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What Supplements Should You Take During the Pandemic?

NOTE: This article is meant to enhance conventional medical recommendations, not replace them. Please always speak to your licensed physician for your health care. This article is not medical advice. In this newsletter, I will make some general recommendations for supplementation as prevention and as a potential addition to conventional treatments for Covid-19. For those looking … Read more What Supplements Should You Take During the Pandemic?

Quarantining Well: Tips to Stay Healthier and Happier

Optimizing Your Health While you are staying at home most of the time, most of you are going out to do shopping for essentials, getting gas, or picking up  a curbside meal delivery.  (Some of you are still going to work — medical workers, first responders, police, firefighters, food service and grocery workers, any others … Read more Quarantining Well: Tips to Stay Healthier and Happier

Is Floating For You? My Experience of an Hour in a Floatation Tank

Have You Floated? I had heard about the benefits of sensory deprivation and zero gravity environments.  I have experienced floating in the Dead Sea, and loved it.  I am a huge fan of the healing power of epsom salts, 1000 pounds of which are in each floatation tank. I had yet to try one of … Read more Is Floating For You? My Experience of an Hour in a Floatation Tank

Commonsense Suggestions for Preventing Airborne Viral Infections

Naturopathic (Commonsense) Suggestions for Preventing Viral Infections   We are well into cold and flu season, and are all aware of the Coronavirus outbreak.  While the CDC considers the risk to the general public low at this time,  travelers returning from Wubei province, where the virus originated, have been quarantined, and travelers returning to the US from China are … Read more Commonsense Suggestions for Preventing Airborne Viral Infections

Can Light Therapy Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

We are all familiar with the healing effects of light — especially this time of year, when we would prefer to have longer days with more sunlight.  Light triggers many healthy mechanisms in the body, including the production of active Vitamin D.   In the last fifty years, scientists have discovered other benefits of light … Read more Can Light Therapy Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

Cognitive Supplement Spotlight: Lion’s Mane

 What is Lion’s Mane? Lion’s Mane is also known as Hericium erinaceus, found in North America, Europe and Asia. It is an edible fungus that has been used for a very long time in Traditional Chinese Medicine. This mushroom is rich in many bioactive compounds such as beta-glucan polysaccharides, hericenones and erinacine terpenoids, isoindolinoes, sterols and myconutrients. … Read more Cognitive Supplement Spotlight: Lion’s Mane