Cholesterol is a fat-like waxy substance made by our liver, and found in our blood and throughout all the cells of our body. Cholesterol is essential for our good health and is needed for making cell walls, tissues, hormones, vitamin D, and bile acid. As with so many things regarding our health – amounts matter.
Colitis occurs when an overactive immune system launches an attack on healthy tissue in the gut and causes inflammation of the large intestine.
Did you know that many women have breast tissue that actually extends deep into our underarms?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the sheath that protects our brain and spinal cord nerve fibers, called myelin, undergoes changes and becomes damaged by a person’s own body.
The number one cause of a trip to the emergency room is injury from skiing and snowboarding followed by sledding.
When we get pregnant, suddenly we’re inundated with information about what to do, what not to do, what to eat, to avoid, and then our prenatal providers ask us to decide on various prenatal testing options.