The Food Doctor

Pseudotumor Cerebri and the Importance of Eye Exams

Annual visits to the eye doctor are recommended for everyone, but people with certain ailments must go more often. Pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) is a condition in which excess cerebral spinal fluid accumulates in the brain. This often leads to symptoms of a tumor, although there is no tumor present, only pressure and excess cerebral spinal […]

3 Beneficial Uses Of Stem Cells

Stem cell treatments — especially those involving embryonic stem cells — have received a great deal of news coverage in recent years. And yet many people aren’t fully aware of the benefits that stem cell treatments can yield for patients suffering from a variety of conditions. In fact, stem cells are the only type of cells capable […]

3 Things You Need To Know About Orthotics For Hallux Rigidus

Hallux rigidus, also called stiff big toe, refers to arthritis of the big toe joint. People with hallux rigidus have pain, swelling and stiffness around their big toe joint. Activities like flexing the big toe or walking can be challenging, but fortunately, many treatments are available for this condition, including orthotics. Here are three things […]