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Omega 3 Fatty Acids for Eye Health and Dry Eye Disease
Shopping at the grocery store for supplements can be so frustrating and so confusing. In particular, it's hard to determine which omega-3 is best for your eye health and dry eye disease. In this video, I will provide you with information on how to navigate the very confusing world of fish oil and omega-3...
5 Serious Complications From Overwearing Contact Lenses
Contact lenses are a fantastic alternative to glasses. In fact, they allow an estimated 125 million people around the world to enjoy a full field of vision, better comfort, and more flexibility. Plus, they can be worn for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia, and several corneal diseases. To get the most...
Best Dry Eye Masks for Warm Compress (2020)
Do your eyes ever burn, water, or feel gritty? Do they feel dry at the end of the day? If so, you may be suffering from evaporative dry eye disease. To best combat this condition, there are several brands of dry eye masks that you can use to perform a warm compress of your eyelids. In this...
6 Nutrition Tips For Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Have you been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? Are you looking for nutrition tips to best manage your PCOS? In this article, I'll define PCOS and provide you with six nutrition tips to best manage this condition! What is PCOS? PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, is an endocrinological disorder affecting...
Conquering Brain Fog: 5 Tips For a Clearer Mind
There's nothing more frustrating than the inability to focus when faced with a long to-do list. Time continues to tick away, and you've yet to check a single item off the list. While a lack of focus happens to us all from time to time, when you're consistently struggling to think clearly, you could be experiencing a...
Dyslexia Explained
One of the most common learning disabilities, dyslexia is a language-based condition that impacts the lives of many. Dyslexia has the potential to cause children to have difficulty performing in school and in early employment opportunities. When dyslexia is appropriately identified and addressed, both young people and adults lead productive and satisfying lives while managing the effects...
The Dangers of High Blood Pressure
Did you know that high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the most common conditions in the United States? According to the American Heart Association, more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure.  As a clinician, I see patients every day with this condition. However, it rarely causes symptoms. Very...
Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runner's Knee) - What You Need To Know
One of the most common causes of knee pain that I have encountered in practice, especially amongst active individuals, is pain related to patellofemoral syndrome. Commonly called “runner’s knee,” it is often manifested by pain under or around the kneecap. In this article, you'll learn all about patellofemoral syndrome, including what it is, why it occurs, and how it...
3 Ways To Manage Multiple Sclerosis at Home
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition where the body’s immune system destroys the protective nerve coverings and can be difficult to live with. The damage that occurs causes an impaired nerve impulse and leads to common symptoms such as fatigue, pain all over the body, changes in sensation, muscle stiffness, muscle paralysis, impaired coordination, and vision changes. Symptoms of...
ADHA Treatment Options (Including Medical and Non-Medical Alternatives)
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder that causes children and adults to display impulsive behaviors, experience difficulty focusing, and symptoms of restlessness. A condition that is closely related to ADHD is attention-deficit disorder, also known as ADD. While ADD is no longer a recognized diagnosis by the Fifth Edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical...