COVID-19 and Inflammation

Researchers at Mount Sinai in New York and in the Netherlands have noticed young patients testing positive for COVID-19 have a significant increase in strokes, heart attacks, and pulmonary embolisms. Often these patients have no symptoms of COVID-19, or at most, very mild symptoms. What is happening? Is there a link between COVID-19 and inflammation?…

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Too many patients are showing up at emergency rooms with perilously low oxygen levels, putting them at risk for severe complications and even death related to Covid-19. However, a simple home gadget called a Pulse Oximeter can help patients seek help sooner. The Pulse Oximeter is a small device like a large clothespin. It functions…

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Fast-Carbs

Fast carbohydrates are those starches that are absorbed quickly from our intestinal tracts. This results in these carbs being rapidly absorbed in the body and converted to glucose. This, in turn, causes our pancreas to release large amounts of insulin which tell our body to store fat! It also elevates cholesterol and triglycerides particularly LDL…

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Phthalates and Preterm Births

Phthalates, a group of hormone-mimicking chemicals that are utilized in many of the products we use, may increase the risk for preterm births, a new study suggests. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality, and a recent study discovered that exposure to phthalates, even before conception, may increase the risk of preterm birth.…

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Traditional and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Did you know that most of your essential bodily functions are controlled by the hormones in your body? It’s true. Hormones act as the internal communication system between the cells in your body, directly impacting almost every bodily function. Because of this, when your hormones go out of balance, it has a direct effect on…

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Ready to Book? Call the Salerno Center and ask for Jasmine! Call Now! We are so looking forward to our Tuscany Retreat that we decided to create a little preview of it much closer to home. For those of you who can’t make the Italy retreat or those of you who want to get a…

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Summer Health Tips

With summer finally here, many of us are looking forward to some well-deserved beach time, outdoor activities, barbeques, and other fun-filled summer activities. However, sweet treats, excessive sun exposure, and the tendency to go overboard is a temptation many wrestle with when the weather heats up. The carefree summer lifestyle can quickly take over, making…

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Ready to Book? Contact Marina by email or phone or call the Salerno Center directly! Call Now! Escape the Ordinary to Relax and Renew Vacations are meant to recharge and rejuvenate. But too often our vacations achieve the opposite and we come home feeling like we need another vacation. We have the solution. We have…

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Benefits of the Carnivore Diet

If the idea of having steak for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert appeals to you, you may want to look into the carnivore diet, also known as the “zero-carb” diet. There are many benefits of the carnivore diet, especially if you are trying to address a problem, such as weight loss or have an autoimmune…

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