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  • Dr. Meletis completes lecture series in Las Vegas at the World Health Conference for the A4M
    Dr. Meletis just completed a lecture series in Las Vegas at the World Health Conference for the A4M, the topics included the relationship between diabetes, inflammation and anxiety/depression.  He […]
  • Iodine: Health Implications of Deficiency
    Iodine: Health Implications of Deficiency Chris D. Meletis, ND1 Abstract Iodine levels in the United States have dropped precipitously over the past few decades, whereas antagonists such as bromine, […]
  • The Hyaluronic Acid Miracle: Instant Facelift, Anti-Aging, Rejuvenation
    A complete guide to the world’s most exciting anti-aging compound for flexible joints, vibrant skin and a healthy heart. Now, for the first time, the anti-aging secrets of hyaluronic acid are […]
  • Lectin Lock – A Natural Defense Against the Hidden Cause of Food Sensitivity
    This video is a preview of a lecture given at the 18th international A4M conference in Orlando. The full video with slides is available for purchase at DigiVisionMedia.com/A4M Item #A4M101WD1. To […]
  • Dr. Meletis honored by National College of Natural Medicine
    In a ceremony at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, Chris Meletis, ND was recognized for his support of the expansion of the NCNM’s Community Clinics. The award gratefully […]
  • AM Northwest Appearance – Biggest Nutritional Mistakes
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • Stress-Proofing the GI Tract
    By Chris D. Meletis, ND Last month, I began a three-part series about how stress affects the human body with the introductory article focusing on the effect that stress has on cognition and memory. […]
  • Stress, Heart Health and Longevity
    Chris D. Meletis, ND This is the third and final part of a series discussing the various ways stress affects bodily systems. In this installment I will address the ways in which stress damages the […]
  • 7 Questions with Dr. Meletis: Portlander and 2003 AANP Physician of the Year
    Written by Kenneth Lynch, Principal and Owner of MindGlo, LLC. Wednesday, 11 November 2009 The following is my interview with Portland’s own Dr. Chris Meletis. If you haven’t heard of Dr. […]
  • SSRIs Plus NSAIDs
    A Potentially Lethal Combination By Chris D. Meletis, ND Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most widely used antidepressants in the world. Often, however, individuals taking […]
  • Optimal Heart Health Requires More Than Simple Cholesterol Reduction
    Lipid Oxidation By Chris D. Meletis, ND In 1956, a now famous article appeared titled, Aging: a theory based on free radical and radiation chemistry in the Journal of Gerontology written by Denham […]
  • Fatigue
    A Comprehensive Guide to Solving a Common Health Concern By Chris D. Meletis, ND Fatigue is one of the most frequent health concerns I hear about from my patients in clinical practice. Although many […]
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drink Mix
    Controlling Inflammation in the GI Tract and Throughout the Body By Chris D. Meletis, ND Unchecked inflammation is one of the foremost causes of premature aging and countless devastating health […]
  • Metabolic Syndrome
    Novel Botanical Inhibits This Modern Day Threat to Heart Health By Chris D. Meletis, ND Metabolic syndrome is something individuals often read about but aren’t sure how it is applicable to their own […]
  • New Year’s Weight Loss
    Study Confirms Abdominal Fat is Deadly Even in Normal Weight People By Chris D. Meletis, ND Often, weight loss gets put on the back burner until the holidays are over. And when individuals do commit […]
  • Gastrointestinal Support
    Proactive Steps to Strengthen GI Health By Chris D. Meletis, ND Often, we don’t pay attention to our intestinal health unless we develop an obvious gastrointestinal disease. Yet, the GI tract is the […]
  • The Many Faces of Serotonin
    Deficiency Linked to GI Disorders, Depression, Asthma and Fibromyalgia By Chris D. Meletis, ND Serotonin is a neurotransmitter often connected to mood. However, while serotonin deficiency is linked […]
  • Memory, Mood and the Stress Response
    Psychological stress can have a dramatic effect on various aspects of our health. It can impair memory, reduce mental well-being, wreak havoc on the digestive tract, destroy cardiovascular health and […]
  • Enhancing Peak Male Performance with Scientifically Validated Botanicals
    We live in challenging times where chronic stress, environmental pollutants and a myriad of other burdens are eroding away health, wellness and sexuality. As the result of the accumulation of burdens […]
  • Detecting the Hidden Cause Behind A Host of Health Concerns
