Victoria Maizes MD- Facing Cancer
In integrative medicine, we usually recommend conventional treatment of the cancer and use the tools of nutrition, mind-body, and alternative systems to help support a personís over all well-being and reduce treatment side effects.Victoria Maizes MD- Choosing Supplements
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) data shows that 75 percent of the U.S. population is not meeting the daily requirement for folate; 34 percent do not get enough iron; 42 percent donít get enough zinc; and 73 percent are deficient in calcium.Victoria Maizes MD- Cancer Prevention
Lifestyle choices turn out to have an enormous impact on cancer prevention. A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and avoidance of environmental chemicals are all important.Victoria Maizes MD- Practicing Gratitude
One simple way to feel happier (and healthier) is to begin a gratitude practice. I like to practice gratitude before I go to bed at night. Turning over the events of the day in my mind, I acknowledge three people or events or things that I am grateful.Victoria Maizes MD- Preparing for Pregnancy
With excitement, joy, and perhaps a bit of trepidation, youíre considering having a baby. This primal urge is an intrinsic part of being human. What could be more natural or straightforward? Every day, women become pregnant, sometimes unintentionally. On the other hand, many women have difficulty conceiving, which can be emotionally traumatic, exhausting, or frustrating. My opinion is that pregnancy is well worth preparing for.