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 that utilizes both defensive and offensive mechanisms. Immune system chemicals such as interferon, antibodies, cytokines, etc. represent the marching orders, bullets and other devices the body…

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 clinical practice as a result of an increase in patients suffering from acute illnesses ranging from stress-related illness, colds, flus, bronchitis, pneumonia, anxiety…

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, has a surface area of 1-2 meters, and varies in thickness from 0.6 millimeters on the eyelids to 3 millimeters on the palms and soles.…

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. Previous parts have discussed cardiovascular disease, weight loss and blood sugar. In this installment, I will discuss cognitive health and the steps we can…

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 concerns as we age. Previous parts have discussed cardiovascular health, weight loss, blood sugar, cognitive function, gastrointestinal health, maintaining strong bones and joints and detoxification. In this…