This is How Your Body Reacts to Stress During COVID-19

Have you ever heard the phrase, “ I have a gut feeling”? This saying has more meaning than you may realize. Over the past few decades, researchers have worked to unravel the delicate connections between the human gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota and the brain. The bidirectional communication along the gut-brain axis involves many organ systems, including […]

Top 6 Strategies for Managing Stress Around Infectious Disease

Staying informed about the spread of COVID-19 and the measures that you can take to protect your health and the health of your loved ones is critical. However, spending too much time researching coronavirus can negatively impact your sense of wellbeing and compromise your physical health. Reports often contain words like outbreak, pandemic, and quarantine […]

Help Your Immune System

This article discusses how to improve your immune system using botanical (natural) products. A webinar for physicians chaired by Dr. Patrick Hanaway, M.D., the head of the department of functional medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, discussed what may be offered to help our patients immune function against the COVID-19 virus. The webinar discussed some of […]

A Message To All My Valued Patients

In the wake of the concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, also referred to the Coronavirus, I would like to request all my patients to consider the following: 1. Spinal adjustments improve nervous system function. The nervous system orchestrates all other organ systems including the immune system. 2. Eat healthy. Nutrient rich foods support a healthy […]

AN URGENT AND SINCERE MESSAGE TO MY PATIENTS – JULY 2020

I hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy. For the past few months the COVID-19 pandemic has consumed our thoughts.  I will get right to the point. In the absence of a medical treatment for this disease, peace of mind may be yet to come. If you have co-morbid illness(s), such as diabetes, […]

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Quest Labs, one of the nations largest diagnostic lab facilities, has been FDA approved for serum Antibody testing. This single tube blood draw can determine if you have been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 4 months and actively have antibodies. This test is 99% accurate. The test is less accurate if exposure was within […]

Nutrition and Immunity

Dr. Steven Rudack, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Las Vegas, NV

During the flu season or times of illness, people often seek special foods or vitamin supplements that are believed to boost immunity. Vitamin C and foods like citrus fruits, chicken soup, and tea with honey are popular examples. Yet the design of our immune system is complex and influenced by an ideal balance of many […]