COVID-19 Update and Preventative Measures

COVID-19 Update and Preventative Measures

As COVID-19 cases start to accumulate, we are learning more about the virus and why in some cases, the morbidity and mortality might be significantly higher than the common cold or the flu. COVID-19 seems to be attacking Hemoglobin. See COVID-19: Attacks the 1-Beta...
Oxidative Stress: Is Your Body Rusty?

Oxidative Stress: Is Your Body Rusty?

One of the central functions of the human being is the ability to transfer oxygen to the mitochondria of the cell and then utilize that oxygen to create energy. An inability to utilize oxygen creates oxidative stress, which is the buildup of “reactive oxygen...
The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

We, at PatriotDirect Family Medicine believe that time is a gift. In fact, the process of aging is a gift. Many people are not afforded the opportunity to age and to see their loved ones mature and grow. Integral to the aging process is a deepening of our sense of...
Health Benefits of Red Light Therapy

Health Benefits of Red Light Therapy

Red Light Therapy, also known as photobiomodulation, is a therapy designed to use the power of light at a certain wavelength (red and infrared spectrum) to stimulate the healing power of the body. This FDA-approved treatment is safe and effective for numerous health...
Coconut Oil: Good or Bad?

Coconut Oil: Good or Bad?

Many people have become aware of the potential health benefits of coconut oil in last decade; however, conversely, there has also been data from the American Heart Association specifically saying that coconut oil raises risk of cardiovascular disease. A presidential...

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