Are Vegan and Vegetarian Diets Safe During Pregnancy?
We came across an interesting article recently and, since we have several pregnant patients at the moment, thought it would be appropriate. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/872544? No matter what the diet, it is important to make sure you get all the proper nutrients and speak with your doctor about the correct supplementation.
Yoga May Ease Pain, Up Function in Chronic Low Back Pain
Yoga may lessen pain and improve function in patients with chronic, nonspecific low back pain, a new Cochrane review suggests. To read further, check out the link below: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874438? According to the article, “Patients with chronic nonspecific back pain often ask their doctor about the value of yoga, said Dr Katz. ‘I think this review […]
Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Stroke and Plaque Buildup in Carotid Arteries
A study published in the the Canadian Medical Association Journal revealed that people low in vitamin B12 had an increase risk of a fatal heart attack and stroke. Read the article below to find out more: http://www.functionalmedicineuniversity.com/public/1015.cfm Have you had your vitamin B12 level checked lately?