Cholesterol…What’s the real story on how to treat it?

Cholesterol: Whats the Real Story on How to Treat It So your doctor told you that you have “high cholesterol” and recommended a “statin” drug such as Lipitor or Simvastatin.  Or, perhaps your doctor is more motivated to deal with causes rather than symptoms and suggested you clean up your diet by cutting out eggs …

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Metabolic Syndrome and the Cholesterol/Insulin Connection

Metabolic Syndrome and the Cholesterol Insulin Connection   Every doctor knows of patients who have a large belly, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar (glucose).  This collection of symptoms is commonly known in the medical world as “metabolic syndrome.”  Typically the approach to treatment goes something like this… “Mr. Jones, …

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Why you should not buy your Supplements on Amazon or EBay

Why You Should Not Buy Your Supplements on Amazon or Ebay -I am re-posting an article by Gary Collins, an FDA special agent, concerning the epidemic of fraud and counterfeiting of supplements, particularly those sold on Amazon or EBay.  As my patients are aware, we provide links to reputable manufacturers of nutritional supplements through our …

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The wrong approach to menopause

Today, it was revealed that a proposed new drug called “Depomed” failed to achieve the expected results in the treatment of menopausal hot flashes.  Depomed is gabapentin, otherwise known as Neurontin, an anti-seizure medicine.  Neurontin has it’s uses and I prescribe it on occasion, for things like post herpetic neuralgia, and chronic diabetic neuropathic pain, …

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Clinic Location/Make an Appointment

My office is located in Woburn, MA, 10 miles north of Boston.  300 Trade Center, Suite 4400, Woburn, MA 01801.  781-933-4200.   If you are interested in making an appointment, just call my assistants Allison or Phyllis at the above number and they will explain the process.  My clinic’s website is: www.optimalwellnessmd.com Dr. Joseph Kaye Joseph …

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Plastics are a Health Hazard

Plastics Are a Health Hazard Be careful and conservative in your approach to using plastics. 1. Always take sniff and taste test first. If there’s a hint of plastic in your water, don’t drink it. Also avoid skin contact with plastics that smell funny. Remember the foul synthetic scent of vinyl shower curtains? Nasty! 2. Remember most …

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