by Dr. Oler, ND | Oct 21, 2021 | Allergies, Bone Health, Depression, Immune System, Inflammation, Men's Health, Mineral Absorption, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health
Vitamin D has been in the news a lot lately. In actuality, Vitamin D is in the news all the time, as research is finding that a large portion of the population needs to supplement vitamin D in order to achieve ideal levels. However, every person has unique needs for vitamin D; in this post, we’ll show you how you can determine the exact amount of vitamin D that you need.
by Dr. Oler, ND | Mar 26, 2020 | Health and Wellness, Men's Health, Women's Health
It seems like the two fit hand-in-glove – dry, itchy skin and winter that is. Most people slave on handfuls of lotion to try and make the itching tolerable; while this may work for a short while, it doesn’t help long term. Luckily, there are several natural therapies that can help.
by Dr. Oler, ND | Feb 7, 2019 | Health and Wellness, Men's Health, Women's Health
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. In fact, more than 1 person dies every 38 seconds in the US from cardiovascular disease (CVD). The conventional approach to assessing and treating CVD is to measure and treat high cholesterol. However, research has shown that while cholesterol certainly plays a role in CVD, it likely does not cause it. So what is this approach missing? (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Dec 6, 2018 | Men's Health, Women's Health
It has long been known that statin medications decrease CoQ10 levels in the body and that supplemental CoQ10 can effectively alleviate many of the symptoms of statin medications, including muscle pain, weakness and lethargy. New research indicates that creatine may also help those that suffer from side effects from statins. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Oct 4, 2018 | Health and Wellness, Men's Health, Women's Health
You may want to read that title again just to make sure you read it correctly. Clearly, you shouldn’t take my word for this; I know I couldn’t believe it when it first hit me. However, the growing mountain of data shows that statin medications and lowering cholesterol does not reduce a person’s risk of dying from a cardiovascular event but is associated with a whole host of side effects. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Jul 19, 2018 | Athletic Performance, Health and Wellness, Hormone Imbalance, Men's Health, Naturopathic Medicine, Supplements, Women's Health
Whether people are just starting down the path to optimizing their health or have been following the path for some time, everyone has the same questions: “What supplements and foods should I be consuming? Which ones should I stay away from? What does my body need? and What nutrients do I need to further improve my health?” With all the information out there, it can be impossible for a layperson to navigate this confusing territory. This is where functional testing comes in: to help us determine each person’s exact needs in regards to which foods and supplements they should take and avoid in order to optimize their health. (more…)