Archive for December, 2013

One in five children have a mental disorder; lower the risk before pregnancy

December 25th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Childhood brain disorders on the rise One in five American children today has a mental disorder and the rate is rising, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Affecting 13 to 20 percent of youth under 18, mental disorders impact a child’s [...]

What is MTHFR and why does it matter?

December 18th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: What to know about MTHFR defects If you read the latest health news, you may have seen the acronym MTHFR popping up a lot recently. MTHFR stands for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, an enzyme that plays a role in processing the nutrient folic acid/folate into a form the [...]

Reacting to fermented foods? Could be a histamine intolerance

December 10th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: How to know if you have a histamine tolerance Are you eating a good diet and finding certain healthy foods, such as sauerkraut, are causing hives, swelling of the face or throat, a headache, nasal congestion, skin problems, a racing heart, anxiety, watery red eyes, heartburn, [...]

Good balance equals a better brain

December 3rd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Take care of your balance to take care of your brain Do you wobble if you stand on one foot? How about with your eyes closed? If you walk in a straight heel-to-toe line do you stumble? How about with your eyes closed? If you stand [...]