Caffeine and the Migraineur- Friend or Foe?

Caffeine and the Migraineur- Friend or Foe?

Caffeine is the world’s most popular drug, found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, and even chocolate. Surprisingly, decaf beverages also contain small quantities of caffeine. And much of the world is addicted, with up to 90% of Americans consuming caffeine on a daily...
The Blind Side- Visual Loss After Stroke

The Blind Side- Visual Loss After Stroke

First, imagine a vertical line coming down and splitting your vision exactly in half. Then imagine your vision on one side of that line being entirely missing, or black.  You would be seeing only ½ of the world.  This is what many patients who have had strokes...
What to Eat, and Not to Eat- That’s the Question

What to Eat, and Not to Eat- That’s the Question

A number of foods have been found to benefit the immune system in a range of ways. One group of foods is thought to reduce inflammation in the body, leading to less wear and tear on all your bodily systems, including your immune system. Adding anti-inflammatory foods...
How Probiotics Can Help Your Immune System

How Probiotics Can Help Your Immune System

By now, almost everyone has heard of probiotics, the active cultures in a range of dairy products such as yogurt, some cheeses and kefir, and in fermented foods such as miso, kimchi and sauerkraut. Most of these are tasty additions to our diet that can also help...