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Preventing and Treating Myopia (Nearsightedness) With Corneal Refractive Therapy – A Nonsurgical Alternative to Lasik
Myopia, or nearsightedness, affects billions of people worldwide. Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) is a viable option to prevent and treat myopia.
This article explains what HDL cholesterol is, how it works, and how well the approach of taking a pill to correct low HDL levels has worked so far in our quest for better heart health.
This article will review what types of medications and supplements are used to treat osteoporosis, the success rates of these medications, and their potential side effects.
Our diet and lifestyle choices have a big impact on bone health as you can see. Moving away from an animal-based diet and towards a plant-based diet has a positive impact on improving BMD scores and reducing fracture rates. This should be the goal of anyone with osteoporosis or wanting to avoid osteoporosis.
The main objective of this article was to help you understand what osteoporosis is, what the diagnosis and screening guidelines are in osteoporosis, and where these recommendations come from.
The summer edition of Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet on $5 a Day is a great way to pack an array of nutritious, healthy foods with a sufficient amount of calories to keep you going during your busy summer days. The recipes are purposefully created for the warmer weather and include a variety of summertime favorites like dips, burgers, salads, and wraps.
This article will define iron deficiency, explain what causes iron deficiency anemia, and detail treatment options and potential side effects of iron replacement therapy.
I wanted to take time today to highlight one particular class of antibiotics that I think warrants caution before being used. This would be the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics—Levaquin (levofloxacin), Cipro (ciprofloxacin), and Avelox (moxifloxacin).
My Mission To You
My mission is to provide reliable, high-quality, evidenced-based health and wellness information to enrich the lives of both patients and medical professionals alike, with an emphasis on the powers of plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine in the prevention and reversal of our most common chronic diseases.
— Dustin Rudolph, PharmD