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  • Depression is Not a Chemical Imbalance

    Depression has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), in 2013, 9.2 percent of adults in the U.S. reported either chronic, low-grade depression, or having had a major...

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  • Infertility: The Holiday Season’s Biggest Grinch

    The holidays can be the happiest time of year… or the saddest. According to the National Institutes of Health, there is a high incidence of depression during December’s holiday season. Hospitals report an increase in the number of...

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  • The Ins and Outs of Winter Sickness

    It’s the time of year for snow days, apple pie, and family gatherings, which inevitably means it is also the time of year for sniffles, coughs, and fevers. While people often chalk being sick up to having...

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  • Healthy Holiday Eating, Sticking To Your Goals

    Most people overestimate the amount of weight gained during the holidays. According to The New York Times, the average weight gain for a U.S. adult between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is only a pound. Individuals who...

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  • Ask Dr. Jeff! Your Veterinary Homeopath

    What’s the best food to feed your dog? Does your cat need to be vaccinated? Can anything be done to help your itchy pup other than steroids and anti-histamines? Is a cat that vomits weekly “normal” (or is this...

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  • Game of Bacteria: Killing Them Before They Kill You

    Bacteria are everywhere. It’s a symbiotic relationship; we need them and they need us. Sometimes that relationship is a battle. When it comes to oral health, battling bacteria is a fight that we cannot afford to lose....

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  • You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

      There is nothing short of an epidemic silently sweeping the United States. According to the American Medical Association, 34% (more than one in three) adults now fits the criteria for the condition known as Metabolic Syndrome,...

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  • Telomeres and Healthy Aging

    Healthy aging is a topic that gets more and more vital each year. More than 40 million Americans are 65 years old or greater and the proportion the U.S. population over 65 is anticipated to keep increasing....

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  • Prostate Cancer: Structure, Screening, and Prevention

    The health of a very small gland has received a very large amount of attention in recent years. The battles of celebrities such as Louis Gosset Jr., Dennis Hopper, and Don Imus with prostate cancer have been...

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  • Lyme Disease: Looking Beyond Borrelia

    By Dr. Tom Moorcroft, DO Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have reached epidemic proportions in Connecticut and in much of the United States. One of the greatest difficulties facing patients and physicians is that Lyme disease...

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  • Addressing Underlying Medical Conditions in Autism

    By Dr. Deb Bossio   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently estimate that 1 in 110 children in the United States are diagnosed with autism. In 1990, the figure was 1 in 2,000. While the...

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  • A New Approach to Resolving Spring Allergy Symptoms

    Springtime is just around the corner and that means seasonal allergies will be in full swing soon.   Spring is such a beautiful time of year and can be a great time to be outside. However, thousands of...

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  • The United States of America – An Overmedicated Society

    THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – AN  OVERMEDICATED  SOCIETY by Dr. Henry Sobo Here are two important facts that you should know: #1. Medication side effects are the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S. annually, and...

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  • Statin Drugs

    Instead of giving my personal views on statins, let’s quickly review some of the studies done on these drugs and allow you to form your own educated opinion. If it is true that statin drugs such as...

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  • Cholesterol – Why We Can’t Live Without It

    Written by Deanna M. Cherrone M.D., owner of Natural Health & Healing  a Functional Medicine  practice in Avon, CT. Cholesterol is a fatty substance, also known as a lipid, which is found in every cell in the...

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  • The Risks of Acid-Blocking Drugs

    By Dr. Frank Aieta, ND Drugs intended to treat heartburn, like Nexium or Prilosec, are among the most widely prescribed medicines in the United States and account for more than $13 bil­lion in annual sales. So, then,...

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  • Hypothyroid Symptoms – They’re Not in Your Head!

    An interview with Dr. Frank Aieta (West Hartford), a Licensed Naturopathic Physician; Dr. Ann Aresco (Kensington), a Licensed Naturopathic Physician; Dr. Deanna Cherrone(Avon), a board certified Internal Medicine physician who has changed the focus of her practice...

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  • The Flu Vaccine – By Dr. Frank Aieta, ND

    It’s flu season again, and I’ve been receiving countless e-mails from patients and readers regard­ing the flu vaccination asking whether they should get one, or if they should take some other type of natural alternative. A good...

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  • Have We Been Barking Up The Wrong Tree On Alzheimer’s Disease?

    Have We Been Barking Up The Wrong Tree On Alzheimer’s Disease? by Dr. Desmond Ebanks Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is often called the most common form of dementia.  All dementias are characterized by a progressive loss of mental...

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  • Keeping Your Immune System Healthy – by Dr. David Johnston

    Trying to keep your immune system healthy can be a daunting task these days.  We are assaulted on a daily basis by foreign invaders entering our bodies.  Breathing air, eating food, and drinking water are basic activities...

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  • Why am I so tired? – By Dr. Frank Aieta, N.D.

    “Why am I so tired?” This is a question I hear almost daily in my practice from patients.  Fatigue is probably the number one complaint amongst most new patients that I see.  Almost all of these patients...

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  • Bioidentical Hormones Replacement – by Henry C. Sobo, MD

    Synthetic pharmaceuticals prescribed as “hormone replacement” therapy have for years been among the most widely prescribed medications in The United States. They have been prescribed most often at menopause for symptoms such as hot flashes and night...

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  • Diet and Your Bones – By Desmond Ebanks, MD

    As a doctor practicing integrative medicine, I find that education is as important to my patients as anything else I do. We focus on maintaining health and vitality of individuals instead of curing diseases, so dietary and...

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  • Heart Health – By Dr. Renee Mammone, N.D

    The heart works hard beating about 100,000 times a day and keeps blood pumping throughout your body. Some easy ways to evaluate the health of your heart is pulse rate and blood pressure. The faster your pulse...

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