The Single Most Important Blood Test For You & Your Family

Shira Miller, M.D.Men, Women2 Comments

Question: What’s the single most important blood test you should do, even if you think you are very healthy? Answer: 25-OH Vitamin D (Your Vitamin D Level) Vitamin D deficiency is an epidemic and everyone is at risk–from infants to the elderly. As most people work indoors and put on sunscreen whenever they go outside there is little opportunity for the sun’s … Read More

Book Review: Solar Power for Optimal Health

Shira Miller, M.D.Men, Women

Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine Vol. 22, No. 3, 2007 “Solar Power for Optimal Health” Marc Sorenson, EdD 2006 Paperback, 274 pages Book Review by Shira Miller, M.D. Are you a sun-phobe? Does the mere thought of going outside cause you feverishly to protect yourself with an armor of sunscreen? Do you habitually shield yourself with sunglasses? And then, do you … Read More

Get Your Vitamin D Level in 3 Days or Less

Shira Miller, M.D.Men, Women2 Comments

You probably already know whether or not you have high cholesterol. Unfortunately, and this is more important than high cholesterol in my opinion, only the most progressive and proactive patients know if they have Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin (it’s actually a hormone), is produced by the interaction of sunlight and your skin. Most known for its requirement … Read More