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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of U.S. adults have obesity and it now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the United States.  Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes a... read more

The information provided is for general interest only and should not be misconstrued as a diagnosis, prognosis or treatment recommendation. This information does not in any way constitute the practice of medicine, or any other health care profession. Readers are di... read more

Q. What is IV hydration therapy? A.  IV hydration therapy is a treatment that utilizes an intravenous drip to introduce vital electrolytes, minerals, and amino acids directly and immediately into the body. This is beneficial because higher quantities of nutrients ... read more

Vitamin and mineral deficiency not only depletes energy, but also disturbs focus and clarity.  Are your employees getting enough magnesium?  Magnesium is a mineral that’s important for many functions of the human body. As the second most abundant element in... read more

Have you ever been lying in bed at night unable to fall asleep for hours on end?  Do you wake up feeling exhausted and overwhelmed about taking on a busy day of work?  If so, you are not alone; 10 out of every 12 people have experienced this at least 100 times in... read more

Have you ever been lying in bed at night unable to fall asleep for hours on end? If so, you are not alone; 10 out of every 12 people have experienced this at least 100 times in their life. This is better known as insomnia, which is the difficulty of falling or stay... read more

Question- Dr. Kiskila, I would like to lose weight and get in shape this new year, but I do not know where to start.  Do you have any recommendations about how to get going on a new eating and exercise regimen? Answer- Setting goals is a great place to start and t... read more

If you want a quick fix for flagging energy levels there’s no better snack than a banana. Containing three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose, and glucose – combined with fiber, a banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.  Research ... read more

Tis the season of the flu. For some, the flu will keep them home for a few days, then they get better, but for others, it can be serious, even deadly, if you have a health condition like asthma, heart disease, diabetes, or a weakened immune system. The trick is not... read more

In the U.S., we have high rates of chronic pain, autism, ADD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and adult and childhood obesity. Dance is a well-known high calorie burning form of movement and a way to connect with others. In Europe, it’s quite common for medica... read more

What is blood pressure? It’s the pressure that pushes blood to difference parts of our bodies in our circulatory system. Blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls when your heart relaxes between beats. Blood pressure for adults is defined as systolic pre... read more