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Wireless Technology and Health Issues

Wireless Technology and Health Issues

  Wireless Technology and Health Issues By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH  I never paid attention to the issue of cell phones and cancer  or ANY wireless technology leading to any serious health issue. Like the majority of the population, I used my cell phone and wireless headphones throughout the day, sometimes falling asleep with one […]

The Healthiest Sugar: Regular, Artificial, Stevia, Monk Fruit…

The Healthiest Sugar

  By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH, follow on Instagram  Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, what’s the Healthiest Sugar of All?  I feel like everyone is always searching for the answer to that question. I’m not a big sugar person, but I’m also not one of those “sugar is the enemy” people. My diet is rooted […]

Evidence for the Keto Diet

Evidence for The Keto Diet

    What is the evidence for the Keto diet? Do the risks outweigh the benefits? The Keto diet is incredibly popular. Passionate followers say they feel significantly better on the Keto diet, lose weight and even have better lab values. I have a few friends ( and readers of the Blooming Wellness blog) who […]

A Supplement for Bulimia and OCD : Myo-Inositol

A supplement for bulimia

  By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH, follow me on Instagram!  A Supplement for Bulimia and OCD: Myo-Inositol Rates of Bulimia, OCD and panic attacks are increasing around the globe, as is the search for alternative treatment approaches. Can Myo-Inositol be used safely as a supplement for Bulimia and OCD? What about panic attacks? Let’s take […]

Tryptophan for Depression? What about 5-HTP?

Tryptophan, Depression and Sleep

Tryptophan is most known for causing “Turkey coma” on Thanksgiving Day, but you’ve probably seen it sold in drug stores as a potential cure for depression. Can Tryptophan cure or help with depression? Let’s take a look at the evidence…, but basics first. What is Tryptophan? Tryptophan is an essential amino acid, which means that […]

Alkaline Water and its Health Claims

The Faulty Health Claims of Alkaline Water

  Unless you’ve never set foot into a natural health store, you’ve heard of alkaline water and its health claims. Alkaline water, or high pH water,  is a very popular wellness product and one you’ll see in natural stores across the country. Along with alkaline water, the alkaline diet is also very popular, with many […]

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