Despite the fact that there are numerous studies which support the theory that nutrients are important weapons in the fight against COVID-19, I have yet to see a single press conference by the experts mention this critical fact. As healthcare consumers, we need to identify credible sources ourselves about how to remain safe as we attempt to return to normalcy.
Asthma inhalers are a fixture in many children’s backpacks and the school nurse’s office. Often, a quick burst of albuterol means the difference between gasping through or acing the one-mile running test. Allergists and pediatricians rely on these colorful devices for their reliable treatment of asthma and reactive airway disease, which is reaching epidemic proportions among kids.
We have to eat and buy groceries. There is no getting around that. But if we can protect ourselves, we may be able to protect others by not contracting COVID-19 and avoid passing it to other people and not continue to overwhelm the incredibly stressed healthcare system right now.
One of the most difficult and painful aspects of the current SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus or COVID-19) pandemic is having to accept that individually as well as a society, we could have done so much more to reduce the impact of this virus. Admittedly, our lifestyles have contributed to the underlying health conditions that greatly increase the risk of developing complications or even dying from this virus.
It is the flu season and to complicate matters, we have a new virus to contend with - the coronavirus! Many people are now more aware than ever about the importance of their immune systems because it plays such a very important role in protecting us from viruses.
As access to opioids becomes stricter, and the cost of acquiring them increases, those looking to abuse these drugs, or avoid opioid withdrawal, have discovered that anti-diarrhea medications containing loperamide, such as the well-known brand Imodium, when taken in sufficiently high amounts, can do the trick. Adding to its attractiveness are that loperamide is inexpensive, readily available and is undetectable on routine drug tests.
Red light therapy is a form of low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) and is offered in many medical office settings. Think of it as like a healthy tanning bed. During a session, the light delivers wavelengths of natural red and near infrared light. It’s like the wavelengths you get from sunlight without the harmful UV rays.
At just 25-years-old, it’s as if Justin Bieber has lived multiple lives. Rising to fame so fast as a young child and growing up in the public eye couldn’t have been easy, which some might say is why he battled addiction issues.
You may have never heard of a woman by the name of Flavia Lanini, but to many celebrities she is the star of massage therapy. Lanini, a Brazillian massage therapist, has a long list of famous clients including Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner, Paris Hilton, Dua Lipa, Hailey Bieber (Baldwin) and many more.
If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know how painful it can be as well as how taxing the recovery can be. But if you suffer from stress fractures, you might want to consider cryotherapy.
At 61-years-old, pop music icon Madonna is still touring. But unfortunately, she recently had to cancel the last North American show of her Madame X Tour due to what she described as “indescribable pain” that brought her to tears.
Recently, Oprah Winfrey shared on Instagram her experience with a health scare that really caught my attention. The social media post says that one day back in August, Oprah left a meeting feeling fatigued. During her ride home, she started to feel a bit of pain in her kidney.
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