Health Conditions

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on Health Conditions...
Functional diagnostic medicine

Functional diagnostic medicine

Functional diagnostic medicine offers a new, effective approach to understanding the underlying causes of chronic diseases.
My blood pressure quest. Chapter 4: results of my detox program

My blood pressure quest. Chapter 4: results of my detox program

The results of my mercury detox were disappointing, so I had to decide what to do next.
COPD – its not just your lungs

COPD – its not just your lungs

Sixteen million Americans have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a condition characterized by ...
Herbal formulas effective against Lyme

Herbal formulas effective against Lyme

In 10-20% of those infected with Lyme disease a normal course of antibiotics (doxycycline is most commonly used) ...
How touch strengthens your immune system

How touch strengthens your immune system

Touching is a powerful way to strengthen the immune system.
Restless leg syndrome and gut bacteria

Restless leg syndrome and gut bacteria

Restless leg syndrome has been linked to small intestine bacterial overgrowth.
Many people with “carpal tunnel syndrome” are misdiagnosed

Many people with “carpal tunnel syndrome” are misdiagnosed

Carpal tunnel syndrome is most often only one part of a combined pattern of stress affecting the neck, shoulders and arms.
Why sunscreen may actually do you more harm than good

Why sunscreen may actually do you more harm than good

Sunscreen blocks many of the health benefits of sun exposure.
Want to control your blood pressure without pharmaceuticals?

Want to control your blood pressure without pharmaceuticals?

Natural remedies for high blood pressure

Newest Research Findings on Health

Four more research articles reinforcing the need to build health from the inside and avoid a chemicalized approach to health.

Latest Research on Touch and Health

Summaries of four recent scientific articles in the growing field of touch and health.

Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms and What They Mean For You

Many are finding health renewal in adopting a gluten-free eating approach. Could you benefit from eliminating gluten from your diet?
Frailty syndrome

Frailty syndrome

Frailty is becoming a major concern of physicians treating the elderly. Discover some of the components of frailty that gerontologists are studying in this guest post provided by Laurie G. Jacobs, MD of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Fix Acid Alkaline Imbalance – One of the Ways to Improve Kidney Function

Kidney researchers have shown that fixing an acid diet protects the kidneys from damage.

Fix acid alkaline imbalance: One of the ways to improve kidney function

Kidney researchers have shown that fixing an acid diet protects the kidneys from damage.

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