To Your Health

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To Your Health
I consider myself quite healthy at age 42. I have been a strict vegetarian (vegan) for more than 10 years, I exercise and meditate regularly, and have never smoked tobacco. I have two healthy children and I am still having regular, uncomplicated menstrual periods. Is there any reason for me to consider taking food supplements?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 8, 2002

To Your Health
Travel is no fun any longer because of motion sickness. With vacation approaching I would like to head off this problem for my whole family. Where do I start?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 1, 2002

To Your Health
I know acne is not life-threatening, but it makes my life miserable. I am considering AccutaneTM treatment but I'm open to other suggestions.

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 22, 2002

To Your Health
I stopped eating nuts a few years ago when I found out about aflatoxins, but now I am hearing more about nuts being good for us. Should I reconsider?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 15, 2002

To Your Health
I am trying to convince my husband to reduce his salt intake. He doesn't have high blood pressure, but it does run in his family. What reasons can I give him?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 8, 2002

To Your Health
Every once in a while, without overdoing, my back "goes out." It isn't bad enough to see the doctor, and I'm nervous about trying a chiropractor. What else is possible?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 1, 2002

To Your Health
Where else can a teetotaler get the benefits of red wine?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 25, 2002

To Your Health
I want to do everything right for my baby, due in March 2002, so I plan to breast-feed. How long should I give my baby breast milk only? What advantages do breast-fed babies

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 18, 2002

To Your Health
For years my periods have been getting worse, but I'm afraid if I go to the doctor he would find endometriosis, and I don't want to use hormones. Are there any alternatives?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 11, 2002

To Your Health
I am due to have angioplasty in two weeks. I know this procedure is necessary now, but I want to prevent further deterioration of my heart condition. What is helpful?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 4, 2002

To Your Health
I feel very blessed to come from a family that lives long and generally healthy lives. I am 40 and still feel good, but my doctor recommended I take an aspirin tablet every day to prevent heart problems. What are the pros and cons?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, April 6, 2001

To Your Health
I will be undergoing surgery in about a month. Are there certain nutrients that I should take before surgery?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 30, 2001

To Your Health
I have lived in Texas for 20 years. I have a great tan and have always supposed this protected me against skin cancer. Am I right?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 23, 2001

To Your Health
I don't know what to believe about vitamin C! It was always promoted as safe and helpful for flu and colds, and now I hear that it may increase the risk of cancer and heart disease. Is it worth that risk just to take care of a cold?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 16, 2001

To Your Health
Are soy foods really good for us or not?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 9, 2001

To Your Health
Women Can Prevent Heart Disease

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 2, 2001

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