … Continue reading

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Six Days Until the National Release of “The Natural Medicines Handbook”

My newest book, The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions, will be released on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Preventing heart disease

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here’s a recent Q&A about preventive medicine:

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Coming in One Week — The National Release of “The Natural Medicines Handbook”

Launching across the U.S. on Tuesday, April 6, is my 38th book, The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions.

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My Patients Ask — What’s the latest on allergic reactions to the COVID vaccines?

A new study confirms an extremely low risk of severe allergic reactions from the COVID vaccines.

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My Patients Ask — How long should I delay elective surgery after COIVD?

I actually didn’t know the answer to the question of how long patients who test positive for COVID should delay elective surgery. Now we have an answer.

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Dr. Walt speaks on the historicity of Jesus’ ressurection today

Please join me later today, Sunday, March 28th, at 6:30 PM (MST), for a Virtual International Easter celebration where I’ll be presenting the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus.

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Dr. Walt speaks on the historicity of Jesus’ ressurection tomorrow

Please join me for the upcoming Virtual International Easter celebration on Sunday, March 28th at 6:30 PM (MST) where I’m presenting on the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday.

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My Patients Ask — Can a COVID vaccine side effect be mistaken for cancer?

The New York Times reported that as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues across the U.S., physicians are observing enlarged underarm lymph nodes, which may be mistaken for a sign of cancer in recently immunized people.

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My Patients Ask — Can the COVID vaccine cause infertility?

This is just another COVID-vaccine myth. As it turns out, according to the Chicago Tribune, physicians “are coming out in full force against vaccine-related misinformation that falsely connects the vaccine and infertility, educating their patients of childbearing age and urging … Continue reading

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My Patients Ask — Should people with migraines get the COVID vaccine?

Although people with migraines and other headache disorders were likely included in the pre-authorization clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccines, information regarding the safety of the vaccines in these people has not been reported.

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My Patients Ask — What about taking a steroid injection and a COVID vaccine?

I’ve heard some doctors believe that a corticosteroid injection for the treatment of pain and inflammation will decrease the effectiveness of the mRNA COVID vaccines? True or false?

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My Patients Ask — Should I take the COVID Vaccine if I’m on steroids or immunocompromised?

Most experts are saying that patients who are immunocompromised, which includes those taking corticosteroids (such as prednisone) or other immune weakening medicines such as  HIV/AIDS, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, or Type 1 diabetes, may get vaccinated.

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My Patients Ask — Is it safe on an airplane and how can I avoid getting COVID when flying?

This is a great question and I love the answer provided by my friends at ConsumerLab.com. They have lots of great and trustworthy information on COVID.

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My Patients Ask — Can I catch COVID from food or food packaging

The FDA has reviewed the current evidence and affirmed that “the risk is exceedingly low for transmission of COVID to humans via food and food packaging.” (FDA 2021).

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