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On January 12, 2012 By Brian Bark, M.D.
Diet and Weight Loss Supplements If You Have High Blood Pressure Your doctor just told you that you have high blood pressure (hypertension) and you need to lose weight. You may have felt that you cannot do it alone and decided to learn more about over-the-counter diet supplements. You probably have come across various products, [...]Continue Reading →
Migraine Headaches Migraine headaches are a very common problem in the United States. Over 28 million Americans suffer from migraines, typically occurring between the ages of 15 to 55. If you are lucky enough not to suffer from this often disabling condition, chances are you know someone who does. Migraine headaches appear to cluster in families, with 70-80% of migraine [...]Continue Reading →
On November 13, 2011 By Brian Bark, M.D.
Hypertension Hypertension is simply the medical term for high blood pressure. This is a chronic condition that affects 1 in 3 adults in the United States. Hypertension increases your risk of having a stroke, heart attack, developing heart failure, kidney disease, and premature death. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against artery walls when your heart is pumping blood (systole) [...]Continue Reading →
Definition: Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time. Osteoporosis Background Review Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease which occurs when the body does not make enough new bone, when old bone is excessively broken down, or if existing bone is weakened secondary to it’s chemical structure (i.e. such [...]Continue Reading →
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