Curtis’s Note: 5-HTP does appear to show some promise in treating mild forms of depression. However, there are concerns. The studies that were done weren’t well designed or well ran. Also, few studies are being none nowadays since there is little financial incentive with drugs like Prozac and Paxil on the market. 5-HTP raises serotonin […]
Can Supplementing With 5-HTP Help Treat Depression?
A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can drive you crazy and be quite painful. Normally a doctor would prescribe antibiotics – the most popular being Bactrim, Cipro and Macrobid. However, these medications come with problematic side effects and I see quite a few patients who may get relief but then the UTI comes back. UTIs […]
Summary: Turmeric is a plant that grows wild in India. Curcumin is a group of compounds in Turmeric so you’ll often see turmeric referred to as curcumin. Studies have shown that turmeric lowers inflammation and provides as good of pain relief – and in some cases better – than prescription drugs like ibuprofen and diclofenac. […]
Estimated time (including preparation): 10 to 15 minutes Ingredients Needed: 1 pound grass fed organic cubed steak 2 whole organic eggs 1 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning 1 cup Almond Flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill this time – but any type would work) Leftover bacon grease (or […]
Dear Curtis: My doctor said it’s OK for me to take fish oil but was wondering if it can interact with any prescription medications? The popularity of fish oil has exploded in recent years. Some of that popularity is warranted – some isn’t. But when it comes to interacting with prescription medications there are some […]
Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a substance that can be made in your body or sourced from some foods – but the amounts available in foods is very small. In your body is actually acts like B-complex vitamins and is often referred to as ‘vitamin like’. It has a number of functions in your body […]