Monthly Archives: August 2019

What to Expect With Cataract Surgery 07105 NEWARK What to Expect With Cataract Surgery What Is a Cataract? It’s a cloudy area in the lens of your eye. It can make your vision dim, blurry, or cloudy, and colors might look faded. A cataract also might make you more sensitive to light, or you might have trouble seeing at… Read more »

The 6 Fitness Mistakes Trainers See Most Often 07105 NEWARK The 6 Fitness Mistakes Trainers See Most Often We all make mistakes – even in our fitness habits. These mistakes can keep us from seeing the progress we were hoping for, or may even lead us to become discouraged with our routines, so it’s important to correct them!  Here are some… Read more »

Vitamins You Need as You Age 07105 NEWARK Vitamins You Need as You Age Calcium With age, you can start to lose more of this mineral than you absorb. That can make your bones break more easily (osteoporosis), especially for women after menopause. Calcium helps your muscles, nerves, cells, and blood vessels work right. You get most of it… Read more »

As Americans get heavier, obesity-linked cancers may strike earlier 07105 NEWARK As Americans get heavier, obesity-linked cancers may strike earlier Linda Carroll Increasing numbers of middle-aged Americans appear to be developing cancers that can be associated with obesity, new data suggest. And the increase in these cancers among 50- to 64-year-olds parallels the rising rates of obesity, researchers say. In their analysis… Read more »

The Truth About Carbs 07105 NEWARK The Truth About Carbs fatWhat Are Carbs? They’re one of three types of food that give your body energy. The other two are proteins and fats. Together, they provide the fuel your body uses to build and repair itself. Carbs break down into glucose (sugar) that you can use right away…. Read more »

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations 07105 NEWARK Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 194 surgeons to see whether they would… Read more »

Dr. Lane’s Thoughts XV 07105 NEWARK 1) A great writer wrote this “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just… Read more »

Conditions That Affect Men and Women Differently 07105 NEWARK Conditions That Affect Men and Women Differently Heart Attack The telltale heart attack sign of feeling like there’s an elephant sitting on your chest isn’t as common in women as it is in men. Many women feel upper back pressure, jaw pain, and are short of breath. Or they may feel… Read more »

A Visual Guide to Sciatica 07105 NEWARK A Visual Guide to Sciatica What Is Sciatica? Sciatica refers to back pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve. This is a large nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. When something injures or puts pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause… Read more »

Get your vaccines! 07105 NEWARK Get your vaccines! I have been reading a great deal about people being wary of vaccines.  I have heard many unscientific people with no credentials (or questionable credentials) stating their “truth” about vaccines being dangerous.  The worst was a recent article (August 2019) in the leading chiropractic journal, Dynamic Chiropractic, called… Read more »