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Health vs the Virus:  It’s the Terrain

Health vs the Virus: It’s the Terrain

Why do some people get really sick with viral infections and others do not?  It is not the virulence of the virus.  That generally remains the same across strains. It may be viral load, with health-care workers at greater risk.  Mainly, however it is the terrain, not...

Vascular Health:  What Holds the Blood

Vascular Health: What Holds the Blood

Our vascular health could be called our most precious asset.  The health of the vast network of blood vessels, that allows our life blood to course through to every tiny corner of our bodies. If our blood vessels are damaged sufficiently, our blood leaves us. It is as...

Life, the Vagus Nerve and HRV

Life, the Vagus Nerve and HRV

The connection between Life, the Vagus Nerve and HRV. With apologies to Douglas Adams. Life.  What is the drive that appears to be so pervasive as part of the human condition?  Does the Vagus Nerve and Heart Rate Variability (HRV) give us insight into life and the...

IVC for Acute Viral Infections

IVC for Acute Viral Infections

Does IVC (Intravenous Vitamin C) work for Acute Viral Infections? An apt foray into Evidenced Based Medicine. The answer to this question is how much evidence do you need.  At times we may long for a binary answer to all questions in health:  yes or no. Of course, if...

Numbers, Numbers, Numbers

Numbers, Numbers, Numbers

Not in my lifetime or probably ever, have we been so inundated with numbers.  Each day brings a new headline. Predictions of how long this pandemic will last, predictions of numbers of deaths, the actual numbers of death by day, month and country abound. The numbers...

Cindy at the A4M conference in Los Angeles 27-29 Feb

Cindy at the A4M conference in Los Angeles 27-29 Feb

Furthering the A4M Fellowship, Cindy will be attending a course on Cardiology. Cardiology will highlight clinical cardiovascular information, through an overview of didactic learning, case studies, clinical applications, therapeutic guidelines, and extensive faculty...

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