Cytokine Storm

It has become increasingly clear that the most serious outcome of COVID-19 is the so-called cytokine storm, which occurs in a small majority of patients, but which is responsible for the deadly outcomes. What is the Cytokine Storm? Cytokines are cell signaling molecules that drive cells to areas of inflammation, infection, or trauma. They essentially…

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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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This cold and flu season has come in waves and has been particularly hard on everyone. Keeping yourself healthy as possible has an impact on your body’s ability to respond to viruses. Especially against the respiratory illnesses we have been plagued with this year. However, staying healthy doesn’t just include your physical health but your…

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Vitamin Injections vs. Vitamin Supplements

Vitamins are an essential nutrient, one that your body needs to function correctly. Vitamins and minerals perform hundreds of roles in the body and are vital to your overall health and wellbeing. Typically, if you eat a balanced diet, you don’t require a daily multivitamin or a specific vitamin. However, there are some situations where…

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Vitamin C IV Therapy

Whenever a person gets sick, it’s common to hear the age-old advice “take vitamin C.” A vital nutrient, vitamin C is known to help the body heal, as it can help reduce the severity of colds and the flu. Vitamin C is essential to the human body. Without it, a person can end up with…

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During the fall and winter season, the possibility of developing a cold or the flu is high, and this risk can linger for months. We share our environment with foreign microorganisms, which can get us sick, especially if your immune system requires a boost. While cold and flu season is here to stay, at least…

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Measles, a highly contagious sometimes fatal infection characterized by fever, malaise, cough, conjunctivitis and rash, has been a growing concern in our developed country. In recent months, there have been outbreaks of the disease in the New York area. In 2018, New York and New Jersey accounted for more than half of the measles outbreaks…

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treatment for measles

Measles, a highly contagious sometimes fatal infection characterized by fever, malaise, cough, conjunctivitis, and rash, has been a growing concern in our developed country. In recent months, there have been outbreaks of the disease in the New York area. In 2018, New York and New Jersey accounted for more than half of the measles outbreaks…

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Energizing Foods

Many people when they are feeling sluggish reach for an energy drink or a cup of coffee, and while both will certainly give you a pick me up, the after effects are not always so pleasant. This pick me up often leads to an energy crash later, which can make you feel drained and lethargic.…

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