    Over the years, in clinical practice I have encountered thousands of patients who do not feel their best, are fatigued and are suffering from a complex of symptoms. For example, a patient may be […]
  • The Multi-Faceted Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid
    Last month, we introduced a new highly bio  available form of hyaluronic acid (HA) that provides the most effective delivery system available for this nutrient. This month, we will focus on the many […]
  • New Immunotropin™ Magnifies EpiCor®’s Immune-Enhancing Abilities in Great-Tasting Liquid Formula
    EpiCor®, when it was introduced, revolutionized the concept of immune support. Now, we’ve magnified the effects of this powerful immune-boosting supplement by introducing a new, great-tasting liquid […]
  • Active Folate
    New More Bioavailable Form Addresses A Common Nutrient Deficiency By Chris D. Meletis, ND The human body can generally convert basic forms of nutrients into their biological active forms, yet there […]
  • Hypercoagulation
    Its Role in Heart Disease, IBS, Migraines, Fibromyalgia and Other Common Disorders By Chris D. Meletis, ND In the minds of many people, blood clots are often thought about in relation to […]
  • Blood Pressure Control
    New Combination of Nutrients Addresses Three Critical Factors By Chris D. Meletis, ND In past articles in Vitamin Research News (“Anti-Hypertension Protocol Using Shark Cartilage and Cordyceps […]
  • Immune-Boosting Strategies During a Critical Time of Year
    The cold and flu season we are facing this year will likely be unlike any other we have experienced in this lifetime. As September begins and children return to school and university classes, the […]
  • EpiCor™
    Novel Immune System Enhancer Strengthens Microbial and Mutagenic Defense By Chris D. Meletis, ND Immunity is one of our body’s most important resources. Yet, some of the most devastating diseases can […]
  • DHEA, A Naturally Safe and Effective Pro-Hormone
    “A number of biological indices confirmed the lack of harmful consequences of this 50 mg/day DHEA administration over one year, also indicating that this kind of replacement therapy normalized some […]
  • Don’t Let Your Telomere Shrink
    Did you know that as you get older, your telomere has a tendency to shrink? So how long is your telomere? Well, in order to measure it, you will need to look at your DNA, for it is at the end of your […]
  • Celiac Disease on a Rampage, 4x higher prevalence since 1950
    Mayo Clinic researchers report that Celiac Disease may be as 4 times higher than in 1950. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease triggered by the protein gluten, found in many grains including […]
  • Infection Protection, An In-Depth Discussion About Strengthening Immune Health
    An In-Depth Discussion About Strengthening Immune Health By Chris D. Meletis, ND The more information we obtain about our health the better we are able to take a proactive stance in feeling our best. […]
  • Male Menopause (Andropause)
    Male Menopause by Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Aging is associated with progressive alterations in the hormonal environment for both men and women. In men this is called andropause and in women it’s called […]
  • Why a Good Multi-Vitamin is Heartwise
    Did you know that a high quality multivitamin may help reduce your risk of dying from heart disease by up to 16 percent? The Seattle-based researchers analysed the 10-year use of multivitamin, […]
  • Soy Boosts your Brain Power
    Soy Boosts your Brain Power By Chris D. Meletis, ND on 10/25/2009 4:12:22 PM 34 men over the course of a 12-week double-blind, placebo-controlled cross-over trial either received a daily dose of 116 […]
  • Fish Oil, Pregnancy and Baby’s Allergies
    Fertility should not just be defined as if one can become pregnant, rather as to how fertile the body is relative to a bountiful level of health for a truly healthy pregnancy. Fish oil is a key […]
  • Big Skinny on Longevity
    It’s time to limit your calories intake for a longer life. Eat well, but keep the calories low to reduce the risk of disease. It is seriously time to stop monkeying around, according to the […]
  • Low testosterone affects a third of young men with type 2 diabetes
    Posted in World Health.net/Men’s Health on Mon October 13, 2008 New research has revealed that approximately one third of men aged 18-35 with type 2 diabetes have low testosterone levels. Dr. […]
  • Stress Yourself into Obesity
    Going to a party and being socially stressed, hanging around with friends that stress you out, or for that matter any social setting that just doesn’t float your boat can make you fatter, […]
  • How Much Pesticide do You Want to Ingest?
