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Osteoporosis facts drug companies don’t want you to know

Osteoporosis facts drug companies don’t want you to know

  Following my move to Florida last fall, I was recently faced with the task of finding a new doctor…and I’m thankful to have had the good fortune to locate an outstanding integrative physician here in the Melbourne area. As part of my new patient workup, he ordered a DEXA Scan, and  I’m proud to say that at 4 months shy of age 60, I have very healthy bones! But unfortunately, many women (as well...

Apr 27, 2022 7 comments

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10 Ways to avoid an early death

10 Ways to avoid an early death

I think it’s safe to say that none of us wants to be pushing up daisies anytime soon! Now there are numerous factors that play into our disease and mortality rates and have an impact on how soon you will get a visit from the grim reaper.  Although some (such as genetics or congenital diseases) are largely out of our control, there are other factors that you CAN do something about—and likely live much longer...

Dec 06, 2019 7 comments

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What is the best medicine of all?

What is the best medicine of all?

  There’s a loaded question!  What do you think is the best medicine of all? Many people would say antibiotics.  Well, it’s true that they’ve saved lives, but they have also destroyed our gut microbiomes and spurred the development of “Superbugs” that resist our strongest antibiotics and can pose a threat to your life. Others may say proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).   These drugs do what they’re supposed to—shut down your stomach acid so it can’t...

Jun 12, 2019 6 comments

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Don’t let this dangerous deficiency sneak up on you

Don’t let this dangerous deficiency sneak up on you

  Your body usually gives you obvious signs to tell you what it needs. For example, when your body needs nutrients, you feel hunger. When it needs sleep, you feel tired. When you need to have a BM, well, you get the urge to go. But one area where your body is more vague in communicating its needs is with WATER. Specifically, dehydration. Here’s the scoop on this often overlooked but amazingly common health issue,...

Jun 03, 2019 1 comment

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What you’ve been told about osteoporosis is wrong

What you’ve been told about osteoporosis is wrong

If I were to tell you that you could bake a moist, delicious cake by simply dumping some flour and sugar in a pan and putting it in the oven, what would you think?
Hopefully, something like, “Um, Sher, what about all the other ingredients? Just flour and sugar will create a mess—not a cake.”
And you’d be right.
Well, the typical advice for osteoporosis is about as lacking…and the result is much more serious than a bad cake.
Here’s why:
Nov 07, 2018 4 comments

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A sneaky cause of osteoporosis and kidney stones

A sneaky cause of osteoporosis and kidney stones

When someone says “osteoporosis,” most people think, “Eat more dairy products!”

But when kidney stones are brought up, the opposite is true— “You’re eating too much dairy!”

Well, there’s a lot more to it than that.

Mar 18, 2017 1 comment

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