Archive for September, 2012

Low Cholesterol Caution: Why You Need Cholesterol

September 26th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: Beware of Too Low Cholesterol We frequently hear about the dangers of high cholesterol, but keeping cholesterol as low as many doctors recommend may be doing your body more harm than good. Although conventional medicine has demonized cholesterol and many healthy foods as a [...]

How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

September 18th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: Reframe your approach to exercise to find the motivation Exercise is the golden bullet when it comes to lowering your risk of heart disease, bone loss, dementia, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and a long list of other modern health maladies. Yet many Americans [...]

Diet for Diabetes May Be Different Than You Thought—20 Percent Are “Type 1.5”

September 11th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: Your diabetes or blood sugar problems could be partly autoimmune Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) and diabetes are typically linked with a long-standing diet heavy in sweet, starchy foods and processed fats, as well as overeating and a lack of exercise. This is often referred to [...]

When Your Blood Is Drawn Could Affect TSH Level and Hypothyroidism Diagnosis

September 4th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: New study shows it may be best to test your TSH first thing in the morning If you check your thyroid levels in the afternoon with a blood draw, results may come back normal even though you’re hypothyroid, according to a new study. Checking [...]