Monthly Archives: November 2012

Protecting Against Medical Radiation

November 30, 2012 – 8:57 pm

Certain common screening tests such as CT scans, mammograms and x-rays produce radiation that may lead to cellular damage and could increase the risk for developing cancer. Taking antioxidants prior to radiation exposure can help protect your cells from the radiation.  Check with your doctor before starting this regime if you’re on blood thinning medication […]

Whaddya Think of Gluten?

November 15, 2012 – 4:04 pm

I’ve had some very strange looks at times when I’ve recommended to my patients to go gluten-free. The looks range in severity from mild (“Oh no … I am not sure I can do that”) to full-fledged panic (“What?! Are you crazy lady??”) I am not one to talk the talk, without walking the walk. […]