Category Archives: October 2011


A change in season as dramatic as the long days of summer to the crisp days and nights of fall is a wonderful time to consider cleansing. Whether it is as simple as cleaning out the closet of summer clothes you never wore or cleaning out the refrigerator, it feels good to get rid of stuff. Continue reading

Getting Ready for Fall

Fall is one of my favorite seasons, but it is also the time when patients return to the clinic with upper and lower respiratory illnesses. By staying ahead of the game, you can prevent getting sick. Here are some simple suggestions for staying well during the cold and flu season. Continue reading

Toxic Mercury and Lead

Toxic metals are ubiquitous – they are in ‘silver’ tooth fillings (mercury), venetian blinds and Christmas light cords (lead), children’s toys/jewelry (cadmium/lead), food (mercury, arsenic, cadmium), tobacco (arsenic, cadmium, thallium) and some drinking water (arsenic). These metals and others can accumulate in the body and exert toxic effects while using up valuable antioxidants. Some of the symptoms and diseases associated with toxic metals include: Continue reading