How to Use the Pandemic to Actually Improve Your Health

Anxiety is running high right now, with good reason.  The health and economic consequences of the
pandemic have affected everyone, even those lucky enough to have not actually
contracted coronavirus. There’s never been a more important time to optimize
your health.  Not only will you feel
better in the short term, it is one tangible thing you can do to reduce your
chances of suffering severe consequences of coronavirus infection.

 “89.3% of adults hospitalized for Covid-19 had one or
more underlying conditions. The most commonly reported were hypertension (49.7%),
obesity (48.3%), chronic lung disease (34.6%), diabetes mellitus (28.3%), and
cardiovascular [...]

COVID-19 Testing

Covid-19 Testing: March 27,
2020

There is a lot of confusion
right now about testing for Covid-19.  If
you have ANY concerns regarding possible symptoms or exposure, please call us
at 860-661-4662 and we can do a same-day telemedicine visit to evaluate your
situation and order testing at the location most convenient for you. 

Current guidelines
recommend that testing be done ONLY if the following symptoms are present:

Fever greater than or equal to 100.0°FCoughShortness of
breath

Also please be aware that
testing requires a doctor’s order prior to arrival at the test site.

If you have been exposed or
think you might [...]

Welcome Dr. Aylah Clark

Third Stone Health has a new doctor! Dr. Aylah Clark has joined Third Stone Health, and will be bringing her expertise in treating hormone conditions, lipedema, lymphedema, and more.  (Check back next week to learn more about all the different conditions Dr. Clark finds solutions for, as well as more info on her specialities!)  Her work is rooted in deeply understanding the science supporting her treatments, and applying it holistically and effectively to each unique individual she treats.

“I would like to bring the science into natural health and infuse the nature back into medicine.”

-Dr. Aylah Clark

                Just a few weeks [...]

Eat to Feel Good

The Diet Wars, Volume Two: The New Year’s Resolution Weight Loss Detox
Every year, we all talk about it: New Year’s resolutions, weight loss, and getting fit.  Just about everybody thinks about shedding the few extra pounds of holiday indulgences that are making their pants fit a little tighter. Some people are determined to make this the year they will wear pants they haven’t been able to fit in for years. And the current fad now is to “detox.” So what really is the best weight loss plan, or detox plan?

The most important thing to remember is what I [...]

Are Vegan Diets Better?

The Diets War – Volume 1
I was recently interviewed for an article in Connecticut Magazine, asked about my thoughts on a vegan diet… and I wanted to expand upon the topic.

The internet is full of recommendations and admonitions about what you should eat, and you don’t have to look around very long to realize many of these claims directly contradict each other. So how do you make sense of it all?

Start by remembering what people most often forget: there is no one single healthy diet that is best for everyone. Different health conditions require different diets, and even [...]

FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used in Anti-Bacterial Soaps

On September 2, 2016 the FDA issued a new rule banning the use of 19 different antiseptic “anti-bacterial” chemicals in over-the-counter soaps. These chemicals have been banned for two reasons:

data suggests that long-term exposure to these chemicals poses health risks, potentially affecting hormones and contributing to bacterial resistance
they have never been shown to be more effective than washing with plain soap and water

Anti-Bacterial Chemicals in More than Just Soap
These chemicals were originally developed for use in healthcare settings, where the risk of infection is higher and use of the substances more controlled. But in recent years, [...]

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