Health Tips

What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle Medicine is an “evidence-based medical specialty that uses lifestyle therapeutic approaches to prevent, treat or modify non-communicable chronic disease”. These approaches include exercise, nutrition, sleep, behavioral changes, mindset, and self-care.

What is Lifestyle Medicine?2019-08-14T19:02:35-04:00

Mast Cells and Allergy

Mast cells perform a defensive role against foreign invaders and release more than 200 chemicals, many of which we have no means of testing.  Chemicals, like histamine and tryptase that come from these cells may cause the symptoms of allergic reactions like hives, facial flushing, runny nose, wheezing, abdominal pain, diarrhea, bladder symptoms, skin numbness and tingling, and/or chest pain.

Mast Cells and Allergy2019-04-01T14:58:23-04:00

The Impact of Allergies

Allergies result in chronic inflammation affecting a significant portion of individuals of all ages.

The Impact of Allergies2019-03-27T14:16:49-04:00

Vascular Disease

As we grow older, vascular disease becomes one of the most common health conditions in the United States, and cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death.

Vascular Disease2019-04-24T16:42:45-04:00