• How You Take Your Vitamins and Supplements Makes All The Difference!

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] You walk into any pharmacy or health food store and you see hundreds of bottles of vitamins and supplements. You think to yourself which should I buy that will improve my health? You […]

  • Reducing Your Risk of Vaginal Yeast Infections

    There are several types of vaginitis, including vaginal yeast infections. This fungal infection is caused by yeast overgrowth and its symptoms can be intense. Most women experience one or two vaginal yeast infections during their lifetime, but some women suffer from recurrent fungal infections. Fortunately, there are effective ways for women to take control of […]

  • Keeping Track of Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms

    Patients with fibromyalgia often experience ongoing frustration about their health and the limitations it places on their lives. When you visit a fibromyalgia treatment center in New York, NY, the doctor may ask you to keep written records of your symptoms. Tracking your symptoms can help your doctor develop an effective fibromyalgia pain relief plan. […]

  • What Is Chronic Vaginitis?

    Chronic vaginitis refers to repeated vaginal infections that can have a number of different causes. If you suffer from chronic vaginitis, you may experience discomfort, itching, discharge, and pain during urination and intercourse. It’s important to seek treatment for chronic vaginal infections to prevent long-term complications and improve your quality of life. For some infections, […]

  • The Effects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Are you frequently tired or dealing with insomnia or low energy? If you’re looking for fatigue treatment serving New York, NY, you may be suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome. This condition mostly affects women in their 40s and 50s, andchronic fatigue treatment typically relies on extensive blood work to identify the problem’s source. Watch this […]

  • Possible Causes of Fibromyalgia

    If you were recently diagnosed withfibromyalgia in New York, NY, you probably have a lot of questions about the causes of fibromyalgia, and your fibromyalgia treatment options. Fibromyalgia pain can make it difficult to work or participate in activities that you enjoy, and getting answers about the condition from a homeopathic doctor might make your […]

  • The Causes of Candida

    Candida is one of the most frequently misdiagnosed medical problems. Candida has a wide range of symptoms, including yeast infections, skin rashes, gastrointestinal problems, depression, unexplained fatigue, poor concentration, sinus infections, and athlete’s foot. Fortunately, when you are properly diagnosed by a homeopathic doctor serving New York, NY, you can effectively alleviate these uncomfortable side […]

  • Candida Overgrowth: Symptoms, Stages, and Solutions [INFOGRAPHIC]

    If you are experiencing chronic symptoms ranging from intestinal discomfort to fatigue, but your doctor is at a loss to explain the reason, candida overgrowth could be to blame. Candida is a yeast fungus that normally exists in small amounts in your mouth and intestines, where it aids in digestion, but when the levels increase, […]

  • Medical Tips to Help you Avoid Illness While Flying

    With President’s Day this week, many families are taking off since schools are closed. I won’t be enjoying a holiday this week, but I will give you some medical advice to help you get through the flight and off to a great vacation. Flying can be hazardous to your health in many ways. Let’s break […]

  • Genes, Infections and Drug Allergies

    I read an exciting article in USA Today (October 25th) about Genes and Medicine. The article, “Genes are Part of the Puzzle”, shows how medical research is moving to personalize medicine based on your genetic fingerprint (genome). The article is careful to state that while you can have your entire genetic make-up analyzed, even expert […]

  • Chronobiology and Allergies: Timing is Everything!

    The field of chronobiology, the science of body timing, is not only fascinating but also has some very practical applications for allergy sufferers. Our bodies produce thousands of chemicals and hormones to regulate our body and immune system in response to our environment. We know that sunshine and daylight regulate our melatonin and Vitamin D […]

  • Latex Allergy: A Potentially Dangerous Allergen

    Latex allergy is an allergy the medical world has been aware of for many years. Latex is a natural rubber and latex products are primarily made from the rubber treeHevea brasiliensis. Latex is commonly thought of as being a contact allergen, which causes rashes (see our previous post on Allergic Rashes), however it can also […]

  • New Study Shows Sublingual Allergy Immunotherapy Works in Children

    Recent Studies The studies keep pouring in: at the American College of Allergy,Asthma and Immunology meeting in Phoenix, researchers presented data showing that sublingual allergy tablets to grass pollen was safe and effective in children. This was the first study done in North America. Prior studies were done in England and Europe. The exciting part […]

  • The Worst Allergy Season Ever! Don’t Worry, My Tips Will Keep You Protected

    The Worst Allergy Season Ever seems to be the headline every spring. It alarms those that typically suffer with pollen allergies, and it worries others who think it’s contagious. The real secret to getting through a bad allergy season is to take some precautions before the season ever begins. The other key is to use […]

  • Cold Urticaria And Cold Allergy: Not A Joke!

    I’ve often joked around with my patients during this brutally cold northeast winter that “I’m allergic to the cold!” The dark, cold winter days are tough can be hard to get through both mentally and physically. However, I don’t want to belittle the existence ofcold allergy, because it does really exist! Cold Urticaria The medical […]

  • Women Olympians Diagnosed with Asthma…Who Later Found Out They Didn’t Have Asthma

    An Olympic athlete needs all the oxygen they can get to perform at their peak. It’s very exciting with theOlympics just a few weeks away to watch these incredible athletes, who have devoted their lives to this moment, get a chance to perform their exercise genius. I also find it interesting to hear the different […]

  • The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Allergy Products

    The allergy season is now definitely in full-bloom—despite the cool weather. The tree pollen counts are soaring and I’m getting calls from new patients who are feeling the typical allergic symptoms, such as: runny nose, nasal congestion and itchy eyes. I’ve also noticed that patients withasthma are having more symptoms with the dramatic changes in […]

  • Allergy Apps… Helpful, but Not a Cure

    While watching the evening news, I was intrigued to hear announced “A New Breakthrough for Allergy Sufferers!” I am used to this kind of hype, but still curious to see what they had to say. It wasn’t a medical breakthrough, but, instead, a computer breakthrough. Allergy Apps, which can be downloaded onto your smartphone, can […]

  • New Treatments for Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis Presented at a Mount Sinai conference

    I just attended this Saturday an all-day conference devoted to the latest research findings on food allergy diagnostics and treatment. Food allergy is definitely on the rise and a frightening problem for families afflicted with this condition. A recent report in the Journal of Allergy and Immunology in 2008 reported 54,000cases offood allergies in the […]

  • Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and Tick Diseases: The Ticking Time Bomb

    Spring is here, and naturally, after our long harsh winter, we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. However, my patients who suffer fromChronic Fatigue Syndrome andFibromyalgia are not quite as happy because their symptoms prevent them from enjoying being active and outside. When treating patients with both of these conditions, I am […]