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Shingles Vaccine – Should You Get Yours?

* You can still get the shingles vaccine after a suspected case of shingles has occurred in order to prevent future outbreaks. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 1 out of 3 people in the United States will develop shingles, also known as herpes zoster, during their lifetime. The most common symptom is [...]

Migraines: Natural Treatment Options For Relief

Migraines are mysterious and unpredictable at times. There are many migraine triggers and treatment is based on evaluation of all the potential contributing factors and triggers. Migraine triggers: Dr. Lisa: Migraine triggers can include weather changes, certain foods, alcohol, caffeine, stress, sleep disruptions, hormonal changes, and overuse of rescue medications. Other conditions that can lower [...]

Why Cholesterol Levels Are Not the Best Predictor of Heart Disease

Individuals with higher-than-normal cholesterol levels are commonly prescribed statins in the hope of reducing their risk of heart disease or stroke. Yet, the medical research to date indicates that statins actually have very limited usefulness in preventing heart disease unless the patient already has a personal history of the disease. This may be due, in [...]