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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.
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.
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.
In this article, I will discuss treatment options as it pertains to using diet versus medications in Crohn’s disease.
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.
This kale and butternut squash veggie soup is the perfect way to warm up a cold, chilly winter evening.
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.
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