    You make the decision. It appears that it is official, a petition to increase pesiticide levels in certain foods has been made. What foods are they? What can you do? Take a look at this breaking […]
  • Vitamin D and Pain
    Identified etiological factors for Chronic Widespread pain are largely related to emotional and behavioral factors, but current management leads to modest improvement in symptoms. Vitamin D […]
  • Could Erectile Dysfunction Save Your Life
    Many men feel as though they have really taken a turn for the worse when they begin to have problems in the bedroom, but a review published in Aging Male in December found that these men may actually […]
  • Epidemics That Threaten Your Life – Iodine and Vitamin D
    We all count on solid health advice from healthcare providers, governmental agencies and other respected sources to make “informed decisions”. The last couple of decades we have been advised not to […]
  • Is Baking Soda a Miracle for Kidney Health
    According to researchers, bicarbonate supplementation (baking soda) preserves kidney function. The study included 134 adult patients with CKD (creatinine clearance [CrCl] 15 to 30 ml/min per 1.73 […]
  • Arterial Calcification Studies Increase Risk of Cancer
    Let’s make an assumption that you think your heart arteries are getting plugged up and you want to check it out. So, should you? Is there a risk to checking it out? We know for a fact that […]
  • Treatment Options for Andropause
    Andropause is a condition of hormonal imbalance, and may be related to declining levels of testosterone, elevated levels of estrogens, or a mixture of both. After proper diagnosis, including […]
  • Slim Down for your Prostate
    It is estimated that 1 in 5 guys will get it prostate cancer. There is now something EXTRA that you can do to hedge the bet, so to speak. Researchers from the University of Hawaii have concluded that […]
  • Oil Up Your Weight Loss Goals
    Higher blood levels of omega 3 (EPA/DHA) fish oil could be the missing link to your weight loss goals. Recent British Journal of Nutrition research findings discovered that overweight and obese […]
  • GI Health – Chris D. Meletis, ND
    This is a preview of GI Health: Why a Healthy Colon is Critical to Maximum Success of All Treatment Protocols and the Creation of True Wellness – Chris D. Meletis, ND at the 2008 A4M Orlando […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Healthy Skin by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Glaucoma by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Hayfever Allergies by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – High Blood Pressure by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Hydration by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Macular Degeneration by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Longevity by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Sinus Conditions by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Diabetes by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Manage Your Way by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Cataracts by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Prostate Health and Support by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Gastrointestinal Tract by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Arthritis by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Acid Indigestion and Heartburn by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Food Allergies by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • iHealthCast.com – Cardio Health by Dr. Meletis
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • Iodine Deficiency and Other Cofactors of Halide Toxicity
    This is a preview of Iodine Deficiency and Other Cofactors of Halide Toxicity – Chris D. Meletis, ND at the 2009 A4M Orlando Conference. Visit www.instatapes.com to purchase this lecture and […]
  • Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) *
    TOWNSEND LETTER – JUNE 2009 by Chris D. Meletis, ND and Nieske Zabriskie, ND Fortunately, there are many clinical markers that can be used to quantify risk and to measure successful therapeutic […]
  • AM Northwest Appearance – Andropause
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • Long Term Consequences of Diabetes*
    Published in: Townsend Letter – May 2009 By Dr. Chris D. Meletis Diabetes is associated with an increased risk for numerous serious complications. According to the American Diabetes Association, […]
  • Identifying and Treating Lyme Disease*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., Nieske Zabriskie, N.D., and Robert Rountree, M.D. Lyme borreliosis is a tickborne infection caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and is the most prevalent […]
  • Natural Approaches to Treating Addiction*
    Introduction  Addiction is a worldwide problem resulting in great economic, health, and social burdens. It is estimated that 4.7% of the global population ages 15–64, or 184 million people, consume […]
  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder *
    Published in: ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES • OCTOBER 2008 by: Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common […]
  • Natural Approaches for Optimal Sleep*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Adequate sleep is essential for healthy functioning of the 75 trillion cells that comprise the human body. Sleep disorders are a common complaint […]
  • Supporting Gastrointestinal Health with Nutritional Therapy*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D Digestive disorders are increasingly common and affect millions of Americans. There were 41.3 million office visits to physicians and 15.1 visits to […]
  • AM Northwest Appearance – Anti Aging
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • Inflammation and Hyaluronic Acid*
    Carol A. Cooper, Ph.D., Karen K. Brown, Ph.D., Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Hyaluronic acid (HA) has been known for more than 70 years, but the focus has been on its physical […]
  • Fluoride
    A Potent Toxin Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Fluoride is a chemical compound of the element fluorine found naturally in food, water and air. Humans are […]
  • Flawless Skin in Summer and Beyond
    Flawless Skin in Summer and Beyond Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Summertime can pose a number of challenges to achieving healthy skin. Although getting […]
