Archive for July, 2014

Too little stomach acid often causes heartburn, not too much

July 29th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Consider stomach acid deficiency with heartburn Are you one of the 20 percent of Americans with acid reflux and heartburn? You’re probably chalking the problem up to too much stomach acid, but in many cases it’s the opposite causing the problems – too little stomach acid is [...]

Nutritional support for getting and staying sober

July 23rd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Ways to encourage success getting sober Headed for the donut tray at the AA meeting? It’s not uncommon for people recovering from alcoholism or other addictions to report a ravenous sweet tooth. Alcohol is essentially fermented sugar and is frequently mixed with something sweet, so the alcoholic [...]

Defend yourself with antioxidants and glutathione

July 15th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Good antioxidant is key to fighting disease You’ve probably seen antioxidant labels on foods and supplements, but what does it mean exactly and what is the best antioxidant to choose? Antioxidant means it prevents oxidation, a process that happens to all cells in nature, including those in the [...]

Natural pain relief for grief and heartbreak

July 9th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Grief and heartbreak are real pain to the brain When someone breaks your heart, a loved one dies, or tragedy of another nature hits you, people often report the grief feels like a physical pain. That’s because your brain reacts to heartbreak or grief the way it would to an [...]

Why getting high on life is good for your immune system

July 2nd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Doing things that make you feel good regulate immune health We all like things that make us high on life — that feel-good rush after exercising, a good belly laugh, playful activities with friends, meditation, a good massage, or a loved one’s touch. These are examples [...]