Omicron Latest

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Highly contagious The news over the past weeks has added to the evidence that Omicron is more contagious than any previous version of the Covid-19 virus.    According to the CDC, Omicron already accounts for about 75 percent of new cases in the US. Experts expect cases to continue to soar over the next month. The majority will be mild because many of us now have some degree of immune protection (and childhood COVID is usually mild). But Omicron may cause such a significant increase in cases that it will nonetheless overwhelm hospitals, many of which are already near capacity. One potential problem...

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Back-to-School Immune Support

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

 Back-to-School Immune Support We have been talking so much about vaccinations, masks, and social distancing - all very essential – but let’s not forget the simple steps we can also do to support our immune system. Back to school presents itself with Delta, in addition to all the “normal” bugs that float around and make their way into our home. Here are some key reminders for you and your family as we head back to school. Restorative Sleep Make sleep a priority. Every evening you have an opportunity to do one of the most effective immune supportive therapies- sleep! Create...

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Sugar Baby – My Journey with Gestational Diabetes

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By Bren Boston, MD I was 32 years old and in my first job after my Pain Fellowship.   I was pregnant for the first time and didn’t have any pregnant friends to learn the ropes from – so it was all learning from books for me.  I remembered that some people develop a type of high blood sugar during their pregnancy called Gestational Diabetes.  From my rusty OB/Gyn textbook learning back in medical school, I thought most people who developed Gestational Diabetes during pregnancy already had risk factors for metabolic syndrome (overweight, sedentary, prediabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, or family...

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COVID-19: Can Asymptomatic Carriers Spread the Virus? What's the Truth?

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Plus The World Health Organization warns about INFODEMIC (misinformation)  Edison de Mello,MD, PhD   FACT: When the first few cases of the coronavirus hit the U.S, many thought that our country would be able to contain it with simple preventative measures such as washing our hands and staying indoors. What we didn't know back then, but discovered just last week, is that the virus can spread through asymptomatic carriers. Why the rapid spread to all 50 states and territories? Because of the interactions with asymptomatic carriers. For example, as recently reported, about half of NBA players and staff who tested positive...

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