  • Five Critical Components to Healthy Aging
    Preserving Factors Integral to an Active Lifestyle Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) A majority of the American population seems to equate old age with […]
  • Fibrinogen
    An Under-Recognized Enemy to Cardiovascular Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) We all know that smoking, high cholesterol levels and obesity are bad […]
  • Fertility Enhancement
    A Pre-Conception Nutritional Approach Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) [Editor’s Note: Chris D. Meletis, ND is co-author of the book Enhancing Fertility: […]
  • The Heart-Harming Effects of Elevated Cortisol
    The Heart-Harming Effects of Elevated Cortisol Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) When we consider heart disease risk factors, we often think of […]
  • The Health Consequences of Constipation
    The Health Consequences of Constipation Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) At the very least, intermittent constipation is inconvenient and unpleasant. At […]
  • Questions about EpiCor
    Frequently Asked Questions About A Novel Immune Modulator Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) EpiCor™ is a revolutionary new product that has been researched […]
  • Easy Strategies Support Health During Air Travel
    Easy Strategies Support Health During Air Travel Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Each and every time we board an airplane we increase our risk of […]
  • Does Sleep Loss Cause Weight Gain
    Does Sleep Loss Cause Weight Gain? Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) We’ve become a society that sleeps less and weighs more. Researchers are beginning to […]
  • Doctor Recommendations On Healthy Aging
    Doctor Recommendations On Healthy Aging Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Aging can’t be avoided, yet premature aging can be slowed down by our choices […]
  • The Antioxidant Red Wine Polyphenols Protect Omega-3s
    The Antioxidant Red Wine Polyphenols Protect Omega-3s Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) When we consume dietary or supplemental oils, such as fish oil, we […]
  • Testing for Optimal Wellness
    Four Tests Lay the Foundation for An Effective Supplement Regimen Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Individuals who want to make a stronger commitment to […]
  • Detoxification From the Four Main Burdens of Life
    Detoxification From the Four Main Burdens of Life Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Before people can achieve true wellness, they must liberate themselves […]
  • Telomere Length Is Crucial to Longevity
    Telomere Length Is Crucial to Longevity Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) With my patients and myself, I incorporate pterostilbene, a methyl group […]
  • CRP Testing
    Measuring Inflammation is Key to Overall Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Creactive Protein (CRP) is an inflammation marker studied extensively for […]
  • Stem Cell Enhancement
    Fucoidan’s Novel Role in Tissue Repair and Heart Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) The controversial discussions about stem cells that we hear […]
  • Controlling Carbohydrate Cravings
    Controlling Carbohydrate Cravings Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Anyone who suffers from carbohydrate and sugar cravings knows that it can seem like […]
  • Specific Form of Two B Vitamins is Crucial for Proper Absorption
    Specific Form of Two B Vitamins is Crucial for Proper Absorption Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Many of my patients inquire as to why the methyl form of […]
  • Connecting the Dots on Your Fingernails
    Connecting the Dots on Your Fingernails Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Clinical experience indicates that in more than 50 percent of patients with white […]
  • Seasonal Allergies
    Proactive Strategies to Reduce Allergic Rhinitis Symptoms Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Millions of people suffer year around from environmental […]
  • Cognitive Enhancement
    The Fourth Component to Healthy Aging Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the January newsletter article, Five Critical Components to Healthy Aging, I […]
  • Red Blood Cells
    Their Crucial Role in Energy Levels, Cognitive Abilities and Enhanced Overall Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) The human red blood cell (RBC) […]
  • Proton-Pump Inhibitors
    Strategies to Protect Against Potential Bone-Destroying Effects Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn and […]
  • Prostate Health
    Nutritional Support for Man’s Most Pressing Health Concerns Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) There are 2.8 million cases of prostate disease reported […]
  • Cardiovascular Health
    The First Component of Healthy Aging Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the January newsletter article, Five Components to Healthy Aging, I touched upon […]
  • Bone and Joint Health
    The Second Component to Healthy Aging Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the January newsletter article, Five Critical Components to Healthy Aging, I […]
  • Proper Hydration Is the Key to Improved Health
    Proper Hydration Is the Key to Improved Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Over the last 20 years, patients have routinely asked me, “What […]
  • Blood Sugar Control
    New Combination of Nutrients Addresses Three Critical Factors Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In past articles in Vitamin Research News […]
  • Preparing the Immune System for Fall and Winter
    Preparing the Immune System for Fall and Winter Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Anyone who suffers from carbohydrate and sugar cravings knows that it can […]
  • Organic Acid Testing Determining Individual Biochemical Needs
    Take the Guesswork out of Supplementation Programs Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Because we all have unique bio-chemical needs, some individuals may […]
  • Bilberry and Black Currants
    Vision-Supporting Nutrients Enhance Heart Health, Build Immunity and Protect Against Damage from Computer Use Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Some of the […]
  • Oral Health A Healthy Mouth Equals a Healthy Body
