As many of you know I have an extensive background in the role of exercise physiology, nutrition, supplementation, manual therapy, and acupuncture in the prevention and management of common health problems. However, I also have the utmost respect for the role of many drugs and medical procedures and the diagnostic capabilities of modern medicine. Health management should not be a choice between alternative medicine OR conventional medicine, but rather should incorporate the best of both into an evidence-based integra...read more
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Why Every Adult Should Complete The Free Online Nutrition, Lifestyle & Anti-aging Assessment 03/06/12
Let me begin by stating that you should have a physical exam by your physician every year. This enables your doctor to assess physical aspects of health (blood pressure, pulse, skin lesions, respiratory function, rectal exam, prostate exam, internal exam etc), for which there is no substitute. Your doctor will also order some standard blood work to assess your blood level of cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, and other basic blood parameters, along with a urinalysis. These procedures are designed to look ...read more
Can B-Vitamins Beat a Migraine? 10/10/09
Warding off a migraine...naturally
Migraine headaches are a very disabling pain problem for a high percentage of individuals.
Researchers continue to look for safe and effective practices that can reduce the frequency and severity of migraines
A 2004 study in The European Journal of Neurology showed that high dose Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) supplementation reduced migraine frequency and severity in migraine sufferers.
More recently, the study published in Pharmacogenetics and Genomics (
The Nutrition, Lifestyle, Anti-Aging Assessment that you completed has enabled me to understand what scientifically-based lifestyle considerations are most appropriate for you, in order to maintain or re-establish a highly functional body and mind for as long as possible, as well as to reduce risk of future illness and improve your chances for a long, productive life. The Natural Health Test report that was sent to you has taken into consideration: Your Age Your Gender Your w...read more