Archive for May, 2013

Hanging out with friends vital to preventing disease and dementia

May 27th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold explains why socializing with friends is vital to good health While we eat well and exercise to prevent disease, studies show one of the best ways to stay healthy is to hang out with friends. Studies have linked socialization with better heart health, warding [...]

Are gut bacteria making you depressed, anxious, and overweight?

May 22nd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold explains the role gut bacteria play in depression, anxiety, and obesity We all carry trillions of bacteria in our guts, with as many as a thousand different strains. The composition of these strains, or our “bacterial fingerprint,” can influence whether we are prone [...]

Is your brain on fire? Brain fog, memory loss, depression, autism, ADHD…

May 14th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold explains common symptoms that may indicate a “brain on fire” Do you suffer from brain fog — that spacey, detached feeling like your head is in a fish bowl? Do you suffer from depression, or does your child have autism? Are you concerned about [...]

Healthy gifts for Mother’s Day

May 7th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Gift mom with better health When it comes to Mother’s Day, flowers and brunch are lovely, but what most women need is some time off and help around the house. Catching a break in these areas can go a long way to supporting [...]