Ask the Doctor2017-07-06T14:52:49+00:00

Ask the Doctor

Dr. Laura Miles shares her knowledge on getting healthy and staying healthy through conventional, alternative, and restorative techniques.

Predicting Accelerated Aging

It is always fun to see medical research dive into the underlying causes of disease and now they are starting to look at the underlying causes of accelerated aging.  Researchers from Buck and Stanford University have created an inflammatory clock of aging which measures inflammatory [...]

September 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

MultiSystem Inflammatory Syndrome post-COVID

There are two new inflammatory conditions that are occurring in adults (MIS-A) and children (MIS-C) after they have had COVID.  Many times they had a mild COVID case but within weeks started developing some serious symptoms.  I recently had a friend whose young son had [...]

September 18th, 2021|Educated Consumer|

Sleep Apnea – Why It is important

Sleep apnea is often written off as no big deal or not even thought of at all.  Approximately 25% of men and 10% of women have sleep apnea and even more don’t realize it.  While it is true that obesity is a contributing factor you [...]

August 16th, 2021|Educated Consumer|

5 Tips to Manage Fear

Fear is a very real response that has several components.  As COVID ramps back up I am hearing more and more fear and here are a few observations: o        Fear can control you o        Fear can dictate a whole nation o        Common sense gets thrown [...]

August 8th, 2021|Educated Consumer|

Help for Hangovers

If you have ever had one too many alcoholic drinks you have most likely experienced a hangover.  The definition of hangover is different for each individual but typically include headaches, fatigue, nausea and impaired attention. Gender, weight and genetics play a big role in how [...]

July 23rd, 2021|Educated Consumer|

Environmental Causes of Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease affects approximately 1 million individuals and these numbers are expected to increase. Over the past 25 years the incidence of Parkinson’s has increased by  22% for the world and 116% for China. Most of you are familiar with the tremor associated with Parkinson’s [...]

July 18th, 2021|Educated Consumer|

Delta Variant of COVID-19

By now you have heard about all the different strains of COVID-19.  I know you are probably tired of thinking about this but it is important to revisit this as a different strain is sweeping across the country. When COVID-19 first hit the United States [...]

July 10th, 2021|Educated Consumer|

Cellulite, Crepy skin – oh mY!

Cellulite and skin laxity are two of the most troubling issues as we age.  Men and women have different collagen structures which is why women have a higher tendency toward cellulite than men.  I know – not fair!  In addition, as our skin thins there [...]

May 23rd, 2021|Educated Consumer|
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