Is a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Healthy?

Q: I've been in practicing yoga for several years, and been moving towards a vegetarian/vegan diet, as suggested by my yoga teacher. However, I've been hearing from others that I'm making a mistake going in that direction. Can you help clear this up for me? Dr. Saltzman: Although a number of people will do well [...]

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What’s Causing My Skin Rash?

Q: I recently broke out in itchy and unsightly rashes on my arms. I've never experienced skin rashes before. A friend suggested it could be related to diet and digestion. Any truth to that? Dr. Saltzman: Yes.  There are a couple of things to consider first.  Have you eaten anything new in the past few [...]

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Cure Seasonal Allergies with Homeopathic Medicine

By Susanne Saltzman, MD With allergy season upon us, it’s important to know that there are natural alternatives to over-the-counter drugs like Claritin and Allegra. Allergy sufferers know that these drugs do not cure; they merely provide temporary relief of symptoms.  Rather than just treating the symptoms or avoiding the allergen itself, like pollen [...]

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