Q: After reading your advice on avoiding gallbladder surgery by eliminating allergies, I'm happy to say that I haven't had a gallbladder attack in months. But my doctor is still concerned about my gallstones and recommends that I have then removed. What are your thoughts on gallstone surgery after ... Read More ›
December 16, 2015
June 15, 2016
Q: Dear Pharmacist, In a previous column on apple cider vinegar (ACV), you stated that "heartburn and reflux can sometimes be related to insufficient levels of stomach acid, not high levels like many of you who take acid blockers assume." Really Suzy? I've been on Omeprazole for years for ... Read More ›
February 9, 2016
Dear Pharmacist,I've had monthly cramps for years so I take lots of Motrin and Midol. My mom came over and put an old-fashioned castor oil pack on me. It worked like magic. Can I apply it regularly? What else are castor oil packs used for? --C.S. Gainesville, FloridaAnswer: Castor oil packs ... Read More ›
September 12, 2016
Dear Pharmacist, Two people in my neighborhood have pancreatic cancer, and my favorite actor Patrick Swayze died of it. What's going on? Is there any way we can we protect ourselves against this disease? --E.D. New York City Answer: Pancreatic cancer was among the top 5 leading ... Read More ›
August 29, 2016
When you take a drink, it is likely that every cell in your body will feel the effect of that drink. In moderation, alcohol intake is harmless and, in some cases, it may even be therapeutic for certain diseases, such as red wine for cardiovascular disease. In the case of alcohol abuse, however, ... Read More ›
May 18, 2016
We're just weeks away from the colorful foliage, blossoming flowers and warmth of summer. Spring is traditionally a time for cleaning house, and it's also a good time to get rid of our "toxic baggage" from the winter. In wintertime, we usually put on a few pounds and indulge over the December ... Read More ›
February 9, 2016
There's a program we use at the Tahoma Clinic that helps a lot of the patients we see-usually in just about two months, and no matter what their symptoms are. And unlike many other treatment programs, which work better if you're younger, the percentage helped with this program increases with age: ... Read More ›
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