Category Archives: Research

The Risks and Benefits of Broad-Spectrum Genetic Testing

Since the rise in popularity of 23andMe, AncestryDNA and other direct-to-consumer DNA testing services, my patients are increasingly asking me about (or bringing me their results from) online genetic tests. One test indicated a patient had an increased for risk for Alzheimer disease, and she asked about whether to change her retirement plans. Another’s results…
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After a Year of PEMF

I’ve been using the Bemer, Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency (PEMF) device in the clinic for over a year now. I am so impressed by the results that I now regularly prescribe a set of treatments to my patients. This is such a powerful healing aid that I don’t want you to miss out on it. If…
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Estrogen Therapy

Though many still ascribe to the use of oral estrogens, which were the estrogens studied in most of the research showing questionable cardiovascular effects, I prefer to use patches, creams, gels, or pellets for their safety profile. A ten year review of literature found that topical use of estrogen avoids much of the liver metabolism…
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Clear Science on the Importance of Diet and Exercise

When I was at the Lifestyle Matrix conference in Chicago, I was nudged to read Tom Guilliams’ book, The Original Prescription. Guilliams is the head scientist at Orthomolecular, and was a speaker at the conference. As you'd expect from his frumpy suit and shoes, he was a little nerdy, and talked us dizzy! But, he's…
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