Social media is the phenomenon of our time. It has allowed each one of us to connect with new and old friends and companies like never before and it has become an integral part of our lives. A couple of weeks ago, my wife took us both to Rome to celebrate my birthday. This is … Continue reading Do you need a digital detox?
This post is inspired by a patient I have, we'll call her Jane. In reality the patient I met today is like so many that I have, and your doctor has, met before. It could easily be John, or Jenny, or Jeff. Jane is in a cycle of trying to care for family members and hold everyone … Continue reading Wonder Woman/Super Man – what’s so great about them anyway?
Of all the vitamins, it seems like vitamin D has had the most air time of late. Certainly in our clinics, it's the one patients seem to ask most about - are they getting enough, how do they know if they are getting enough and do they need to take supplements? Vitamin D helps our … Continue reading Vitamin D
This crucial vitamin helps our skin to heal and protects the cells within our bodies. You may have heard of scurvy, a scourge common in pirates, when they would spend days and months at sea and have limited access to fresh and varied foods. Scurvy is a lack of vitamin C. In patients suffering … Continue reading Vitamin C
Next in our quick series of Vitamin FAQ's we look at vitamin B (if you missed Vitamin A - you can read it here). There are actually lots of different types of vitamin B, but for our bodies the main ones are: B1 - thiamin B2 - riboflavin B3 - niacin B5 - pantothenic acid … Continue reading Vitamin B