Alternative Medicine

May 2, 2022

Research weighs risks and benefits of melatonin use

When slumber doesn’t come naturally, some are turning to melatonin, an over-the-counter sleep aid that often is mistaken for a supplement. But could the risk of melatonin […]
May 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – May 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: At First Light World released on April 19 Meeting the Governor of Louisiana On “Chris Fabry Live” on […]
April 30, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Five – At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of April, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first five chapters of my latest book […]
April 29, 2022

Obesity nearly doubles a woman’s risk of endometrial cancer

I’ve told you in the past that being overweight or obese can increase the risk for over a dozen types of cancer.
April 28, 2022

Exercise is powerful medicine for depression or anxiety

If you or someone you love suffers with anxiety or depression, three recent studies bring some very good news when it comes to the impact of […]
April 27, 2022

What supplements or lifestyle changes reduce or worsen tinnitus?

Myriad supplements are promoted for reducing symptoms of ringing in the ears (tinnitus). But do any work? And, could any actually worsen the problem?
April 26, 2022

Insufficient sleep tied to increased calorie consumption, fat accumulation, and overweight

I’ve told you in the past that inadequate or poor sleep can lead to overweight or obesity. Now HealthDay is reporting, “Insufficient sleep is tied to increased […]
April 25, 2022

Does caffeine cause bone thinning or osteoporosis?

Barb, my wife, was sharing coffee with some of the Jazzercize ladies. One said she had to stop coffee because she had read on the Internet […]
August 20, 2010

World’s first fully approved cannabis drug on sale in UK

A medication called Sativex has become the first drug fully approved for multiple sclerosis that is made from natural cannabis according to a report in WebMD. […]
August 23, 2010

In autism a diet free of cereal grains and dairy products does not help

Autism (and the autism spectrum disorders) are so very frustrating for parents just because there are so few therapies that have been shown to be helpful. […]
August 23, 2010

Alternative autism treatment , OSR#1, called into question by the FDA

The Chicago Tribune reports that a letter sent on June 17 by the FDA to retired Kentucky chemist Boyd Haley “details five violations of the Federal […]
September 1, 2010

Glucosamine sulfate appears to have no effect on chronic low back pain from degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis

I’ve posting a blog on the effectiveness of glucosamine sulfate for osteoarthritis of the knee. In my practice, it’s never seemed to work well for arthritis […]
September 1, 2010

Glucosamine and chondroitin products still popular among arthritis sufferers

The New York Times reports that although “tablets that combine glucosamine and chondroitin are popular for those seeking relief from arthritis. Elations offers the supplements in […]
September 1, 2010

My Recommendations for Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and SAMe for Osteoarthritis

Several readers have requested that I post the advice that I both use in practice and teach other healthcare professionals when it comes to a topic […]