Woad is one of my favorite anti-virals. It’s great for colds and flu. It’s one of the supplements that I consider for Covid. Woad (Isatis tinctoria) has been used in Chinese Medicine for 2,000 years. In addition to being a great anti-viral, it is also anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-parasitic. It’s a great immune booster. For […]
Posts in the COVID-19 category:
The Fifth Wave: Merry Christmas, Omicron is Dominant, Most Cases That We’ve Seen So Far. Dr. Michael’s Covid Update for 12/17/2021
We’ve had more new Covid cases this past week in Cuyahoga County than at any time during the pandemic. Previously, the most new cases that we’ve seen in a week was last December when we had around 7,500 new cases. This past week, we had 10,629 new cases. This is an 81.8% increase from the […]
The Fifth Wave: Concerns and Precautions Heading into the Holiday Season. Dr. Michael’s Covid Update For November 20, 2021
Covid Mini Update for 12-10-21: 24% Higher than last week. We had a big jump after the Thanksgiving Holiday. Cases rose 24% from the week before. From December 2 through 8, Cuyahoga had 5847 new cases. One year ago, we were peaking with new cases. December 2-8, 2021 saw 7154 cases. Unlike a year ago, […]
Mini Covid Update For September 3.
New Covid cases are continuing to be high. There was a slight increase from 1886 to 2039 new cases over last week. This is an increase of 8%. I’m actually expecting that this wave will peak within the next few weeks. If we are lucky, it is peaking now. I personally was sick this week […]
Covid-19 Update for July 2, 2021: Cases Rising, Delta Variant Spreading, Antibody Testing.
Update 8-6-2021: We are currently doubling our numbers every 1 1/2 weeks. We had 784 new cases in the last week. Up from 476 the week before. Cases increased 65% over last week. Update 7-23-21: We had over 300 new cases this week. This is an increase of 75% over last week. At this rate, […]
Relaxation of Covid-19 Protocols: Dr. Michael’s Update for June 18, 2021
Update 6-25-2021: Cases this week dropped 24% over the week before. Not as good as the previous two weeks, but still a significant reduction. In the past week, according to the Ohio Board of Health, Covid-19 cases have dropped by 39% over last week. As such, we will be relaxing our Covid-19 protocols at the […]
Tracking Covid Cases in Cuyahoga County, The Delta Variant, Vaccines for Those Who Have Had Covid? Dr. Michael’s Covid-19 Update for June 12, 2021.
Update 6-12-21: I was just reminded that by donating blood, you get a free Covid antibody test. (Thanks Susan!) For the last month, I’ve been tracking new Covid cases in Cuyahoga County. I’ve been using the data from the Cuyahoga Board of Health’s website to calculate the previous 7-day average from Friday to Thursday. I […]
Numbers Dropping, Variants, Warning for Unvaccinated, Lifting of Health Order, We Will Still Require Masks, Future Changes in Our Protocols. Dr. Michael’s Covid-19 Health Update for May 15, 2021.
Update 6-4-21: The 7-day rolling average is now 36.4 cases per day in Cuyahoga County. For the last three weeks, cases have dropped about 25% per week. Update 5-28-21: Currently Cuyahoga’s 7-day rolling average is just under 51 cases per day. This is down from 66 cases a week ago and around 90 cases two […]
Entering the Fourth Covid Wave The B.1.1.7 Strain Is Now Dominant, Affecting Children and a Diminished Vaccine Efficacy. Dr. Michael’s Covid-19 update for April 10, 2021.
We are entering the Fourth Covid Wave in the US. While experts hope that this wave won’t be as deadly, there are some real dangers because of the now dominant B.1.1.7 strain. The B.1.1.7 strain was originally discovered in the U.K. and unfortunately, it is more contagious and more deadly than the original strain., While […]
Covid-19 Vaccine Safety Resources.
by Dr. Michael Polsinelli Updated 1-23-21 Updated 1-30-21 As someone who has devoted a significant part of my life to health and natural healing, I’ve never considered getting a flu shot. I’ve not had any vaccinations or antibiotics since I was a teenager. At the same time, I have tried to avoid imposing my personal […]
Vitamin D To Prevent Severe Covid-19 Infections.
At the beginning of March, I said that the most important supplement to take in order to resist a Covid-19 infection or reduce the severity of one is Vitamin D. Vitamin D is normally made from getting sunlight on our skin. Unfortunately, most people living this far north are deficient in Vitamin D. This is […]
Dr. Michael’s Covid-19 Update for August 7
Unfortunately, we are still living in a pandemic. Fortunately, fewer infected people are dying now than in the spring. I still believe that vitamin D plays a role in diminishing the severity of symptoms and can explain part of the drop in mortality. Medical doctors are also getting better at treating patients. I expect the […]
Dr. Michael’s May 16 Covid-19 Update on Massage and Office Procedures.
Massage Update Jordan plans to resume massage sessions on May 26, and she is looking forward to being back with you. While she will continue to work Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, she has shifted her times to allow for additional cleaning and sanitizing. Six-foot distancing is not possible during massages, so all clients will be […]
Federal Government Designates Chiropractic As Essential: Dr. Michael’s Covid 19 update for 4-12-20
Recently, the Department of Homeland Security specifically included chiropractic in their guidance on essential and critical workforce. This is the same position that the Ohio State Chiropractic Association has been telling its members. Not all chiropractors are staying open though. I know several that have closed during this crisis because they are at risk or […]
Dr. Michael’s Covid-19 update for March 29
Each time we leave our houses, we run the risk of exposing ourselves to the coronavirus. Recent studies have suggested that infections in Ohio will peak during May, which means, we are a long way to the end of this crisis. My biggest fear is that I become an asymptomatic carrier for the coronavirus and […]
I Will Be Available During “Stay At Home” Order: Covid-19 update
On Sunday, March 22, the Director for the Ohio Department of Health, Dr. Amy Acton, issued a mandatory Stay At Home Order. This order will go into effect at 11:59 PM on Monday, March 23rd. It instructs residents to basically stay home until Monday, April 6. All non-essential businesses will be closed during that time. […]