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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.
One of my favorite homemade veggie burgers is my Black Bean and Brown Rice Burger. This is a delicious, filling plant-based burger that makes a wonderful substitute for a ground beef burger. Plus you get all the health benefits to go along with the taste. This recipe is rather quick and simple with only […]
Last fall a bombshell of negative press exploded on the pharmaceutical world, as Big Pharma’s relentless pursuit of higher profits made headlines throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has become increasingly common amongst Western cultures. This chronic disease is now estimated to affect up to 27.8% of North America and 25.9% of Europe.1 With 1 out of every 4 people suffering from this condition, it is not surprising that direct and indirect healthcare costs associated with GERD in the […]
Crohn’s disease is a serious chronic illness affecting millions of people across the globe. Its effects can be debilitating and life changing, but it doesn’t have to.
The best defense against CD is early detection if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of the disease, followed by positive diet and lifestyle changes. Adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet is key to this. Simply receiving a diagnosis of CD without making these diet or lifestyle changes will only guarantee further worsening of the disease.
Be good to your body and your body will be good to you.
On October 31, 2005, my father passed away from complications related to an autoimmune disease. Six years later, in September 2011, after many visits to various doctors and numerous lab tests, I was diagnosed with the same disease—systemic lupus with a positive double marker of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). My ANA was 1:40 and very specific […]
These oatmeal raisin cookies will have you sneaking in seconds and thirds and fourths as the adult in you attempts to justify the empty plate of treats sitting in front of you.
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.
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, BCPS