Patronus Medical Blog

Vitamin D Deficiencies

Posted by Gaby Herbst on Mar 6, 2020 2:02:13 PM

By Gaby Herbst

The cold months are almost over, warmer monts are upon us and it seems people should be getting healthier.  Instead emergency rooms around the country are bracing for the “second wave” of this year’s flu season, as well as preparing for the possibility of more cases of the newly emerged Coronavirus. Even without this new disease, and the seasonal flu, during these winter months your body could also be experiencing a decrease in Vitamin D, and other essential nutrients needed to maintain a healthy immune system. Vitamin D levels decline in the winter months with their lowest levels experienced in March, which coincidentally coincides with the “second wave” of the seasonal flu. As doctors work to fight both the flu and the coronavirus, what are ways that you can protect yourself and your health? 

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Topics: Wellness, health

Micronutrients and Breast Health

Posted by Patronus Medical on Oct 25, 2018 11:49:19 AM

Prevention is not simply earlier diagnosis. True prevention starts with the foundation of your body - micronutrients. 

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Topics: Wellness, preventative healthcare, Personal Healthcare, health

Meet the La Jolla Nurses

Posted by Patronus Medical on Sep 27, 2018 3:14:00 PM

Our experienced nurses at Patronus La Jolla are passionate about helping others meet their health and wellness goals. Book a visit at the La Jolla clinic to receive a customized treatment plan for your personal healthcare needs.

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Topics: Wellness, personalized nutrition, Functional Medicine

Do You Follow an Eating Schedule? You Should.

Posted by Patronus Medical on Sep 1, 2016 9:15:17 AM

Have you ever skipped lunch to work through an important meeting? Missed out on breakfast because you just did not have time? As long as you are consuming nutritious food and not overeating, when you eat does not matter, right? As it turns out, when it comes to eating for your health, timing is everything.

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Topics: Healthy Eating, Meal Planning, Wellness