Study: Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo

osteoarthritis_knee_greenmedinfoSurgery probably won’t help you with chronic knee pain.  But here are 10 proven ways to get you safely back in the swing of things.

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee affects over 12 percent of people over 60 years old.[i]  It’s a degenerative disease that causes pain, Continue reading

Tired? How To Super-Charge Your Cells

VitaminC-ClinicalImpactThe Clinical Impact of Vitamin C: My Personal Experiences as a Physician

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The Clinical Impact of Vitamin C: My Personal Experiences as a Physician

VitaminC-ClinicalImpactIs the healing power of Vitamin C too good to be true? Can this inexpensive and convenient vitamin improve and heal the toughest of ailments? by Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD

My ongoing relationship with vitamin C now spans a full 20 years, when I first met Dr. Hal Huggins, Continue reading

Why you’re Probably at Risk for Blood Clots

The latest health news around inactivity is not pretty. In fact, researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital say that sitting too much could up your risk for a potentially deadly blood clot by as much as three-fold. The researchers say that their study is the first to prove that an inactive lifestyle increases the risk of developing a “pulmonary embolism.” A pulmonary embolism happens when Continue reading

Thrombolysis

Thrombolysis, also known as thrombolytic therapy, is a treatment to dissolve dangerous clots in blood vessels, improve blood flow, and prevent damage to tissues and organs. Thrombolysis may involve the injection of clot-busting drugs through an intravenous (IV) line or through a long catheter that delivers drugs directly to the site of the blockage. It also may involve the use of a long catheter with a mechanical device attached to the tip that either removes the clot or physically breaks it up.

Thrombolysis is often used as  an emergency  treatment to dissolve blood clots  Continue reading