The following is for informational purposes only and not intended to be personal medical advice. We get many questions from our patients as to our opinion on vaccination during pregnancy for pertussis (whooping cough). This is the Tdap vaccine which includes pertussis, tetanus and diptheria. Our current recommendation is to avoid the Tdap during pregnancy. …

Researchers are finding a disturbing correlation between a parasite called Toxoplasmosis and a wide variety of chronic diseases. Toxoplasmosis was recently found in humans to interact with over 3,000 susceptibility genes to diseases such as: Schizophrenia Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s disease Cancer Heart disease Multiple Sclerosis Bipolar disorder Depression ADHD Lupus Autism Asthma The estimated number of …

A recent series of studies have shown incredible effects of a Chinese herbal medicine combination in the prevention of osteoporosis. Researchers looked at hormone deficient rats (a menopause model of osteoporosis), rats that had bone loss due to inflammation (an immunological model of osteoporosis) and rats that were tail suspended (a model of greatly reduced …

Studies find that radioactive fallout from Fukushima directly and significantly impacted the health of American children and may have been indirectly responsible for over 14,000 US deaths in the year following the incident. The first study looked at thyroid damage which is especially devastating in children. Children born within 4 months of the Fukushima disaster …