    Oral Health: A Healthy Mouth Equals a Healthy Body Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) At first glance, supporting periodontal health seems like the least […]
  • Optimized Curcumin
    Beyond Brain Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a popular spice that has been used for centuries in Southeastern Asia and […]
  • Beyond Probiotics
    HIDDEN CAUSES OF GI DYSFUNCTION Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Often, in the absence of overt disease, the extent of an individual’s colon-supporting […]
  • Optimized Curcumin Brain Health Breakthrough
    Optimized Curcumin Brain Health Breakthrough Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) The three-pound human brain is comprised of 100 billion neurons with […]
  • Nutrient Depletion and Prescription Drugs
    Nutrient Depletion and Prescription Drugs Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) According to the Centers for Disease Control, the number of adults aged 55-64 […]
  • Novel Chinese Botanicals Enhance Immune Health
    Novel Chinese Botanicals Enhance Immune Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the winter, the common cold and influenza take a tremendous toll on our […]
  • Andropause and Menopause
    NATURAL STRATEGIES TO REBALANCE HORMONAL HEALTH Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Aging is associated with progressive alterations in the hormonal […]
  • New Dynammune™ Magnifies EpiCor®’s Immune-Enhancing Abilities in Great-Tasting Liquid Formula
    New Dynammune™ Magnifies EpiCor®’s Immune-Enhancing Abilities in Great-Tasting Liquid Formula Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) EpiCor®, when it was […]
  • Neurological Decline
    Natural Strategies to Protect Against Dopamine Defects Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition […]
  • Natural Support for Depression
    New Mechanism of Action Behind Nutritional Mood Enhancers Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Our well-being is one of the most important aspects of our […]
  • NAG Strengthens the Myelin Sheath
    NAG Strengthens the Myelin Sheath Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) We have long known that N-acetylglucosamine (NAG) is often used to support GI health. […]
  • A Surprising Reason for Stubborn Weight Gain
    Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Over the last two to three decades, the prevalence of adults who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than normal has […]
  • Multivitamins Unjustly Maligned
    Is Harvard’s Advice to Stop Using Multivitamins Really Good for Our Health? Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Despite years of studies showing the benefits […]
  • Menstrual Cramps and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    Menstrual Cramps and Omega-3 Fatty Acids Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Over the years, clinicians have made many observations when it comes to […]
  • Men Beware Gaining Weight Can Increase Your Estrogen
    Men Beware Gaining Weight Can Increase Your Estrogen Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) There are many reasons why we should all be concerned about […]
  • Maintaining a Healthy Heart Rhythm
    Cardiac Risk Factors Extend Beyond Cholesterol Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Cholesterol has always taken center stage in discussions about heart […]
  • Libido Enhancement
    Botanical and Hormonal Support for Increased Satisfaction Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) [Editor’s Note: Dr. Meletis is author of the book Better Sex […]
  • Iodine (part 2)
    The Miracle Mineral, Part Two Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Last month, I discussed the important role of iodine in thyroid, gastrointestinal and […]
  • Iodine (part 1)
    The Miracle Mineral, Part One Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Iodine is a trace mineral that is necessary for various functions in the body. It is […]
  • Insulin Resistance The Surprising Antioxidant-Related Cause Behind This Highly Destructive Process
    The Surprising Cause Behind This Highly Destructive Process Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) For a long time, scientists have known that free radical […]
  • Immune System Dynamics
    Understanding Immunity is Vitally Important to Overall Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) The immune system is best compared to a well-trained army […]
  • Hormonal Health The Uphill Battle of Modern Day Women
    Hormonal Health The Uphill Battle of Modern Day Women Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Modern women face a lot of pressures that women decades ago never […]
  • Holiday Survival
    A Guide to Stress Support, Weight Loss and Other Seasonal Challenges Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) The holiday season is one of the busiest times in […]
  • Healthy Skin From Within
    Healthy Skin From Within Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Considered the largest human organ, the skin comprises 12-15 percent of our total body weight, […]
  • Winter Mood Imbalances Related to Vitamin D Levels
    Winter Mood Imbalances Related to Vitamin D Levels Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Autumn is in full swing and winter is around the corner. With these […]
  • Weight Gain and Gut Health The Surprising Link
    Weight Gain and Gut Health: The Surprising Link Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) There are many factors that can affect how easily people gain or lose […]
  • Healthy Aging(8)
    Four Keys to Successful Weight Management Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the January issue of the newsletter I began a series of articles addressing […]
  • Understanding the Impact of Holiday Meals
    Understanding the Impact of Holiday Meals Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) When thinking about enhancing immune health, the gut usually isn’t the first […]
  • Healthy Aging(7)
    Maintaining Cognitive Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the fifth part in a series addressing the most common health concerns as we age. […]
  • Healthy Aging(6)
    Stress-Reducing and Sleep-Promoting Strategies Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the ninth part in a series addressing the most common health […]
  • Thyroid Health Is Intertwined with Adrenal Health
