“Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen” is the traditional battle cry of those concerned about the health effects of heading out for hours of fun in the summer sun. But, equally important as skin protection is eye care. Invisible UVA and UVB rays, the same [...]
We’ve written before on the merits of probiotics: supplements of “good” bacteria that complete, enhance or mitigate the bacteria already living in your body. These supplements have gained popularity in recent years, and for good reason. They can cure or treat a variety [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It’s that time of year again! While the blooming flowers and new greenery certainly are beautiful, the pollen has many of us walking around feeling like our heads may explode. Although allergies are stressors that your body deals with all year round, the extra seasonal [...]