Archive for October, 2012

Mother’s Inflammation Raises Risk of Child’s Autism, Asthma, and Allergies

October 30th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Do you have an autoimmune disease and would like to conceive? It’s important to balance your immune system first While practitioners of functional medicine have long understood the link between the health of a mother’s immune system and the risk of giving birth [...]

Wake up at 3 A.M. and Can’t Fall Back Asleep? Consider Low Blood Sugar

October 23rd, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Do you wake up every night at 3 a.m.? Here is why and some tips to help you sleep Do you consistently wake up around 3 a.m. and can’t fall back asleep? Although the reasons for sleep problems can be complex, waking up [...]

Vitamin B12 Deficiency More Common Than Thought

October 16th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Could you have a B12 deficiency? Some things to know about this vital nutrient Vitamin B12 deficiency is more common than people realize and can mimic or cause other disorders. A B12 deficiency is linked with memory loss, anemia, cardiovascular disease, and autism, [...]

Are You Alkaline Enough? How to Reduce Acidity for Better Health

October 9th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: Is your body too acidic? How to become more alkaline for better health If your body becomes too acidic it can lead to health problems — good pH balance is necessary for cells to function properly. Too much acidity plays a role in obesity, [...]

Is Your Blood Pressure Too Low?

October 3rd, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: Is your blood pressure too low instead of too high? We all hear about the risks associated with high blood pressure, but having low blood pressure can also pose health risks. When you have low blood pressure your blood, which carries oxygen and nutrients, [...]