Sunscreen Without Estrogen Mimickers 20% Off For July

Summer is here, and sunscreen without estrogen mimickers is 20% off for July. Environmental estrogens can increase the risk of breast and other estrogen based cancers. I see estrogen mimickers play a large role in low back pain. Read more here.   Sunscreen Without Estrogen Mimickers 20% Off For July

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2016: The Dirty Dozen: 12+ Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic

This weeks Topic of the Week. The Environmental Working Group just released their 2016 Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce. They state that we should avoid pesticides because they are designed to be toxic. They are created to kill organisms that we consider undesirable. Unfortunately these same chemicals can lead to many health problems in […]

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But What About the Children? Teen Vaping and E-cigarettes

Recently the Royal College of Physicians issued a report “Nicotine without smoke: Tobacco harm reduction”. In it they state that long-term harm from e-cigarettes and vaping is 95-98% less than smoking. The report concludes that  “in the interests of public health it is important to promote the use of e-cigarettes, NRT(Nicotine Reduction Therapy) and other […]

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The Health Benefits of Gelatin and Collagen

What is Collagen and Gelatin? A good quality collagen (aka gelatin) supplement can be a great addition to anyone’s diet. Collagen is the main component of all connective tissue. Connective tissue ties and binds different parts of our body. Collagen is found in skin, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessels. Collagen is a main component of the dentin layer […]

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Picture of where the concentration of isotopes are found in fish.

Safety of Pacific Fish

Fukushima 4 Years Later A Look Back Four years ago, the world saw the worst nuclear disaster in Fukushima since the Chernobyl disaster in 1988.  Following an earthquake, a tsunami hit the plant causing a meltdown of three of the plants reactors. Radioactive material was released into both the air and into the Pacific ocean. […]

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Product of the Month: Paraben Free Moisturizing Lotion

This month, I am offering Aubrey’s Uncented Ultimate Moisturizing Lotion that is paraben free for 15% off. Paraben compounds are estrogen mimickers and are linked to an increase in breast and prostate cancer. Many people with chronic low back pain and weakness are actually suffering from paraben toxicity. Getting off of paraben products is essential […]

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Fifteen fruits and vegetables that don’t need to be organic.

This weeks Topic of the Week The Environmental Working Group (EWG), just released their Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. In it they rate the pesticide levels in common fruits and vegetables. (You may recognize them as the group behind Skin Deep: The Cosmetics Database, which I have posted on my website.  In an ideal […]

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Toxic Fragrances

This weeks Topic of the Week Toxic Fragrances In a recent study by researchers from the University of Washington, common household scented products were analyzed for toxic chemicals. They analyzed cleaning supplies like sprays and dish detergent, air fresheners, laundry products like detergents and fabric softeners, and personal products like soaps, shampoos. Half of these […]

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Radiation Update: April 10

Radiation Update April 10 It seems that the news coming from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and is being filtered. The situation is still very serious, with new radiation leakages coming out this week. Nothing has changed with my recommendations or point of view: We will have continued exposure to radiation from Fukushima for […]

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Radiation Update April 3rd with New Recommendations

To see my new recommendations without the news or rational, scroll down to recommendations. The situation in Japan is still very serious. Earlier this week, reports of a meltdown or partial meltdown were reported. Some believe that a meltdown explains the “crack” in the concrete that is allowing radioactive water to get into the Pacific […]

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Radiation Levels March 27th Update

Radioactive iodine from the Fukushima nuclear plant has been found in California, Nevada, and now Massachusetts. This has been very small amounts of it and while it poses very little threat, I am still recommending people with low thyroid symptoms to be taking iodine. The situation in Japan is still very serious. Earlier this week, reports […]

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Topic of the Week: Radiation Update

Sign up for Dr. Michael’s email updates. On March 11th, an earthquake in Japan caused a Tsunami that killed upwards of 20,000 people. The Tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant which houses six nuclear reactors. Power and the ability to cool the reactors failed. Explosions with release of radiation occurred at reactors number 1, […]

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Monitoring Radiation Levels

Reuters is reporting that there is radiation was found in milk and spinach close to the reactor site in Japan. The New York Times has been running updates on what is happening at each of the reactors. A cause for concern is that reactor number 4 hasn’t been updated since Thursday where the spent fuel […]

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As “increased” radiation hits California: Still no cause for panic.

Drudge and other news sites have been reporting that radiation is expected to hit California on Friday. According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Los Angeles’ background radiation levels are about 10-12 microrem/hour. This is equal to 105 millirem/year. Even if headlines blare that  Radiation in Southern California has “DOUBLED” or “TRIPLED” or […]

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As Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Worsens, Still No Danger to U.S.

Wednesday March 16th, 7:15 am. Workers are back at reactor number 4 today after needing to abandon it because of heightened radiation levels. The U.S. Navy is reporting increased radiation levels 200 miles from the reactors. The background radiation has increased to rx Atsugi” href=”http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=63166″ target=”_blank”>20 millirems over 12 hours. This is equal to .02 […]

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Japan Nuclear Crisis Continued (check for updates)

Written Monday, March 14th at 10:05pm. Even though the crisis continues in Japan with more explosions, and more reports of radiation leakage, we are not seeing the type of problems that were found at Chernobyl. The situation can change at any moment, and my thoughts go out to those working on averting another catastrophe. The […]

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Iodine and Radiation

With the radiation leakage from the tragic events in Japan, I’ve been asked if there are anything to worry about. While I believe that 40-50% of my patients could benefit from iodine. I don’t believe that there will be any radiation exposure to us to worry about.%20Iran%20or%20North%20Korea%21%29″ target=”_blank”> Here is a great article that talks about the […]

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Colon Cleansing: The first step

This week’s Topic of the Week. While fiber and intestinal clay products can be beneficial, and help with elimination, they don’t address the underlying problem of colon toxicity. Colonics are good for acute problems, but again, if the underlying problem is not addressed then constipation can occur and there will be a returning need for […]

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Toxins in Cash and Register Receipts?

A new study shows that Bisphenol A is found not only in cash register receipts,  but is also lurking in our dollar bills. How many of us put our receipts with the cash that we get back? I know I do. Bisphenol A is a compound commonly found in plastics. It is an estrogen mimicker […]

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Sex Hormones in Skin Care Products

For years I have been warning about sex hormones that are found in plastics and how they can cause pain especially low back pain. They also increase the chance of breast and skin cancers as well as low sperm count in men and other hormonal problems.  This weekend, I learned that many skin care products […]

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