Author: Dr. Fetell

The Truth About B Vitamins And Fracture Risk

 Last week two frantic patients notified me by email that they read in the Times Science Section on May 28, 2019 that large doses of B vitamins in older women are associated with higher risk of hip fractures.  Both of these women suffered from osteoporosis and were...Read More

The Case of the Nutritional Depression

Recently a patient of mine came to me and she was furious! She said ” my daughter has just been told that she has a ‘chemical depression’ by a doctor who didn’t even test her brain chemicals.” I said I agreed with her. The doctor was making a supposition that...Read More

Remember to Eat Mushrooms!

I make spaghetti sauce loaded with mushrooms and I make mushrooms roasted with garlic, butter, and thyme served over wild rice, yumm!But here’s something even better than the taste.  A study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and reported in the Times on March 20,...Read More

Biomarkers and Hope for Alzheimer’s Disease

I just had an interesting conversation with a patient of mine. Her mother is also my patient and I am treating her mother with a Functional Medicine approach to Alzheimer’s disease.The daughter just came in to discuss a talk she just went to by a doctor for the...Read More