COUGH NO MORE

After two months of continued minimally or non-productive cough, I had enough! I did the usual to include hydration, cough lozenges, humidifier, two rounds of antibiotics, a short course of steroids and a medical evaluation that included a chest X-ray and blood work....

TELL MISS SARTAN

It is wonderful to have a drug that works well, even better, if it is free of side effects and is relatively inexpensive. But as a fringe benefit for a medication to offer many wonderful other qualities to life is a real winner. Telmisartan (trade name Micardis®) is...

Happy Days May Be Here Again

Expecting to be happy is ill-fated.! “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” were deemed to be unalienable rights by the United States Declaration of Independence. This is our right if we are able to achieve it, but not our reality! It is true that...

MAKE NO BONES ABOUT IT

Bone is composed of a living protein framework upon which mineral crystals are placed. As bone breaks down, bits of this living protein framework appear in the urine. Tests of bone breakdown, called bone resorption tests, measure the amount of one specific bone...
EAT BEETS AND STAY HEALTHY

EAT BEETS AND STAY HEALTHY

(Trust me. You’ll get used to the taste) A few words about beets.–Oh, come back. They won’t kill you. They may even save your life I say as does Joseph Mercola.. (1) Beets lower your blood pressure Drinking beet juice may help to lower blood pressure in a matter of...

YOU ARE WHOLESOME

“What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him? Yet you have made him little less than a god, crowned him with glory and honor. You have given him rule over the works of your hands, put all things at his feet: All sheep and oxen,...