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Dr. Galland Ranked No. 1 in 2014

We are excited to announce that Dr. Leo Galland’s article is the Top Read in 2014 at www.ihs.com, the flagship website for Integrative Health Symposium.  His article on Lyme disease got the most clicks and reads. 

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The Hidden Epidemic of Lyme Disease

Leo Gallandby Leo Galland M.D.

It is time we took a serious look at Lyme Disease.

If not treated early and appropriately, infection with Lyme can produce chronic disease that can cause severe pain, debilitating fatigue, reduced quality of life and neurological problems such as impaired memory and concentration.

The CDC now recognizes that more than 300,000 new infections occur every year in the U.S. Millions of Americans have been infected since Lyme disease was first described in the 1970’s. Continue reading

 

Lyme Disease Alert

by Dr. Michael Fuhrman

 

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector borne illness in the U.S.

 

Traditionally, Lyme disease is defined as a condition caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) and transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks.

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Too Much or Too Little Salt?

Too much sodium in the diet increases the risk for high blood pressure, stroke, heart failure, osteoporosis, stomach cancer and kidney disease.

 

That’s why the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a guideline for sodium intake — less than 2300mg/day for healthy individuals under 50 years old, and Continue reading

 

One in 25 Patients Gets Hospital Infection: CDC

Patients seeking care or treatment in hospitals beware: you could be exposed to infections there.

 

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that about one in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during their hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011.

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Lyme Disease 10 Times Higher Than Reported

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has new estimates that put the number of Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year at around 300,000.

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