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Author Archives: Timothy Hyatt

Yet another joke about cholesterol

Instead of an informative how to article today I’d like to throw something out here. I’m going to complain a bit – because I’m good at it – and I’m going to pick on a group that made a video today that I saw on Facebook.   I watched a video this morning on Facebook […]

What kind of exercises are appropriate after age 60

It seems like every time you blink, there are new exercise routines, videos, and new pieces of exercise equipment with promoters that promise they will help you get in the best shape of your life. The assumption is that you should be able to get on a machine and start moving and transform your body […]

Heartburn 101

Heartburn is a descriptive term but it is very general, and it doesn’t tell you much about the underlying condition. So what it heartburn and how should you deal with it?

Do I still need my antidepressant medication after all these years?

I’m not going to answer that question for you. I can’t, because I don’t know you. My intention is not to encourage you or someone you know to quit taking your antidepressant medication. My intention is to share with you how we have done this in our clinic and give you information so you can […]

I scratched my eyeball and it really hurts, Dealing with Eye Injury

So you scratched your eyeball eh? That’s too bad. Most people who do this aren’t going to go to their computer and start looking for solutions because they’re one eye short and the light from the screen really hurts, but maybe you can remember a tidbit or two from this short article so that next […]

Acne: Who am I? And what have you done with my skin?

When I was a teenager – stuck in the “awkward” stage of life, I remember looking in the mirror and wondering how in the world my face could go from a clear complexion the day before, to this face full of zits overnight. Unfortunately, for kids it’s a rite of passage. Not only do they […]

Clinical Brief – Music and depressive disorders – do they go hand in hand?

It may be cliched’ to label musicians as tortured, yearning, more interesting than average, extremely creative, wild, hypersexual, prone to addiction and prone to mental health issues. But when I looked into the research on the subject of depression disorders in the music industry I was surprised to see some of the statistics actually support […]

A simple & reliable method for determining how much water you should drink

The debate about how much water you need to drink each day rages on. I’ve doled out my share of dumb information about the intake of water in the past but because I just turned 50, I’m going to relax a bit and tell you about my new more reliable method for determining water intake. […]

Clinical Brief – Prostate Conditions Revealed by Urine Hormone Testing

According to the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program, from 2009-2013, the number of new cases of prostate cancer was 129.4 and the number of deaths was 20.7 per 100,000. In 2013, there were over 2.8 million men in the US who were living with prostate cancer and it appears that the […]

Blisters 101 – How to deal with the inevitable pest

Hey! It’s blister day! For those of you who are concerned about what a blister is and what you should do about it, this short bit of info is for you. If you were ever a kid or you have a kid or a tribe of them, you know that skin eruptions are an everyday […]