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    COVID-19 Supplements

    There have been few studies on supplements to prevent or treat COVID-19. Zinc, vitamin C, vitamin D, and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may be helpful. Studies are ongoing to study their benefits. Zinc helps the immune system. It helps the body make antibodies and white blood cells. High dose zinc may reduce the length of common cold symptoms....
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    When to get the flu shot

    There’s a bigger push to get the flu shot this year. Some patients may want to know when is the best time to get flu shots. Flu season doesn’t start until much later in the year. It may help to know if there are any reasons to get it earlier. The most common time for...
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    Avoiding the flu

    Get a flu vaccine. When more people get the flu vaccine, it lowers the spread of virus for everyone.  Wash your hands at least 20 seconds regularly. Wash hand before and after every meal and snack. You can use sanitizer. Sanitizer can kill germs. But, wash your hand is the best. It gets things truly...
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    Flu Shots

    As COVID19 continues spreading throughout the world. It is important to protect yourself and your beloved one from getting sick. We haven’t found vaccine for COVID19 yet, but we have flu shot. Flu season is coming. Flu shot will be very important to reduce flu infections. It can help reduce how bad you get the...
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    Brand vs Generic

    It is easy to get confused when it comes to pick up an over the counter drugs at the drug store. You might hear about generic and brand name. Generic name is a name of the active ingredient. Brand name is the name given by the company that made the drugs.  You might ask yourself...
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    Diabetes & Counting Carbs/Sugars and How it can help

    Diabetic patients may have heard their doctor talk about their A1C test results. The patient may not understand what an A1C test is. And they may not know what lifestyle changes they can make to bring their A1C results into goal range.  What does an A1C tell me? An A1C test helps tell you what...
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    10 Facts about Sunscreen

    Sunscreen is different than sunblock. Sunblock is a better choice for sensitive skin.  Broad spectrum sunscreen protects you from both UVA and UVB. radiation. UVA causes skin aging and wrinkles. UVB causes sunburn and skin cancer.  SPF means Sun Protection Factor. It protects you from UVB radiation only. Higher SPF number means greater protection. ...
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    How to monitor blood pressure at home?

    Eating a healthy diet is a good way to control high blood pressure. It is important to check blood pressure at home often to lower the risk of heart attack and heart diseases. Many people think it is not easy to measure blood pressure at home. Here are three easy steps to keep your blood...
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    Vitamins and supplements

    Some supplements have different compounds of the same element. For example iron, calcium, and magnesium may come in different compounds. Vitamin D also comes in different strengths. These differences may not be easy to understand. Why does this matter? We will use iron as an example. A large amount of iron can be toxic and...
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    The World Isn’t Ending, Even Though You Think It Is

    I hope this blog finds you well in these unprecedented, trying times. After getting this virus, a person starts to feel sick after 2 to 14 days. They are contagious for 10 days. A sick person can spread this virus by sneezing or coughing in the air. This is why it’s important to wear masks....
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