Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

What causes a hangover

April 23rd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Knowing how alcohol affects you may affect how much you drink It’s no secret that drinking too much alcohol can cause a hangover. Have you ever wondered what goes on inside your body that could cause so much suffering? The facts are intriguing, and may even [...]

Got allergies? Fix your gut

April 2nd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Allergy relief begins with the gut When the sneezing, sniffling, and runny eyes of springtime kick in, most people grab for the allergy pills, antihistamines, and eye drops. But did you know you can greatly relieve if not banish your allergy symptoms by [...]

Why Eating Breakfast Prevents Weight Gain and Fatigue

November 21st, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Eating breakfast is one way to lose weight Breakfast is the easiest meal to skip—mornings are rushed and many people don’t have an appetite when they wake up. Some people even feel nauseous in the morning (which indicates a blood sugar disorder). But [...]

How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

September 18th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: Reframe your approach to exercise to find the motivation Exercise is the golden bullet when it comes to lowering your risk of heart disease, bone loss, dementia, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and a long list of other modern health maladies. Yet many Americans [...]

Can Gluten Intolerance Cause Infertility? Natural Help in Clifton Park, NY

June 26th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY: Celiac disease and gluten intolerance is linked with infertility in both women and men Couples trying to conceive may want to add a gluten-free diet to their regimen. Research shows a clear link between celiac disease (gluten intolerance) and infertility in both women and men. Infertility affects about [...]

Type A Person with Adrenal Fatigue? Here’s What to Do

June 13th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY: Type A personalities need to moderate energy to avoid crashing Are you the kind of person who races through life at a 100 miles an hour? Is your motto, “Plenty of time for rest in the grave”? Do caffeine and energy drinks fuel your waking hours? If so, [...]

So Just How Stressed out Are You? An Adrenal Saliva Test Can Show You

May 15th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

It’s a constant refrain: We’re too stressed out. But how stressed out are we really? An adrenal saliva test can tell you whether your cortisol (the stress hormone) is too high or too low, whether your circadian rhythm (the sleep-wake cycle) is normal, and also pin point the cause of your symptoms: adrenal fatigue or [...]

Not just for Children—Adults Need Play for Stress Relief

April 17th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

While the importance of play for children is well understood, many don’t realize it’s a necessary form of stress relief for adults. One also could argue it’s the most enjoyable part of a wellness plan—say compared to giving up donuts or eating more broccoli—but can take just as much thought and practice to implement. Scientists [...]

Heart disease is an inflammation disease

February 14th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

You could eat a “heart-healthy” diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight and still be at risk for heart disease. Why? Because the root cause of heart disease is inflammation, and managing inflammation goes beyond standard prevention advice. The whole grain diet, inflammation, and heart disease Are you following popular guidelines by eating a [...]

Childhood stomach aches linked with adult depression and anxiety

February 7th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Many dismiss childhood stomach aches as a normal part of growing up. However research shows that chronic childhood stomach aches could result in anxiety and depression later in life. A Stanford University researcher found that gastric irritation early in life could pave the way for lifelong psychological problems. Of course, not all childhood stomach aches [...]