Health myths surround us these days, producing serious overpayment for legitimate products or worse yet, causing us to throw away money on useless treatments.
Modern versions of “snake oil” salesmen constantly tout ineffective wares, which extend from “alternative” medicines to physical procedures such as acupuncture. Promotions appear in “infomercials”, blaring newspaper ads, and even on national TV.
Here you can learn honest answers from a mainstream physician who has no financial interest other than providing the best possible current advice to interested persons. I cannot diagnose or treat each individual, for that is best accomplished by your personal physician. What I can do is provide you with scientifically-based information about what works, what doesn’t work, and ideas about saving money.