FLU SEASON 2019-2020: BRACE YOURSELVES FOR AN ACTIVE SEASON

  Summary: The 2019-2020 influenza season is off to an early start. Interestingly, the majority of cases have been associated with influenza B. With an increase in influenza-like illness identified in these last few weeks, it is possible that this season could be similar or worse than the 2017-2018 season.  Brace yourselves for an active … Continue reading FLU SEASON 2019-2020: BRACE YOURSELVES FOR AN ACTIVE SEASON

Patient Information: Make a Home for Your Microbiome

Your microbiome/microbiota refers to the trillions of microbes that reside inside and outside your body.  Human cells are outnumbered by the bacterial cell population.  The highest source of bacteria in the body is within the large intestines.  The status of resident bacteria has been associated with health and illness, with greater diversity being more protective.  … Continue reading Patient Information: Make a Home for Your Microbiome

The Human Microbiome: Unlocking the Key to Health

What is the microbiome? The word microbiome  describes the trillions of viruses, fungi, and bacteria that live on or within the human body in various habitats such as the skin, mouth, colon and vagina.  Each site has characteristics, including pH, water and oxygen content, temperature, and chemical metabolites, that favor certain bacteria over others.  Our normal … Continue reading The Human Microbiome: Unlocking the Key to Health

Understanding your readiness for behavior change

Understanding your readiness for behavior change: I have included a revised post to refer to when thinking about the YHF discussion community board. I found out very early in parenting that even if you point out an unhealthy behavior in your child, the only way that they are going to change is when you partner … Continue reading Understanding your readiness for behavior change

A brief discussion of our daily (genetic) expression of self

I hope everyone takes some time out each and every day to appreciate and marvel at the wonderful miracle that is your life. Isn't it fascinating that all of our cells have the DNA which define how the entire system works? It is only through various cell signals that these cells express DNA differently to … Continue reading A brief discussion of our daily (genetic) expression of self

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Welcome to our Privacy Policy -- Your privacy is critically important to us. It is Your Health Forum's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://yourhealthforumbydrcirino.org/ (hereinafter, "us", "we", or "https://yourhealthforumbydrcirino.org/"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable … Continue reading YHF Privacy Policy