Dr. Laura Miles shares her knowledge on getting healthy and staying healthy through conventional, alternative, and restorative techniques.
Cannabis and Heart Disease
If you believe all the hype, cannabis is being touted to cure everything. If a little bit is good then more is even better? Not so fast. Cannabis has numerous studies indicating it is good for inflammation and has many benefits. That information is not [...]
4 Tips to Survive Daylight Savings Time
If you are grumbling about daylight savings time (like most people), you might just realize there are many health risks that have been linked to daylight saving time. READ ON to learn how this one small hour change could be affecting your health and 4 [...]
The Hidden Cause of Heart Attacks & Strokes
Cholesterol levels alone are poor indicators of predicting the future of a heart attack. Studies have shown that 75% of people who have had a heart attack had “acceptable” cholesterol levels based on our current guidelines. Clearly, looking only at cholesterol is missing some key [...]
Coffee – friend or foe?
I get asked this question ALL the time. Should I be drinking coffee? How much is too much? Let’s set aside four scenarios that coffee is part of a bigger problem first. Fatigue: if you are having to drink 3 plus cups of coffee a [...]
Akkermansia – the next weight loss pill?
The gut microbiome keeps making its’ way into mainstream headlines in traditional medicine. It’s about time! Recent studies have shown a link with gut bacteria and prediction of heart failure, exercise endurance, exercise motivation in addition to the studies related to obesity! So much more [...]
Vitamin D – 3 Key Tips
I was so happy to see the sunshine this weekend even though it was still a bit brisk. Getting out in the sun has been shown to boost your immune system as well as mood. In the meantime, optimizing your vitamin D level as well [...]
Chemical Peels – what you need to know
Deciphering the world of aesthetics can be daunting. The key is knowing what you want as an end result. Do you need tightening, even out skin tone, decrease wrinkles or decrease acne? I know. It’s easy to say you need all of them! Then comes [...]
The Importance of Nitric Oxide
Nitric oxide has many health benefits that I want to review with you but first let’s clear something up. When I say nitRIC oxide I am not talking about nitrOUS oxide. There is a huge difference! You may have heard of nitrous oxide as the [...]
The Dark Side of Chocolate
Recently, Consumer reports came out with a report claiming many brands of dark chocolate tested were high in cadmium and lead. You may have heard about cadmium as it is one of the leading toxins associated with smoking and lead used to be found in [...]
B12-Seven tips you need to know
The majority of patients that come in having had prior B12 testing were told it was “normal”. But is it optimal? Symptoms of B12 deficiency include *Brain fog * Low energy *Word inversions (This is what I call when you are thinking [...]