Bottom Line Health

Diet & Nutrition

Nutrition Tips: Eating a Low-Salt Diet

If you’re age 65 or older, your doctor may have told you to follow a low-salt diet. A low-salt diet,…

Advocacy

Ask the Expert!

Q: I am planning a trip to Europe this summer. To come back to the United States, I’ll have to…

Generic Medicine

Natural Medicine Travel Kit

I love my natural medicine travel kit and firmly believe that no family should be without one. Use it to…

Health Care Providers

Second Opinions: When, Where, and How?

I’m not telling you anything you didn’t know when I recommend seeking medical second opinions. As studies point out, up…

Dental Health

Is This Normal?

I see many patients with hard bumps in their mouths called tori. This is a benign bony prominence that is…

Mental Health

Lessons Learned From the Pandemic

The pandemic appears to be finally winding down, and we can now take a moment to reflect on what we…

Genetic Medicine

Treating Skin of Color

Dermatology is a visual field. In many cases, a skilled physician can make a diagnosis based solely on what something…

Wellness

Gambling Addiction

When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting in 2018, it set the stage for an…

Diseases & Conditions

Cardiac Valve Disease

The “golden years” are meant to be a time of ease and relaxation, of enjoying retirement, and playing with grandchildren,…

Foot Health

Put Your Best Foot Forward

When you think about exercising your core, you probably think about planks, crunches, and other moves aimed at strengthening your…

Brain Health

The Danger of a Bump on the Head

Hitting your head can give you anything from a headache to dangerous bleeding in the brain, and it’s not always…

Brain Health

Real Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Disease

Approved in June 2021, aducanumab (Aduhelm) was the first new drug for patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in 18 years,…

Aging

New Advances in Hair Loss Treatment

About half of women and even more men experience age-related thinning of the hair, but recent advances can slow the…

Alternative Treatments

Tennis Elbow

You don’t have to play tennis to get tennis elbow. In fact, most people who develop this painful condition are…

Mental Health

Your Advocate

Seeking Mental Health Services In addition to the tragic loss of life caused by COVID-19, the pandemic has taken an…