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Dr. Berger Interviewed About New Family Medical Cannabis Clinic

September 12, 2016

by Gayle Guyardo  (Published: September 12, 2016, 8:21 am) TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Tampa’s first Family Medical Cannabis Clinic is now open for patients across Tampa Bay, offering a non-euphoric strain of marijuana as a treatment option for children and adults. “In particular the CBD that’s found in the low THC medical cannabis — that’s now […]

Is Breastfeeding or Formula a Better Source of Iron for My Baby?

September 9, 2016

Although some infant formulas and baby foods may have higher levels of iron than breast milk, breast milk has critical proteins that aid in iron absorption.

What Are Ways People Can Facilitate a More Natural and Easy Birthing Process?

August 9, 2016

There are many ways to help facilitate an easy birthing process that we usually consult on when going through a birth plan. Learn some of the options available to you in this video so you can enjoy a well planned birth.

How Do You Test and Manage the Toxicities Created by Yeast and Bacteria?

July 9, 2016

Toxins can come from yeast or bacteria. Managing these toxins can come with significant improvements of health.

What is the Value of Researching Possible Birth Interventions in Advance?

June 9, 2016

Births don’t always go according to planned. In advance of the birth expecting parents should do research on possible interventions to make sure there are no surprises and feel like they are making the best decision.

What is a Birth Plan and How Can You Utilize One as Part of Your Pregnancy?

April 21, 2016

What is a birth plan? how can a birth plan best serve your pregnancy? Do you understand all birth options available to you? The birth plan is a great opportunity to learn these features and have the most desirable birth event.

How Do You Address the Role of Zinc in My Health?

April 9, 2016

Zinc is an important nutrient in immune health. Watch this video to learn about how to manage your zinc levels.

Halt Histamine with Allergy Blasting Smoothies

March 15, 2016

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine When exposed to potential allergens such as trees, grass, or flowers, our bodies sometimes respond to these irritants by releasing histamine, which in turn may cause swelling, watery eyes, and runny nose in those susceptible. Your family’s food choices can have a big impact on how […]

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Taking Probiotics and What Is The Best Probiotic for Me?

March 9, 2016

Probiotics can be used in many different ways and forms. Learn how to choose a good probiotic for your life and health.

When is a Baby Considered Late and What are the Consequences of the Baby Being Late?

March 9, 2016

Typically a baby is not considered late until 42 weeks. Even if a due date is passed it is still safe to carry a baby well past the due date.

Local Wildflower Honey Protocol for Seasonal Allergies

March 8, 2016

Patsy Giarda, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Winter is winding down and spring is quickly approaching. Warmer weather and enjoying outdoor activities are two of the best things about spring. However, for those who suffer with seasonal environmental allergies, it can also bring the struggle of itchy or watery eyes, persistent runny nose, post-nasal drip, and/or nagging […]

Evaluating Allergies and Food Reactions

March 2, 2016

David Berger, MD, FAAP Question: What is your approach to evaluating allergies and food reactions? Answer: We frequently get asked about allergy testing. Unfortunately there is not a simple answer because there are many types of sensitivities, each requiring its own lab test. Furthermore, these tests are not 100% reliable. Let me start by explaining that the term […]