Archive for March, 2014

ME/CFS: A new name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

March 25th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Do you have chronic fatigue syndrome? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), a condition of severe, chronic tiredness, is a well-known term in the medical world and affects between one and four million people in the United States. However, since it was coined in 1988, considerable controversy has arisen over [...]

Transition successfully to a special diet

March 19th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Follow these tips to stick to your special diet Are you considering going on a special diet, such as the autoimmune Paleo diet, the leaky gut diet, the SCD diet, or the GAPS diet? The thought of a major diet change can bring feelings of uncertainty [...]

How to go gluten-free the right way

March 11th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Get healthier by going gluten-free the right way Anyone concerned with health and wellness has heard about the gluten-free diet. Eliminating gluten is critical for those who have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. What many gluten-free newcomers don’t realize is that many common gluten-free foods contain ingredients that [...]

The functional medicine approach to high blood pressure

March 5th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: How to manage blood pressure naturally The most commonly diagnosed medical condition in the United States is high blood pressure, or hypertension, and blood pressure medications are among the top 10 most commonly prescribed drugs. However, these medications can cause undesirable side effects. It’s better to [...]