Questions and Answers on Coronavirus Infection and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Questions and Answers on Coronavirus Infection and the COVID-19 Pandemic (My Preventive Health LLC for Gastroenterology And Nutrition Clinics PC) 1. Question: What is Coronavirus? Answer: Corona virus is an RNA virus that normally lives in bats. Is a member of the SARS family of viruses, that cause Severe Acute Respiratory distress Syndrome or “SARS”. […]

What You Need to Know About COVID-19

What are the COVID-19 Symptoms? Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Patients may experience fever; flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat, and fatigue; and shortness of breath. In severe cases, there can be more serious progression including respiratory distress and fatal organ failure. How does the virus spread?According to the CDC, COVID-19 […]

New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces

SARS-CoV-2 stability similar to original SARS virus. What is Coronavirus? The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists in The New England Journal of Medicine. The scientists found […]

Are There Side Effects/Complications When Taking Prebiotics and Probiotics?

IN THIS ISSUE VOL 22 (6.4) 2018 Are There Side Effects/Complications When Taking Prebiotics and Probiotics? Click here to download the full pdf version.   Edward A. Layne, M.D., Editor Prebiotics and Probiotics Side Effects Prebiotic foods that contain increased fiber can produce excess gas in some patients. This problem can usually be solved by decreasing […]