Benefits of Vitamin B12 Shots Los Angeles

Benefits of Vitamin B12 Shots

What Are The Benefits of Vitamin B12 Shots?

Do we get enough vitamin B12 in our diet or is it necessary to take supplements? We all know that it is important to take in the right amounts of vitamins and minerals in order to stay healthy, right? And,...

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Understanding Food Allergies Los Angeles

Understanding Food Allergies

If a food usually gives you indigestion, does that mean you have a food allergy?

Food allergies seem to be getting more common all the time. Experts agree that this is true but are currently not clear on exactly why it is happening. According to the Centers for Disease...

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chronic fatigue syndrome | functional medicine doctors LA

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Hormone Imbalance

What causes chronic fatigue syndrome?

A quarter of a century has passed since the last episode of the Golden Girls was filmed, but reruns of the award-winning sitcom can be found playing almost every day. Who would have thought that a series about four older women sharing a home in Florida would be so...

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Vitamin B12 and Depression Los Angeles

Vitamin B12 and Depression

How are low levels of Vitamin B12 and depression linked?

While most of us are guilty of making an offhand remark about depression from time to time, like “Yeah, I’m a little depressed today”, true depression is a significant, potentially life-changing condition that affects millions of people. It’s also very complicated; much more so...

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Memory Loss & Cognitive function | Functional medicine LA

Protecting Against Memory Loss

Do mentally stimulating activities protect against memory loss? A recent study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic has determined that engaging in mentally stimulating activities, such as, computer use, craft activities, social activities and playing games decreased cognitive impairment by between 22 and 30 percent. More specifically, it was determined that taking part...

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benefits of vitamin d los angeles

The Benefits of Vitamin D

How important is the sunshine vitamin to our general health?

Vitamin D is called "the sunshine vitamin" because it's produced in the skin in response to sunlight. While we all learned in elementary school how important it is for developing strong bones and teeth, and most senior citizens are constantly reminded that they should take...

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Los Angeles Genetic vs. Genomic Testing

Genetic vs. Genomic Testing

What Is Genetic Testing?

Gone are the days of waiting to develop a disease.  Genomics (the study of DNA sequencing) is offering new possibilities for diagnosing, treating and even preventing diseases.  With currently available genomic testing, it is possible to know what diseases you are at risk for.  With this knowledge, lifestyle changes and even...

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