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    Interstitial Cystitis and Candida Overgrowth: Helping One Helps the Other

     This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] Interstitial cystitis (IC) is the medical term for “a painful bladder.” Bladder pain is a complicated pain compared to muscle pain. With a muscle pain, you have a good idea of the specific […]

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    Meat Allergy: A Mystery Food Allergy Until Now

    A severe food allergy in many cases is a straight forward diagnosis for an experienced allergist to make. The key to diagnosing is a comprehensive, detailed history of what the patient ate in relation to the time the allergic reaction occurred. Peanut allergy, tree nut allergy, and shellfish allergy are all high protein foods and […]

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    Thank You Jane Brody for Giving Recognition to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] Jane Brody, the well-known New York Times science writer, has done more to advance public health information than anyone in the past twenty-five years. I should know, I’ve been reading her column religiously […]

  • 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 […]

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    David vs. Goliath: Mitchell Medical Group vs. Hospital-Owned Practices

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [blog updated April 2019] Bigger isn’t always better… While a big hospital owned practice may have lots of money to advertise, to have beautiful waiting areas and lots of equipment, it may not feel like the most […]

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    Candida Die-Off Prevention: Dr. Mitchell’s Preventive Prescription

    Candida Die-Off Prevention: Dr. Mitchell’s Preventive Prescription [updated April 2019] I am seeing dozens of patients that suffer from Candida hypersensitivity every week in my NYC and Long Island practices. I am especially impressed at how smart and well-informed so many of these patients are about the diet and their condition. In fact, many of my […]

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    The 10th Doctor: How a Holistic Doctor is Different

    How many doctors would you say you have seen for your medical symptoms? One? Two – for a second opinion? More than that? At Mitchell Medical Group in NYC, Dr. Ricki and I half-jokingly refer to ourselves as The 10th doctors as it is not uncommon for our patients to have seen at least nine doctors before coming to […]

  • Dr. Mitchell Featured on News 12 Long Island | Pollen Seasons Over Double Allergy Hit

    There’s going to be a whole lot of sneezing this spring! Allergy season has officially begun and it is the perfect storm for allergy sufferers. Dr. Mitchell was recently featured on News 12 Long Island to discuss why the allergy season is so bad this year and how you can relieve your allergy symptoms. This […]

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    Candida Diagnosis: From Your Mouth to your Gut

    [updated April 2019] At Mitchell Medical Group, we are seeing patients every week showing clear manifestations of yeast overgrowth or Candidiasis. It’s not really that shocking considering that Americans are exposed to contributing factors of candida overgrowth regularly such as antibiotics, steriods, birth control pills, poor diet, alcohol overuse and stress. All of these contributing directly […]

  • IV Vitamin Treatments are not just for Billionaires

    I was watching a recent episode of the TV show Billions (yes I’m hooked like so many other viewers at Damian Lewis’s portrayal of a hedge fund billionaire on Showtime) and in the blink of an eye the entire office is receiving intravenous infusions to help them concentrate better and in some cases recoup from their […]

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    Chronic Hives: The Rash and Itching that can Drive You Crazy!

    Hives, also known in medical terms as urticaria, is a skin condition that is characterized by intense itching along with red welts. It looks like a person has been stung by a swarm of bees – only it occurs at any time without warning. The problem for patients that suffer from chronic hives is that dermatologists […]

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    Mom’s Be Aware of the Allergic March

    This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. [updated April 2019] When I was in medical school one of the most intimidating presences by the bedside of a young child in the hospital wasn’t my professors asking me questions – it was the patient’s mom asking […]

  • candida diet program

    Candida Diet and Program Update: Less Restrictions, More Options

    If you are reading this blog, I gather you are familiar with the condition Candida hypersensitivity. You may be suffering from any of the assorted symptoms that Candida can cause: bloating, constipation, gastric reflux, skin rashes, vaginal yeast infections, brain fog, and fatigue. I get so many questions from well-educated patients about the Candida diet. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Great News for Parents of Children with Food Allergies: Save Money and Find out Latest Medical Recommendations

    Get a Free Epinephrine Injectable.  Mitchell Medical Group just got news that a company that makes the auto-injectable epinephrine for severe allergic reactions is going to be available starting February 14 th, 2017 – and it’s going to cost Zero dollars! I was a bit shocked when I read this but this is not a gimmick, but […]

  • 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. […]

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    What Is Holistic Medicine?

    You’ve probably heard the term “holistic medicine” before, but what does it actually mean? To better understand holistic medicine, it’s helpful to take a look at what it isn’t. Conventional medicine focuses on suppressing the symptoms of a health problem to improve a patient’s comfort. On the other hand, holistic medicine practices focus on eliminating symptoms by […]

  • Why Do Some Women Get Recurrent Yeast Infections?

    For many women, yeast overgrowth is a recurring problem. Recurrent yeast infections are generally defined as four or more infections per year. For these women, it’s especially important to consult a Candida specialist in New York, NY. There are many issues that can contribute to the recurrence of yeast overgrowth, including hormonal imbalances such as those […]

  • What Is Candida Brain Fog and How Is It Treated?

    You might already know that yeast overgrowth can cause vaginal yeast infections and digestive issues, but did you know that Candida can also cause brain fog? If you’ve been experiencing severe Candida symptoms, you should seek help at a Candida treatment center in New York, NY. Your doctor can discuss holistic ways of managing Candida and […]

  • Causes and Risk Factors of Vaginal Yeast Infections

    If you’ve been suffering from persistent vaginal irritation, pain, or abnormal discharge, you may have a vaginal yeast infection. Yeast overgrowth can also cause symptoms like a burning sensation during urination, vulvar swelling, and vaginal rash. If these symptoms apply to you, consider visiting a Candida specialist in New York, NY. Your doctor can explain the […]