An Overview of Autoimmune Disease Autoimmune diseases occur when our own immune system begins to attack the body. The immune system is a complex system, playing a major role in protecting the body from disease. However, in some cases, the immune system may be tricked into triggering
The Complexities of Cholesterol What do we really know about cholesterol? The lower the better, doctors have told us since the 1960s, when the “cholesterol hypothesis” became widely accepted as fact, and millions reluctantly gave up bacon and eggs for cereal with skim milk.
A Mid-life Checkup A comprehensive mid-life checkup is essential to preventing long-term problems and enhancing the body’s functions. A mid-life checkup provides you and your healthcare practitioner with an opportunity to discuss your family medical history, evaluate your current health condition, and screen
Hypothyroidism Is 98.6° Really Normal? During the 1860s, an extensive study of over 25,000 patients revealed that the average temperature in the “normal” range was 98.6ºF. Based on that study, we have accepted 98.6º as our “normal” temperature, with variations being a cause