Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Even though calcium supplements fall short, a combination of diet supplements helps build healthy bone in those with osteoporosis.
Chiropractic proves up to the challenge of neck pain

Chiropractic proves up to the challenge of neck pain

A new study showed that chiropractors treat neck pain at a lower cost, with far less use of drugs, expensive imaging tests, or surgery.
Quick finish in the half marathon: If you do the work, you get the results!

Quick finish in the half marathon: If you do the work, you get the results!

I set a new personal record in this year's Half Marathon, nearly 15 minutes faster than last year. It's predictable: if you do the work, you get the results
44% reduction in suicidal activity with folate supplementation

44% reduction in suicidal activity with folate supplementation

Supplementation with folate dramatically lowers the rate of suicide and self-harm. It's safe, easy and affordable.
The bacteria in your mouth influence your mood and energy level

The bacteria in your mouth influence your mood and energy level

Scientists have detected an imbalance of microbes in the saliva of young people with suicidal thoughts. This insight could help many others, too.
Another strategy to keep your arteries elastic

Another strategy to keep your arteries elastic

Adequate levels of vitamin K2 are important for cardiovascular health-- they keep your arterial walls supple.
Intermediate-level rotator cuff exercises

Intermediate-level rotator cuff exercises

Many sports activities, including tennis, golf, swimming, or throwing, put a heavy load on the rotator cuff. Even ...
Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Walking up to 10,000 steps a day is good for preventing dementia. Walking fast is even better.
Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements that can help athletes train harder and recover more quickly form a workout
Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Replenish fluid and your carbohydrate and protein stores as soon after a race as possible.
Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies to help you achieve your goals in endurance sports events
Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Basic outline of carbohydrate loading and training strategies for the days leading up to race day
Depression is not due to altered serotonin metabolism

Depression is not due to altered serotonin metabolism

A recent review showed no link between serotonin levels and depression. Here are some natural and effective alternatives to SSRIs.
Knee injections? They don’t help much for arthritis

Knee injections? They don’t help much for arthritis

Four methods to help with osteoarthritis of the knee that may be better than injections of hyaluronic acid.
Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Social support improves health behaviors and helps athletes achieve more. That's the science behind the Happy Trails Running Club.
Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Even though calcium supplements fall short, a combination of diet supplements helps build healthy bone in those with osteoporosis.
Chiropractic proves up to the challenge of neck pain

Chiropractic proves up to the challenge of neck pain

A new study showed that chiropractors treat neck pain at a lower cost, with far less use of drugs, expensive imaging tests, or surgery.
Quick finish in the half marathon: If you do the work, you get the results!

Quick finish in the half marathon: If you do the work, you get the results!

I set a new personal record in this year's Half Marathon, nearly 15 minutes faster than last year. It's predictable: if you do the work, you get the results
44% reduction in suicidal activity with folate supplementation

44% reduction in suicidal activity with folate supplementation

Supplementation with folate dramatically lowers the rate of suicide and self-harm. It's safe, easy and affordable.
The bacteria in your mouth influence your mood and energy level

The bacteria in your mouth influence your mood and energy level

Scientists have detected an imbalance of microbes in the saliva of young people with suicidal thoughts. This insight could help many others, too.
Another strategy to keep your arteries elastic

Another strategy to keep your arteries elastic

Adequate levels of vitamin K2 are important for cardiovascular health-- they keep your arterial walls supple.
Intermediate-level rotator cuff exercises

Intermediate-level rotator cuff exercises

Many sports activities, including tennis, golf, swimming, or throwing, put a heavy load on the rotator cuff. Even ...
Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Walking up to 10,000 steps a day is good for preventing dementia. Walking fast is even better.
Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements that can help athletes train harder and recover more quickly form a workout
Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Replenish fluid and your carbohydrate and protein stores as soon after a race as possible.
Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies to help you achieve your goals in endurance sports events
Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Basic outline of carbohydrate loading and training strategies for the days leading up to race day
Depression is not due to altered serotonin metabolism

Depression is not due to altered serotonin metabolism

A recent review showed no link between serotonin levels and depression. Here are some natural and effective alternatives to SSRIs.
Knee injections? They don’t help much for arthritis

Knee injections? They don’t help much for arthritis

Four methods to help with osteoarthritis of the knee that may be better than injections of hyaluronic acid.
Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Social support improves health behaviors and helps athletes achieve more. That's the science behind the Happy Trails Running Club.

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