Probiotics are the naturally occurring “good” bacteria that live in your gut and play a significant role in your total wellness. When you’re healthy, your intestinal tract hosts over 5 pounds or 100 trillion friendly bacteria. (That’s 10 times more than the number [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]