The Overmedicating of America

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Americans take so many drugs that 100,000 of us die every year because of those drugs. It is not illness that causes those 100,000 deaths, but the damaging effects of drugs taken for illness. Beyond these deaths there are millions of adverse drug reactions every year, resulting in hospitalizations, lost days from work, lost income,… Read more »

Simple Blood Test Shows Blood Sugar Variability Linked to Depression in Elderly

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Hemoglobin A1C is easily measured by a simple in-office test and is an effective indicator of long-term average blood sugar levels in pre-diabetic or diabetic patients. A recent study shows that uncontrolled blood glucose levels over time, measured by Hemoglobin A1C, is associated with an increased incidence of depressive symptoms. The study conducted at Sheba… Read more »

Nasal Ozone (Nozone) for Upper Respiratory Infections and Allergies

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Ozone is a gas produced from oxygen by applying an electrical charge. Ozone has powerful effects in calming inflammation and suppressing infections caused by viruses, bacteria and fungi. Drawn into a syringe, it can be passed through the nostrils into the sinuses to heal infection and reduce allergic symptoms. We have treated patients with chronic… Read more »

Probiotics Can Help with Regularity

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Probiotics can make a difference in elderly patients with irregularity, concluded a systematic review published in April 2017. Approximately half of all elderly patients living in nursing homes suffer from chronic constipation and 56%-75% of institutionalized elderly patients regularly take laxatives or stool softeners. In this specific review, scientists looked at data from 4 randomized,… Read more »

Recent Patient Success Story

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“I have been a patient of Dr. Sosin since 5 years ago. I drive over an hour from Pasadena to see him. After visiting my doctor in Pasadena, I always felt hopeless and defeated, but after visiting Dr. Sosin I always feel very good about my health. Today I told him about my upcoming knee… Read more »

The Impact of Smoking

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Certainly the researchers who published this article in The Lancet would agree – one of the best things you can do right now to greatly improve your overall health is to quit using tobacco products. Read the full article here.

Lower Vitamin D Levels Are Linked with Risk of Stroke

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Low vitamin D levels have been associated in past studies with neurovascular injury – damage to the major blood vessels supplying the brain, brainstem and upper spinal cord. A university of Massachusetts study involving 96 stroke patients assessed blood status of vitamin D. Stroke patients who had low vitamin D levels (less than 30 ng/mL)… Read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration

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Now that Spring is in full swing it is very easy to get dehydrated, especially in hotter parts of the country and when it is humid outside. Remember, you can be dehydrated even before you feel thirsty. In people over age 50, the body’s thirst sensation diminishes and continues diminishing with age. Many senior citizens… Read more »

What Is Ozone Therapy?

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Ozonotherapy is the use of medical grade ozone, a highly reactive form of pure oxygen, to create a curative response in the body. The body has the potential to renew and regenerate itself. When it becomes sick it is because this potential has been blocked. The reactive properties of ozone stimulate the body to remove… Read more »