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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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Popular consensus in our culture glorifies fish and seafood as health-promoting foods. They are not.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition that can severely impact the quality of life of those who suffer from it. The primary focus of a successful treatment regimen for patients with sleep apnea should target sustained, long-term weight loss and lifestyle adjustments.
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