Vitamin D Benefits: What You Should Know

Vitamin D is a major player in maintaining a healthy body. The body produces Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight, that is why it is known as the “sunshine vitamin”. The fact is, it is not a vitamin at all, but a hormone that plays a major role in the immune system, inflammation, cell growth, and neuromuscular functions.   Sources of Vitamin D In general, to obtain the benefits of Vitamin D it is recommended that daily intake be at

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Fasting and Your Health

We all strive to do things that not only help us live longer, but to live with a better quality of life. This is the difference in life-span vs. health-span, or the number of years we live vs. the number of years we live as healthy and disease free as possible. Essentially, the goal is to live long, better. Research shows that energy restriction, better known as “fasting” is one way to improve your health-span. Fasting for health is not

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How to Boost Your Immune System

It is hard to believe that we are already halfway through August with the summer and associated heat in full swing. It has been a difficult past few months dealing with the pandemic while trying to maintain as normal of a daily routine with work, family, and school as is possible. I have spoken to many of you during this time and want to thank you for your concerns and best wishes for me, my family, and the office staff.

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COVID Antibody testing

My last newsletter mentioned that antibody testing for SARS-COV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, would soon be available. In talking to many of you I am aware that some of your friends and family have had an antibody test performed and I have fielded questions as to when my office will start offering a test. I want to update you and pass along information regarding antibody tests that are currently on the market and more accurate tests that are soon

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COVID-19 Self-Care Tips

We understand the concern and anxiety you are likely feeling about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We offer you these easy steps to practicing the 6 pillars of good health. Please share this with your family and friends, and remember we are here for you! We continue to be in the office to take care of medication refills, and are taking care of healthcare needs as they arise either by phone or video with telehealth, or in the office if

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