Controlling the COX-2 Enzyme Can Reduce or Eliminate Pain After Surgery?

My wife had major surgery five days ago. She remained overnight and came home on Wednesday afternoon. She followed all the pre-op instructions about eating, clear liquids, and more before surgery. However, she also started taking whole fruit mangosteen juice … Continue reading

Food Insecurity Can Be a Health Problem for Many

Food choices can help or hinder our health. Unfortunately, a recent Zogby Poll reports that a sizeable percentage of Americans are skipping meals because of cost. Zogby Poll https://www.newsmax.com/us/zogby-food-inflation-prices/2021/10/22/id/1041604/. Inflation is affecting all of us. Shoppers see it clearly. Food … Continue reading

Equatorial Mapping of the Pacific Ocean Allowed Me Four Days R&R in Tahiti

A call from my squadron, VP-91, in Moffatt Field, CA, offered me the first right of refusal to fly a mission from Hawaii to Tahiti. We are stationed in California, and my squadron is a Reserve squadron. Why is this … Continue reading

What About Persistent Viral Symptoms That Last for Months?

Most people become infected with coronavirus and recover in ten to twelve days. Most of those have no symptoms, or they are very mild. What happens when a few people have mild to moderate symptoms for weeks or even months? … Continue reading

Health is Also a Matter of Eating Correctly

I am not a vegan or vegetarian. I have a lifestyle that embraces the Wahls Protocol – balanced nutrition, stress management, toxins awareness and removal, and exercise. Dr. Terry Wahls is a physician who developed multiple sclerosis (MS) late in … Continue reading

Fatigue Free in 48 Hours After Months of Chemo and Weeks of Radiation

Fatigue affects many of us. It can be caused by overwork, poor sleep, worry, boredom, or lack of exercise. It might even be caused by illness, medicine, anxiety, lack of exercise, or depression. Fatigue can be treated with over-the-counter pain … Continue reading

Can You Handle the Truth? (Or, do you want people to lie to you?)

Code Red! That phrase was mentioned this morning by a couple of military friends at breakfast. It was referenced in the 1992 movie A Few Good Men. The character, Colonel Nathan Jessup, was played by Jack Nicholson. When asked if … Continue reading