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Doctor Polucki

    Health Tips By Doctor Polucki, Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?

    Are you losing sleep? Do you feel tired? Are you easily irritated? Are your aches and pains becoming more frequent and severe? Do you struggle with indigestion?

    If you take the commercials’ advice, relief is just one more pill away. And while that is an easier sale, addressing the real issue(s) can give you a freedom, that drug dependency never will.

    Flu Season Claims First Life, Doctors Urge Public To Get Vaccine

    A Los Angeles County woman is the first confirmed dead in the 2013-2014 influenza season. Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, Director of Public Health and Health Officer talks about ways to avoid getting the flu.

    Health Tips By Doctor Polucki, Trust Your Gut

    In the past thirty days; have you had a headache? Have you seemed easily irritated? Had aches or pains not related to a recent injury? Just in the past thirty days; have you had allergies? Indigestion or sleep problems? Have you taken any kind of medication for one of these in the past thirty days?

    Editorial: It Might Be Hormonal, By Doctor Polucki

    Ask a friend if, at times, you seem a little moody. If they change the subject or run away, you might have a hormone problem.

    Do you have skin problems, no matter how you eat or what products you use?

    Do you rely on coffee, soda or energy drinks to get through the day?

    Do you have trouble sleeping?

    Have you had fibroids?

    Editorial: 5 Costly Mistakes When In A Car Accident, By Doctor Polucki

    With a 1 in 8 chance of being in a car accident this year, here are a few important things you need to know to avoid unnecessary pain, suffering and financial hardship for the rest of your life.

    1) Get the right insurance coverage.

    Med-pay is a little known option on your auto insurance policy that automatically pays if you are injured, regardless of fault.

    Editorial: Fat Free At Last, By Doctor Polucki

    If you are like me, losing and finding the same 20 pounds for 20 years OR you’ve past a certain age and just can’t keep the belly fat away no matter how you starve or torture yourself at the gym. Listen…

    • Drug addiction carries less of social stigma than obesity.
    • Over weight people have 30% more chronic health problems than smokers and alcoholics.

    Over weight people have a disproportionately higher risk of:

    1. Heart Disease

    2. Cancer

    3. Respiratory Disease

    4. Stroke

    5. Diabetes

    Editorial: 7 Things You Can Do To Avoid The Flu, By Doctor Polucki

    Waiting in the checkout line at a large retail store, you may be tempted by the nurse at the fold up table to get your flu shot while you are waiting to ring up your items.

    Why not? It’s convenient. It’s almost free, no doctor’s appointment needed. Every day on the news they say you really should get a flu shot this year because it’s going to be a bad flu season.

    Sure there are opinions out there against vaccines but what about the science? Is there a real and unbiased source to get information about flu shot safety and effectiveness?

    Achieving High Energy Health, By Doctor Polucki

    Does a salted caramel iced coffee sound good to you right now? How about a soda or an energy drink to get through the rest of the day? Craving salt, sweets and relying on stimulants to get through the day or night are socially reinforced by product marketing but these are early warning signs of a dangerous chemical imbalance and while a shot of sugar, caffeine or something stronger may perk you up, these quick fixes are actually making things much worse.

    Dog Days Of Summer Are Here, Cool Tips For A Hot Dog By Doctor Polucki

    By: Doctor Polucki

    The dog days of summer are here, so let’s look at some cool tips for a hot dog. The heat over the next several weeks can really take its toll on your pet’s health if you are not careful. But first, let’s see what your pet does for your health.

    According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control)

    Pets help:

    Three Most Important Tips For A Better Night’s Sleep, By Doctor Polucki

    By: Doctor Polucki

    How do you feel after a few restless nights? Sleep is the natural repair cycle and without it we start breaking down physically, mentally and emotionally.