    Thyroid Health Is Intertwined with Adrenal Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) After nearly 20 years in clinical practice, I have seen tremendous […]
  • This Group of Vitamins Is Essential to Good Sleep
    This Group of Vitamins Is Essential to Good Sleep Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) We all know what it takes to get ready for a test or big life event; it […]
  • Healthy Aging(5)
    A Critical Component Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the tenth and final part in a series addressing the most common health concerns as we age. […]
  • Healthy Aging(4)
    Protection Against Common Environmental Toxins Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the eighth part in a series addressing the most common health […]
  • This GI Concern is More Common Than You Think
    This GI Concern is More Common Than You Think Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the United States, 1 in 133 people have Celiac disease, a condition that […]
  • Healthy Aging(3)
    Natural Strategies for Bones and Joints Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the seventh part in a series addressing the most common health concerns […]
  • Healthy Aging(2)
    Five Easy Steps to Optimal GI Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the sixth part in a series addressing the most common health concerns as we […]
  • Healthy Aging(1)
    A Comprehensive Guide to Heart Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In the January newsletter, I discussed my protocols for some of the most important […]
  • Healthy Aging Supporting Healthy Blood Sugar
    Supporting Healthy Blood Sugar to Preserve Overall Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) This is the fourth part in a series of articles addressing the […]
  • Four Minerals Are Essential to Thyroid Health
    Four Minerals Are Essential to Thyroid Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) We know that iodine is important for thyroid hormone creation. Yet the […]
  • Food and Environmental Allergies
    Controlling the Body’s Burden Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) The Centers for Disease Control report that hay fever symptoms result in 14.1 million […]
  • Food Allergy Testing
    Frequently Asked Questions Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) As I reported in the May 2006 issue of Vitamin Research News and in a recent webinar, food […]
  • Flying Affects Immune Health
    Flying Affects Immune Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) One can think of an airport as an international watering hole for viruses and bacteria. […]
  • Fluoride’s Toxic Effects on Overall Health
    Fluoride’s Toxic Effects on Overall Health Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) In last month’s newsletter, I discussed the adverse effects of the chemical […]
  • Natural Approaches to Multiple Sclerosis*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS). The disease is characterized by loss of myelin, the […]
  • AM Northwest Appearance – Stress
    Dr. Chris Meletis is one of the most respected natural physicians in the world. We believe there is no one more qualified or experienced in the field of natural medicine. Dr. Meletis was recently […]
  • Is Autism the Coal Miner’s Canary of America’s Health Status?*
    Published in: ALTERNATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES—AUGUST 2007 By: Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Possibly because of the reported 556% increase in the pediatric prevalence […]
  • Iodine, a Critically Overlooked Nutrient*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Iodine is a trace element required by the body for an increasing number of identified physiologic functions. This element belongs to the halogen […]
  • Male Menopause*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Aging is associated with progressive alterations in the hormonal environment for both men and women. In men this is called andropause and in women it’s called menopause. These […]
  • Higher Dose Vitamin D3 Important for Breast and Colon Health
    By Dr. Chris D. Meletis Reprinted Courtesy of www.VRP.com: Individuals who have the highest levels of vitamin D3 have a significantly reduced risk of breast and colon cancer, a new study has found. […]
  • Natural Approaches for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Related Disorders*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic recurrent condition affecting millions of Americans. A recent study investigating the economic […]
  • Vitamin D Higher Doses Reduce Risk of Common Health Concerns*
    By Chris D. Meletis, ND Reprinted Courtesy of www.VRP.com Vitamin D3 is one of the most useful nutritional tools we have at our disposal for improving overall health. This nutrient is unique in that […]
  • Common Nutrient Depletions Caused by Pharmaceuticals*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Pharmaceutical and nutrient interactions have been moderately studied yet often ignored by health care professionals . Many extensively prescribed […]
  • Nutritional and Botanical Approaches to Antiaging*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. As the human population ages and increases in longevity, study of biological aging is emerging. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]
  • Natural Approaches for Treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex medical condition involving multiple body systems. The etiology of this condition is unknown. In […]
  • To Sleep, Perchance to Breathe *
    Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Sleep-Disordered Breathing Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Sleep apnea is defined as a sleep disorder with frequent episodes of upper – airway […]
  • Nitric Oxide, a Powerful Clinical Therapy*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., with Nieske Zabriskie, N.D.   Nitric oxide (NO) is a gas that has significant effects on many physiologic processes in the body. This gas plays a role in inflammation, […]
  • Coffee–Functional Food and Medicinal Herb*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Coffee (Coffea arabica) is the second-largest worldwide commodity, overshadowed only by crude oil. Without question, coffee is the most frequently consumed functional food […]
  • Natural Approaches to Mitigating Hypertension*
    Hypertension is one of the greatest health care problems facing today’s world with 50 million North Americans suffering from this often-silent killer. Elevated blood pressure is a known risk factor […]
