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What’s Your Number?

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Nutrition

If you have had a health checkup lately, chances are you had your cholesterol measured. In fact, you probably had… Read More

Mycoplasma

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Uncategorized

Mycoplasma can best be discribed as a parasitic microbe. It does not have a cell wall, and as such is… Read More

Are Vitamins Dangerous?

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Uncategorized

Wow, is that a loaded question or what? The answer is “it depends”. Like most issues in medicine, there are… Read More

Hypothyroidism

Posted by Joseph M. Marietta, MD in Uncategorized

The Thyroid gland is in your neck and makes thyroid hormone which controls how the body uses and stores energy…. Read More

Is Your Bread Slowly Poisoning You?

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Nutrition

I am working on a blog post on IODINE , a trace element critical to overall health. Iodine is found… Read More

Magnesium

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Nutritional Supplements

I often advise my patients to take magnesium. The potential health benefits are impressive and include reductions in blood pressure,… Read More

Hot Flashes

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in hormone replacement therapy

Hot Flashes are experienced by about 75% of women as they approach menopause. Hot flashes are characterized by a sense… Read More

MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) infections

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Uncategorized

MRSA is an acronym for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. Staph aureus is a common bacteria that frequently causes wound infections… Read More

Homemade Ice Pack

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in HomemadeInjurgy

1) Take equal parts rubbing alcohol and water (usually 2 cups each) and place in a zip lock style gallon… Read More

Grumpy Old Men…or Low T?

Posted by Clifton Sheets, MD in Uncategorized

Perhaps you have seen the ads on TV that ask “Could it be low T?”. Low T refers to low… Read More