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The Importance of Vitamin D

Have you had your vitamin D level tested lately? After a long winter spent indoors, we suggest you come see us!

One of the most common prescriptions we write at Enhanced Medical Care is for high dose ergocalciferol, which is the scientific name for vitamin [...]

Juicing for Your Health

The new year almost always brings about new promises to ourselves to improve our health. As you know, a plant based diet rich in a variety of vegetables and low sugar fruits can help to heal our bodies and keep them free of disease. [...]

Natural Ways to Prevent the Flu

Flu season is upon us and even if you have protected yourself from infection by getting your flu shot, you may want to take extra precautions to ensure a healthy cold and flu season this winter. Adding these natural ways to prevent the flu into [...]

Preventative Medicine: Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer Risk

Many of our concierge medicine patients have been coming to us with anxious questions posed by the recently published study about the correlation between fish oil intake and an increase in risk of cancer. The study, published in the National Institute of Cancer Journal from [...]

Beat the Heat! Prevent Dehydration and Heat Stroke

Here at Enhanced Medical we’ve been enjoying these first few official days of summer, and hope you have been as well! However, as temperatures increase so do the dangers posed by summer’s heat.  Heat related illnesses primarily affect children and people over the age [...]

Tips for Healthy Fun in the Sun

One of the great joys of summer is taking a little time for some fun in the sun. Your concierge doctor’s office hopes that you are enjoying the warm rays with safety in mind. Make sure you’re not getting too much of a good thing! Avoid consequences of overexposure like sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, and skin cancer by practicing proper sun protection. While using sunscreen daily is a prudent first step, there is more to know about staying safe and healthy when you’re out in the sun.

The Dangers of Grilling

The staff at Enhanced Medical Care is enjoying the warmer Boston weather and hope you all are too. The summer is in full swing and backyard barbecues are fired up! Even when taking every precaution about being outside (applying sunscreen, using insect repellent and [...]

Demystifying Nutrition: Healthy Weight-loss Guidelines

The field of nutrition is an overwhelming vat of information. Most nutritional recommendations are intimidating and very often are confusing and conflicting. We are here to help steer you in the right direction and hopefully take a bit of the guesswork and anxiety out [...]

Integrative Testing: Personalized Nutritional Evaluation

 

As an educated patient, you know that nutrition is important. You know that the foods you eat affect your health. However, the nutrients you do not consume, but perhaps need, may also have a huge impact on your body.

Nobody’s diet is perfect, but even [...]

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    Allergies Ahead! What Allergies Mean for Your Personal Health

Allergies Ahead! What Allergies Mean for Your Personal Health

Spring is the time when people are most aware of the affect exposure to allergens can have on our body  (cue the thoughts of the layer of pollen that coats everything outside) BUT allergies affect us all year long and can cause a slew of problems [...]