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 | Apr 18, 2019 | Blood Sugar, Nutrition, Testing Category, Women's Health
Biotin in a B-vitamin that is crucial for blood sugar regulation, hair growth and the health of our skin and nails. However, too much biotin can interfere with many common test results, leading to erroneous results. (more…)
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…)