  • Natural Supports for Gaining and Maintaining Muscle Mass*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D. Muscle-building research is useful for athletes and bodybuilders as well as for elderly patients and those with muscle-wasting conditions. Research […]
  • Natural Approaches to Relieving Endometriosis*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D Endometriosis is a common gynecologic condition in which endometrial tissue grows in ectopic locations. It is estimated that 5 million women of […]
  • Medicinal Mushrooms A Selective Overview*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason E. Barker, N.D. Most people, if they think about mushrooms at all, consider them a food with no particular value beyond taste. As a significant source of […]
  • Therapeutic Enzymes*
    Using the Body’s Helpers as Healers Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason E. Barker, N.D Enzyme therapies are becoming more prevalent in medicine today, with many manufacturers targeting their advantages […]
  • Amino Acids: Therapeutic Uses of Amino Acids *
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason E. Barker, N.D. The utility of amino acids in medicine today continues to be explored via clinical research and applications. Amino acids have several roles in the […]
  • Synergy in Nutrients*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason E. Barker, N.D. Natural medicine had its beginnings in the use of whole foods at the outset of human history. Prior to the advent of modern encapsulated natural […]
  • Holistic Approaches to Treating Andropause*
    Andropause has been increasingly discussed in the media in recent years. Originally described as the “male climac­teric,” in a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)1 paper in the […]
  • Naturopathic Pain Management*
    Jason E. Barker, N.D., and Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Controlling pain in patients is perhaps one of the physician’s greatest challenges. Pain, quite often, is not the disease but is almost always a […]
  • Functional Foods for Childhood Development*
    Jason Barker, N.D., and Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Preventive medicine has undergone great advances, in the last decade alone demonstrating the crucial role of nutrition for preventing diseases, […]
  • Optimizing Female Fertility*
    Chris Meletis N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D. Once a subject that was paid relatively little regard, fertility has become increasingly popular, as the wear and tear of modern living has altered […]
  • Mental Health Not All in the Mind—Really a Matter of Cellular Biochemistry*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D. The adage of “the mind is a terrible thing to waste” is especially true when it comes to nutrition and its effects on mental disease. The literature has […]
  • Natural Ways to Enhance Male Fertility*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D. Fertility, in one sense, is the barometer of a person’s overall health, all things being equal. In order to conceive, a person must have a certain level […]
  • Natural Treatments for Metabolic Syndrome Using Nutraceuticals to Thwart a Deadly Trend*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D. Metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X or cardiovascular metabolic syndrome, is comprised of hyperlipidemia (elevated triglycerides and low […]
  • Natural Approaches to Controlling Inflammatory Disease*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D. Inflammation is simply a physiologic response process generated by the body in response to injury, infection, or irritation. In acute stages, the […]
  • Cardiovascular Disease Phytochemical and Nutritional Prevention and Treatment*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Estimates from the year 2000 reveal that approximately 61,800,000 Americans had one or more forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD). These CVDs include hypertension, stroke, and […]
  • State-of-the-Art Complementary Therapeutics for Asthma*
    Published in: ALTERNATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES—JUNE 2003 by: Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D. Statistics indicate increasing prevalence of asthma in industrialized nations, […]
  • Delayed-Onset Food Allergies*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D In 1906, Clemens Von Pirquet, M.D., the noted Austrian pediatrician, coined the term allergy from the Greek “allos” (meaning changed or altered state) […]
  • Optimizing Wellness for Peak Physical Performance*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Jason Barker, N.D Exercise is not dead, by any means, in the United States. The usual headlines highlighting the disturbing infrequency of exercise by U.S. citizens, as […]
  • Some Natural Medicines May Alter Laboratory Test Results*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Practitioners that use natural medicine will freely admit that “just because it’s natural doesn’t make it safe.” It is logical that, because 25–33 percent of conventional […]
  • Adrenal Fatigue – Enhancing Quality of Life for Patients with a Functional Disorder *
    Published in: ALTERNATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES—OCTOBER 2002 Authors: Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Wayne A. Centrone, N.D., A.T.-C. The human organism is bombarded with an incredible variety […]
  • Hormone Profiling and Healthful Diet Cornerstones for Female Hormonal Health*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Even in the new millennium, with all its technology and broad dissemination and free flow of information, many busy clinicians are still performing the same diagnostic hormonal […]
  • Natural Remedies for Promoting Skin Health*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Elizabeth Wagner, N.D. The skin is susceptible to many diseases and disorders. Skin disorders may be external manifestations of systemic illness. One example is the […]
  • Natural Health Complete Guide to Safe Herbs: What Every Consumer Should Know About Interactions and Side Effects for Hundreds of Herbs, Drugs, Supplements, and Foods
    Herbs can be a powerful path to healing if used in the right combinations with man-made medications, vitamins, and minerals, and with other herbs and healthy foods. But their potent ability to heal […]
