Jarrow Formulas fem-dophilus Free Shipping

Female patients are often looking for a probiotic that is designed from them exclusively. We find that our female patients really like the fem-dophilus by Jarrow Formulas. Fem-dophilus has two different strains climically documents strains of probiotics that are especially helpful for women.  The … [Read more...]

Save 10% on JYOTI Natural Foods

Recently while at a food show I tasted a variety of different foods. I’m always looking for something nutritious and delicious that is gluten free.  I stopped at the JYOTI Natural Foods booth and was pleasantly surprised by their wonderful, flavorful offerings. Jyoti produces Indian food so it is a … [Read more...]

Jarro-Dophilus EPS, Free Shipping, No Refrigeration Required

Don’t you hate having to keep your acidophilus in the fridge? We get calls asking about this because it says store in a cool dry environment and an open container the fridge again doesn’t always seem to be the best possible choice. The reason for refrigerating certain probiotics is to keep them … [Read more...]

Test your Omega-3 Index at Home

We like using the OmegaQuant HS Omega-3 Index Test Kit to determine omega-3 status for our patients. The test is done by  OmegaQuant  a CLIA-certified, reference laboratory that specializes in measuring essential fatty acids, concentrating specifically on EPA and DHA.  OmegaQuant's uses a special … [Read more...]

Omega-3 and Fish Oil In Breast Cancer

Good news for women taking omega-3 and fish oils. Recent studies showed that women taking omega 3 may lower their risk of breast cancer. Fish Oil and Breast Cancer The first study published last year by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center looked at over 35,000 women that were … [Read more...]

Lyme Disease Information Part 5

What I’ve found most helpful for my recovery was learning a more about Lyme disease. One of the first things I did was go to a seminar at the University of New Haven. At the bottom of the page they have resources from that symposium. I highly recommend that information. I also read “Cure Unknown, … [Read more...]

My Personal Lyme Story Part 4

I never saw the tick bite or found any rash on my body. Most of my symptoms were neurological. I had a variety of symptoms that would come and go and most were neurologic. I would have numbness in hands and feet especially in the morning. I had excruciating jaw and neck pain that wasn’t helped by … [Read more...]

Lyme Disease Symptoms Part 3

Lyme Disease Symptoms Everyone thinks of a bull’s eye rash with a red ring surrounding a clear area and a red center when diagnosing Lyme disease. It size can be anywhere from less than an inch to 12 inches in size. Usually about 70-80% of the people develop this rash. The rash usually dissipates … [Read more...]

Lyme Disease Part 2

From yesterday’s blog on Lyme you can see that the ISDA basically concluded that chronic Lyme disease doesn’t exist and can be treated by 28 days or less of antibiotic treatment. This was a boon to insurance companies who paid out for people on IV antibiotics. A lot of money was saved in insurance … [Read more...]

Lyme Disease – What is the Controversy?

Our location in Connecticut brings us into contact with many patients suffering from Lyme disease.  You could say that the disease is nearly epidemic in our region. In my household of two people both have contracted it and both of our dogs have had tick-borne diseases. Many people are still … [Read more...]

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