From Ava DuVernay to Nicole Kidman, this year's virulent strain is taking contenders off the campaign trail and, says one doctor, "the vaccine isn't adequate."
Ava DuVernay was set to jet to the Sundance Film Festival for a Jan. 19 panel when the director had to cancel because "the flu got me," she tweeted. After asking her 1.6 million Twitter followers for quick-fix remedies, DuVernay managed to make it to the PGA Awards the following night. "There were more than 500 replies," she says. "There was ginger and lemon and people were also saying a little bourbon. I propped myself up with that and some DayQuil." She adds that her friends at the show didn't "want to go near me, but that's OK."
As always, flu season descends on Hollywood just as awards season shifts into high gear. However, this year's
Did you know that 40 million people in the U.S. have a chronic sleep disorder? Sleep disorders includes complications with sleeping, snoring, insomnia, sleep apnea, sleep deprivation and restless leg syndrome. When you do not get good sleep, it can cause serious health effects including fatigue, weight gain, headaches, daytime sleepiness and more.
One critical sleep disorder is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can be associated with snoring at night, interruptions in breathing and frequent awakenings. Snoring and pauses in breathing can be signs of sleep apnea. But one does not need to have those symptoms to have sleep apnea.
Did you know that over 50% of Americans are deficient in Vitamin D, and deficiency is associated with depression, fatigue, weight gain and more? Medical evidence has shown that Vitamin D plays a crucial role in energy, strengthening bones, fighting depression, weight loss and boosting immunity. Vitamin D is mostly obtained from the sun and most of us are not exposed to enough sunlight daily. Once levels decrease you need high dose vitamin dosage prescribed by a physician to replace levels. Our medical office offers testing for vitamins and important nutrients as well as IV Vitamin D Replacement, Vitamin D Injections and daily supplements! Please call us to schedule your appointment today. (310) 299 8959
It's a topic that takes center stage on the hit show "Royal Pains" -- concierge medicine. When you get sick, the doctors that practice this kind of medicine will make your home their office.
"Extra" recently sat down with Dr. David Nazarian, Beverly Hills concierge doctor, whose patients range from A-list celebs to business tycoons, and everybody in between.
Even though Dr. Nazarian is based on the west
Watch us on Extra tonight 6/25/2014 on channel 4 at 7pm
Dr. Nazarian was featured on KTLA 5 for his specialty in IV Vitamin Therapy.
Myer’s Cocktail, containing Magnesium, Calcium, multiple B vitamins including vitamin B-12, Vitamin B-6, Pantheronal, (B5) and vitamin C, was developed by Dr. John Myers in the 70’s and is widely used as a supporting treatment of an extensive continuum of health conditions.
A wide range of conditions that IV Vitamin Therapy is used in and can be beneficial include:
- Run Down
- Respiratory problems