Progressive News for Your Health

September 2020

Vitamin D: Benefits, deficiency, sources, and dosage

The majority of us living in the Midwest are deficient in Vitamin D. Reports show that having adequate amounts protects people from severe illness with COVID-19, among other benefits.

How Much Vitamin D is Too Much? The Surprising Truth

We routinely check Vitamin D levels at our office. Vitamin D is an essential vitamin, but like any vitamin, it’s possible to have too much.

If You Want to Learn More Effectively, Take Exercise Breaks

We’re all learning – whether it’s our kids in school or adults on the job or just learning something every once in a while. Exercise helps.

COVID – 19 vs. the Flu

It will be difficult to tell the difference between influenza and COVID-19 infection this winter. It is possible to have both! We are recommending the influenza vaccine to everyone as the only protection available other than masking and socially distancing. 

We Are A COVID – 19 Testing Site

COVID-19 Saliva test available to our patients and the public. This test is as accurate as nasopharyngeal tests. Results come in 72 hours. Contact us to learn more and schedule an appointment.