Archive for September, 2015

Think you don’t need a gallbladder? Think again

September 30th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: The gallbladder is an important organ Have you been told you don’t need your gallbladder? Think again. Sure, you’ll live without it, but the gallbladder is actually a vital digestive organ. The gallbladder stores bile, a chemical made by the liver that emulsifies fat, and secretes [...]

Do you have an inflamed brain? How to tell and what to do

September 24th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Brain fog is a red flag When most people think of inflammation they think of arthritic joints, or maybe a sprained ankle. But did you know your brain can become inflamed, too? The problem is an inflamed brain won’t hurt. Instead you should look for other [...]

Lack of sleep; early mornings cause gene changes

September 15th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Try and work more sleep into your life We all want enough sleep so we’re less cranky and more alert. We want it for our kids too. But recent research found an even more important reason: Sleeping less than six hours a night for one week [...]

Common household chemicals are toxic to your health

September 10th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Danger of common chemicals in bath and home products not taken seriously enough It’s amazing how toxic the standard American household is. Chemicals that are toxic to the brain, immune system, hormonal system, liver, and more are in virtually every household and body product used by [...]

Taking fish oil in teens can help prevent schizophrenia

September 2nd, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Fish oil helps prevent mental illness in some Forget low-fat diets, especially in teens at risk for mental illness — healthy fats are vital for good brain health. They’re so important that fish oil has been shown to prevent schizophrenia in young people who show early [...]