The Rothfeld Apothecary Blog

  • Xlear

    As allergies flare and colds become common, people search for remedies for stuffy and irritated sinuses.    One such remedy is a nasal spray called...
  • BPC-157, A Novel Peptide

    There is a lot of interest these days in peptide therapy, and for good reason. Peptides are chains of amino acids (protein building blocks), and oc...
  • Semaglutide: A Weight Loss Breakthrough?

    Anyone who reads medical news or follows Kim Kardashian on Twitter knows about the “miracle” weight loss shot that’s changing how people think of w...
  • Natural Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

    Years ago, I noticed a curious thing:  my wife kicked me during the night.  Before you suggest that I deserved a good kick from her (I probably did...
  • Anxiety, Stress and the Gut

    How many of us have undergone an extreme stress, and described it as feeling like "a pit who among us has not in the stomach?" Who among us has not...
  • Vision and Botanical Medicine

    35 million Americans are at risk of never seeing the sunset again, never seeing their grandchild step up to the plate in the Little League game, an...
  • Lead Poisoning

    As crazy as our lives have been over the last two years, it is sad that some big news stories have been "missed" or quickly passed over by our majo...
  • Live Longer With Coffee

    Among the questions I got asked frequently in my practice was this: Is coffee bad for you? Like a lot of things in medicine, the answer isn’t simpl...
  • Gingivitis and Alzheimer’s Disease

    A couple of years ago, I ran across an article in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease with the provocative title, "Can Better Management of Periodon...
  • Traumeel – An Indispensable Anti-Inflammatory

    There are some things that I feel that everyone should have at stock at home at all times and on this list of things that I think should be handy i...
  • Natural Medicines Versus Statins

    You may have read or heard very recently about a study out of the Cleveland Clinic that compared a low dose of a common statin drug rosuvastatin (b...
  • Curcumin in Psychiatry

    Decades ago, I had the opportunity to study Ayurvedic medicine with Dr. Vasant Lad, one of the foremost Ayurvedic practitioners and teachers of his...