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Eat breakfast to lose weight

February 3rd, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Plan ahead to ensure you eat breakfast If you’re like most Americans, you eat a high-carb breakfast packed with grains, dairy, and sugar, or you don’t eat breakfast at all either because you’re too busy or you want to lose weight. Either way, you’re not [...]

Many girls’ ADHD misdiagnosed as depression, anxiety

January 28th, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: ADHD is not just for boys When we think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) we think of the boys — they’ve received the lion’s share of diagnoses and attention. But turns out we’re focusing mainly on characteristically boys’ symptoms, leaving a lot of girls [...]

Busting the low-fat myth: Cholesterol is good for you

January 21st, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: The brain needs cholesterol If you’re one of the many people with high cholesterol, you may have been prescribed statin drugs and told to eat a low-fat diet — the standard advice for decades. However, experts have now reviewed the research and found there is no [...]

Loneliness is bad for your health

January 16th, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Socializing is part of your health plan Everyone feels lonely from time to time. Maybe you miss a party, move to a new city, or lack a close circle of friends. Ideally, loneliness is temporary, but when it becomes chronic, it can have far-reaching consequences for [...]

Is undiagnosed PTSD causing your chronic stress or fatigue?

January 6th, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: PTSD therapy may be part of your plan Are you chronically stressed out, chronically fatigued, or both? Are you careful about your diet and lifestyle but nothing works? You may want to consider whether post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) plays a role in your poor stress-handling ability. [...]

Recovering from sugar and alcohol hangovers

December 30th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: How to recover from hangovers With the promise of good intentions around the corner, the end of the year can turn into a downward spiral of too much sugar and alcohol. It’s hard to get back on the healthy eating wagon, but knowing a few things [...]

Don’t let travel derail your autoimmune management

December 16th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Travel doesn’t have to undo your good work Managing an autoimmune condition is hard enough. Throw in holiday travel, staying with relatives, meals out, and exhaustion, and autoimmune management goes to a new level of difficulty. However, failing to follow your plan can wreck the holidays [...]

Maternal PCOS can raise the risk of autism in children

December 10th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Tend to hormonal imbalances before pregnancy As a clinical nutritionist and chiropractic neurologist, I support patients from Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other areas of the Capital District for various chronic health issues, including leaky gut, obesity, chronic fatigue, brain disorders, autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, sleep problems, [...]

Did childhood trauma play a role in your autoimmunity?

December 2nd, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Heal old wounds to manage autoimmunity As a clinical nutritionist and chiropractic neurologist, I support patients from Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other areas of the Capital District for various chronic health issues, including leaky gut, obesity, chronic fatigue, brain disorders, autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, sleep problems, [...]

The mass extinction of species happening in your gut

November 25th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Keep your gut bacteria diverse with veggies You probably already know the planet is experiencing an extinction crisis; scientists estimate we’ll lose up to 50 percent of current species during the next 20 years. But did you know there’s also an extinction crisis of gut bacteria [...]