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Food Allergy or Intolerance

Your extraordinary immune system is designed to differentiate between healthy nutrients and potentially harmful substances. When we encounter one of these bad guys, it reacts by making protective antibodies and releasing inflammatory chemicals. For some of us, our body overreacts, responding inappropriately to commonly used substances, like wheat or milk. The body’s protective antibodies attach to perceived invaders, releasing histamine. ... Read More »

Painful Bladder Syndrome

I often see patients in my office who have been to multiple doctors complaining of recurrent bladder infections. Antibiotics have not reliably relieved the symptoms and urine cultures either have not been done or are inconsistent in their results. In many cases, these patients do not have infections, but have a condition that mimics bladder infections. The information I am ... Read More »

New Year Same old Diet?

The New Year is upon us and what does that mean?  For many, it’s time to try and shed the excess weight we gained during the holidays.  Typically this is the time of year all media outlets are jammed with the latest diet advertisements, seemingly healthy food products, exercise equipment and gym memberships.  But here’s the thing- we see them ... Read More »

SO VERY DIFFERENT, AND YET THE VERY SAME

This article inspired by National Endometriosis Awareness Month “The more specific, the more general.” The words spoken by Nancy Levin at the Emerging Women 2013 Conference. Her words have never spoken more loudly to me than in the last couple of months of writing this blog. Through Ever Upward I have had the honor of being able to connect with ... Read More »

Pregnancy and HPV

Any expectant mother is naturally concerned about various conditions that can harm her unborn baby. HPV is no exception. Fortunately, in most cases, HPV causes no problems to either the mother or baby during pregnancy. Let’s first get an understanding of what HPV is. HPV is short for human papillomavirus. There are actually more than 100 different types of HPV ... Read More »

New Year Same old Diet?

The New Year is upon us and what does that mean?  For many, it’s time to try and shed the excess weight we gained during the holidays.  Typically this is the time of year all media outlets are jammed with the latest diet advertisements, seemingly healthy food products, exercise equipment and gym memberships.  But here’s the thing- we see them ... Read More »

Practice Happy to be Happy

It’s the New Year! The time when we can hopefully look back on the last year of our lives with joy, no regret and lessons learned. And if you are not able to do this, then it’s a great time to choose to make the change for the better, as more and more research is supporting that happiness is a ... Read More »

Integrative Holistic Nutritional Oncology A New Weapon in the War on Cancer

Despite significant progress in the treatment of certain forms of cancer (such as leukemia in children), cancer in general remains a major cause of death. The war on cancer is currently being fought with chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, but sadly this process is devastating for the patient and the battle oftentimes is lost. However, nutritional therapy is an exciting, new ... Read More »

INSOMNIA SLEEP DISORDER

Sleep is an essential of life.  During sleep, many physiological mechanisms occur that prepare the body for the next day.  These include building muscle mass, reducing cortisol or stress hormones, and increasing restoration and repair.  Sleep, although, very important for a healthy life, is lacking in most American’s lives.  It is true that 62% of the population receives less than ... Read More »

SKIN

By Marvin Cohen, D.D.S. - Skin is our soft, outer covering.  Because it covers everything it is actually our largest organ.  Skin also covers and isolates muscles, bones, ligaments, and all internal organs protecting them from foreign invasion and insuring they remain distinct entities. Skin is our first line of defense from anything outside of the body.  Bacteria inhabit all ... Read More »

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