Saturday, August 23, 2014

Christina Lasich, MD's Posts

Facts About Artificial Joint Infections

An increasing number of people are experiencing end-stage osteoarthritis. As a result, the number of hip and knee replacement surgeries is increasing. Of these surgeries, nearly one percent of the individuals will experience an artificial joint infection. And for some reason, these post-surgical infections are more likely to occur in the summer... Read moreChevron

Why You Should Eat Your Greens

When I ask clients “How would you describe your nutrition?,” most answer with a simple, “Good.” But is it really? If you are not eating mostly plants, your nutrition is not all that good.    It’s true that following a truly healthy diet is not easy for most people, especially when it comes to eating... Read moreChevron

What NOT to Do if you have Arthritis Pain

Not sure what to do or what not to do now that arthritis pain is slowing you down? Doing the wrong things can make matters worse while doing the right things can help to relieve the pain. But what is right and what is wrong? This list is everything you should NOT do if you have osteoarthritis pain. Maybe this will save you from experiencing years... Read moreChevron

10 Foods that Help to Control Pain

Food is medicine and the right foods can help to control pain. In turn, eating the wrong foods can trigger pain. Remember, good health and feeling better starts in the grocery store at the point of purchase. Steel Cut Oats: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While most people think that all oatmeal is good for you, the real truth is... Read moreChevron

FDA Approves Convenient Opioid Overdose Antidote

The number of opioid overdose deaths has been rapidly increasing over the past two decades. According to the Center for Disease Control over 37,004 died in 2010 compared to 16,489 in 1999. In order to curtail these alarming figures, lawmakers have tried a “war on drugs,” public health education campaigns, and stricter prescribing laws.... Read moreChevron