  • Alternative and Complementary Approaches to Treating Common Ocular Disorders Part 2—Retinopathy and Macular Degeneration*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Wayne Centrone N.D., A.T.C. In Part 1 of this article (see ALTERNATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES 8:17–22, 2002), natural therapeutic approaches for treating cataracts […]
  • Alternative and Complementary Approaches to Treating Common Ocular Disorders Part 1—Cataracts and Glaucoma*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Wayne Centrone, N.D., A.T.C It has been said that the eye is the “window” to a person’s soul. For the physician, the eye is a window to a person’s body. The eye provides a […]
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Etiology and Naturopathic Treatments*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Ben Bramwell Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a complex, multifactorial disease that affects approximately 1 percent of the United States population. Across all age groups, RA […]
  • Natural Therapies to Preserve and Enhance Cognition and Memory*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and  Ben Bramwell For many patients, one of the most disturbing prospects of aging is the possibility of a decreasing ability to recall desired memories and comprehend new […]
  • Cleansing of the Human Body A Daily Essential Process*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Toxic exposure is a fact of life and a health risk that is faced on a daily basis by patients regardless of how carefully they attempt to limit environmental sources of […]
  • Natural Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Diabetes Mellitus*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Ben Bramwell According to facts and figures provided by the American Diabetes Association, there are an estimated 15.7 million people in the United States with diabetes. […]
  • Colon Cancer Nutritional Strategies for Prevention*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Ben Bramwell Many of us have known, or will know, someone who suffers with colon cancer. In its Facts and Figures for 2000, the American Cancer Society estimates that […]
  • Helping Patients to Age Well Applying the Free-Radical Hypothesis*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Ben Bramwell According to th e U.S. Census Bureau, by 2030, 20 percent of the U.S. population will be over 65, compared to just 4 percent 100 years ago.1 This means that […]
  • Natural Therapies for Treating Multiple Sclerosis*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Shannon Braden, N.D. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic degenerative condition that affects more women than men, with a ratio of 60 percent women to 40 percent men […]
  • Nature’s True Aphrodisiacs Vital Health Factors For Men and Women*
    It is estimated that more than 10–20 million American men suffer from erectile dysfunction. This equates to approximately 1 man in 10, with that number becoming even larger by age 50, at which time, […]
  • Natural Relief for Inflammation of Sprains, Strains, and Arthritis*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Natural medicine can provide dramatic relief for patients who suffer from the aches and pains associated with sports-related injuries, other minor traumas, and chronic […]
  • Natural Approaches to Sinusitis Relief*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. It is estimated that 50 million Americans are plagued with symptoms of sinusitis and related allergic conditions. At first glance, the potential severity, chronicity, and […]
  • Interactions Between Natural and Rx Immune-Active Medicines*
    At least once a year on average patients suffer from the afflictions accompanied by the common cold. Whether it is a cold or another immune challenge, we have all seen patients that are […]
  • Cough Control the Natural Way
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Cough is the most common presenting symptom seen in a general family practice. Clinically, a cough is almost always merely a symptom of an underlying condition. It is […]
  • Nutritional Considerations in Treating Anemia*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Anemia is not a disease per se but rather a symptom that arises from either a reduction in the number of red blood cells (RBCs) or the quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. Even […]
  • Natural Approaches to the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. There are nearly 2 million Americans, mostly men, that suffer from Parkinson’s disease. Since it was first described in 1817, it has been well researched, and much is now […]
  • Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Impotence and for Improving Men’s Health*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Impotenceis now a topic for open conversation. Even politicians are talking about impotence. Medically speaking, the term erectile dysfunction more specifically describes the […]
  • Natural Medicine Approaches for the Treatment of Degenerative Arthritis*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Arthritis literally means “inflammation of the joint.” If the diagnosis and treatment of this disorder was easy, the 40 million Americans who are currently […]
  • Nutrient Support to Minimize the Allergic Cascade*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. The symptoms that are associated with an allergic response serve an important and significant role—to flush out irritants that challenge the body’s well-being. However, […]
  • Basic Nutrient Support for Proper Immune Function*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. An ever increasing number of patients are presenting to primary care practitioners with immune dysfunctions and various common infections. Of course, the challenge for a […]
  • Gastrointestinal Integrity and Good Health Key Nutrients for Maintaining the Balance of Life*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the boundary between the external and the internal world. The GI tract’s function is to allow enough of the external world to be […]
  • Dietary and Lifestyle Interventions for a Healthy Heart*
    Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Heart Facts The heart begins to beat prior to our birth and pumps life-sustaining oxygen and nutrients to the trillion of cells in our body over the course of a lifetime. The […]