Breast Implant Recall

Allergan recalled all of its BIOCELL textured implants late this summer because the FDA has flagged a series of reports that the implants are causing cancer in patients worldwide.  This includes Natrelle saline-filled, Natrelle silicone-filled, Natrelle anatomically shaped (used post-mastectomy) as well as Tissue expanders (also used post-mastectomy).  Please see [...]

2019-10-05T22:17:36+00:00 October 5th, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|

5 Tips for Choosing a Probiotic

There is a lot of information out there on probiotics.  First, a probiotic contains beneficial bacteria and yeast.  We need these bugs on board to help a multitude of functions including proper bowel function.  However, probiotics reach far beyond the gut. Did you know they are also good for the brain, [...]

2019-09-29T22:32:14+00:00 September 29th, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|

Breaking the Pain Cycle

We end up with pain for many different reasons and everyone’s pain tolerance is different.  What may register as pain for you may be completely different for another person.  Weekend warrior type pains are annoying but they resolve and we move on with our lives.  Chronic pain, though, is a [...]

2019-09-22T16:15:29+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|

Vaping alert!

So far there have been five deaths that are most likely related to vaping.  In addition, there have been 450 possible cases of severe lung illnesses related to vaping and I’m sure more to come.  The majority of the cases have used a nicotine-based product and 84% have vaped a [...]

2019-09-08T17:20:14+00:00 September 8th, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|

Tired of being tired

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms I hear in my clinic.  If I line 10 people up with the symptom of fatigue all 10 of them may have a different underlying cause but I can guarantee you that at least 9 of them have been told they were [...]

2019-08-25T15:51:59+00:00 August 25th, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer, Fatigue|

Dealing with constipation

Everyone is unique when it comes to their bowel habits but if you aren’t having a bowel movement every three days you are most likely constipated.  Constipation can make us feel bloated, full and cause unnecessary straining.  Long term risk of constipation includes increased risk of polyps, diverticulitis, colon cancer, [...]

2019-08-17T16:13:32+00:00 August 17th, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|

Avoiding mosquitos naturally

After that great rain this past weekend, I am anticipating even more mosquitos!  Mosquitos can carry a plethora of illnesses including West Nile Virus, Chikungunya, and some types of encephalitis.  West Nile is the predominant mosquito illness in Oklahoma and is still active in this area.  I am always looking [...]

2019-08-11T13:49:14+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|

5 Tips to help avoid dementia

Dementia occurs when the cognitive condition of a person declines and is considered a syndrome that typically has at least two of the following alterations:  ability to comprehend and verbalize language, form short-term memories and understand geographic information.  Impairments may also affect daily function. There are several different causes of [...]

2019-08-03T20:21:37+00:00 August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Educated Consumer|
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