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Dr. Myra Reed is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician with over 30 years of experience as a primary care doctor. She structured Myra Reed, MD to provide an individualized, dedicated health care practice to help patients feel better, live longer and achieve their best life.

August 4, 2021

Vitamin D: What You Need to Know for Your Health

Worldwide interest in the health protective benefits of Vitamin D has increased exponentially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. We now know that low Vitamin ...

November 8, 2018

Antibiotic Resistance

Take A Holistic Approach to Antibiotic Resistance When it comes to our health, there are two schools of thought: the Germ Theory and the Terrain Theory. Understanding the differences is critical, particularly because it involves the use of antibiotics, which should be used sparingly and for the right reasons. So let’s examine this often confusing ...

September 3, 2016

Food & You: The Body-Mind Connection

Did You Know? The human brain consumes the largest portion of the total energy that is generated in the human body – up to 20%! There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But did you know that those same choices also ...

July 22, 2016

Healthy Chocolate Avocado Mousse Recipe

Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse Want to satisfy your sweet tooth without adding inches to your waistline? This rich, creamy avocado mousse is about as close as you’ll get to a truly healthy chocolate treat. Serves 1. Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, skin and pit removed, mash slightly with a fork 3 1/2 Tbs unsweetened dark chocolate ...

June 6, 2015

What saliva can tell us about your health

You probably know the most common ways your doctor monitors the health of your body—checking your vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate, and temperature), and collecting blood, urine, and even tissue samples. These are all effective tools that can tell your healthcare team more about what’s happening inside your body, but there’s more.

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