September 2016 Newsletter: Zika virus, Nitric Oxide and Your Circulation, Cranberry and Urinary Infections

Dear Patients and Friends:

Living in Florida, mosquitoes have been more of a pest than a health concern up until recently. Who would think insects smaller than a child’s thumbnail are the most dangerous non-human animals on planet Earth. We’ve known for more than 100 years mosquitoes can pass on deadly diseases. Malaria alone kills […]

September 16th, 2016|Newsletters|

June 2016 Newsletter

Dear Patients and Friends:

Over the past year I’ve had several patients ask about a new diet called the FODMAP diet. I wasn’t familiar with this diet, but realized many so-called diets are more fad than fact, so I did a little research and will present my findings in this newsletter.

FODMAP is an acronym for […]

May 24th, 2016|Newsletters|

March 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends and Patients:

Many of our readers may remember in August 2015 there was a toxic wastewater spill caused by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at an old gold mine in Colorado. The EPA is now revealing the spill at the Gold King mine is much worse than initially stated, where an estimated 880,000 […]

March 20th, 2016|Newsletters|

December 2015 Newsletter

Dear Friends and Patients:

2015 has flown by quickly! Our staff and I ATHANK YOU@ for all of your referrals of friends and family members this past year. Our heartfelt wishes go out to you and your families for a healthy and joyous holiday season. We hope that you have a stress-free holiday and are […]

November 23rd, 2015|Newsletters|

June 2015 Newsletter

Dear Patients and Friends:

One of the most important things a person can do to maintain or improve health is to eat at least five or more servings of fresh fruits and vegetables a day.  The antioxidants, vitamins and other phytonutrients contained in fresh produce are essential in reducing oxidative stress and supporting immune function.  […]

June 10th, 2015|Newsletters|

March 2015 Newsletter

Dear Patients and Friends:

The N.Y. State Attorney General’s office recently sent letters to 4 major retailers, specifically, Walmart, Walgreens, Target and GNC, ordering them to stop selling their store brand botanical supplements.  The Attorney General stated DNA testing of their products showed those products did not contain the labeled ingredients or in some cases, […]

March 9th, 2015|Newsletters|

December 2014 Newsletter

The Preventive Medicine Center Newsletter  – December 2014©  -
Robert A. Erickson, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

Dear Patients and Friends:

This is the last quarterly newsletter for 2014 and we hope you have been enjoying them.  We also publish this information on the Preventive Medicine Center website as a service to our patients. As the new year is upon […]

December 22nd, 2014|Newsletters|

September 2014 Newsletter

Dear Patients and Friends:

One of the common concerns I deal with in my medical practice are patients who feel they have thyroid problems. Measuring a person’s TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is the generally accepted method of diagnosing thyroid status. A high TSH is thought to always indicate a hypothyroid (low thyroid) state and a […]

October 10th, 2014|Newsletters|

June/July 2014 Newsletter

Dear Patients and Friends:

Stress!! It’s the one word that has become synonymous with the American lifestyle. If there is one factor that is more important than almost any other to one’s health and well-being it is how a person handles stress. The health of your mind and spirit has an immense impact on the […]

August 28th, 2014|Newsletters|

March 2014 Newsletter

Dear Patients and Friends: In this Newsletter I am going to share with our readers a brief overview of a different perspective of human function and medicine called “energy medicine” as it applies to acupuncture meridians and muscle reflex testing. In the 1990s I was having my own health challenges with a reactivated parasitic infection from […]

August 28th, 2014|Newsletters|