What is Lyme Disease, and What Should Be Done If You Think You Have It?
Lyme disease comes from tick bites. It is an epidemic in the United States, Canada, and in some parts of Europe. Knowing what it is and how it is spread will help us prevent it, and let people with this disease recognize it and seek treatment. The first symptom of a tick-bite is the Bull’s…Read More
Thyroid and Weight Gain
From Christine in Elizabethton: Hi Dr. Kim, lately I have experienced low energy and weight gain. I went to have my thyroid tested and it came back “borderline” low functioning. Is there anything I can do besides medication to keep my thyroid working? To Christine: Thanks for your question. The thyroid gland is very important…Read More
Getting Off Prescription Medications For Good!
Questions are from Dr. McMurtrey’s weekly column, “Ask Dr. Kim”, in the Elizabethton Star newspaper From John S. in Siam, TN: Question: I am 56 years old and take a total of 12 different medications! Three for blood pressure, a couple cholesterol pills, some stomach pills, and a couple that I am not sure what…Read More
Menopause and Sex
Questions are from Dr. McMurtrey’s weekly column, “Ask Dr. Kim” in the Elizabethton Star newspaper. From Laura T. in Elizabethton, TN: Question: Hi Dr. Kim, I am a 48-year-old happily married woman and ever since I went through menopause, I simply can’t get any sleep. Also, I have no interest in being intimate with my…Read More
Ticks and Lyme Disease
Questions are from Dr. McMurtrey’s weekly column, “Ask Dr. Kim”, in the Elizabethton Star newspaper. From Bob H. in Roan Mountain, TN: Question: I was hunting last weekend and when I got up the next morning to shower, I noticed a tick up under my arm and it had a small red circle around it.…Read More
IV Vitamin C Infusion helps EBV (Mononucleosis) Infection
IV Vitamin C infusion helps EBV (Mononucleosis) infection The article below suggests an improvement in the EBV antigens in response to treatment with IV Vitamin C infusion. It also suggests that Vitamin D is beneficial. At Tri Cities Health, we offer customized IV Infusions to address symptoms associated with EBV/Mono such as fatigue, arthralgia,…Read More