5 Common Myths About Fasting & Fasting Diets

By David Berger / May 11, 2022

In recent years, fasting diets have experienced a surge in popularity. Some of this is due to endorsement by well-known people and a rise in fasting benefit awareness. Also, supporting the movement is a growing body of research that supports the science behind fasting diets. Unlike other diets that focus on what one eats, fasting…

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Platelet Rich Plasma Injections Can Help Healing

By New Freedom Family Medicine / April 5, 2022

For several reasons, platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are growing in popularity. Used to treat conditions like sports injuries, wounds, and hair loss, PRP uses the patient’s blood cells to speed healing in a specific area. It’s a form of regenerative medicine that can amplify your body’s natural growth factors to heal tissue. What Is…

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Medical Marijuana for Treating Diseases & Chronic Conditions

By New Freedom Family Medicine / March 1, 2022

Medical marijuana uses the marijuana plant or its chemicals to treat diseases or chronic conditions. However, if you can access it depends on the state laws. Today, more than two-thirds of the states have legalized it for medical treatments, and more are considering adopting bills to make it legal. While rigorous scientific research is lacking…

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Allergy Testing & Allergy Treatment

By New Freedom Family Medicine / February 15, 2022

Watery eyes, wheezing, rashes or hives are all symptoms of allergies. To try and find out why your symptoms are happening, you can see your doctor to find out if allergies are the cause. While allergy testing can take the guesswork out of the cause of your reactions, it’s the first step for the right…

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Making a Case for Direct Primary Care

By New Freedom Family Medicine / February 1, 2022

Simply defined, direct primary care (DPC) is a medical payment model where patients pay the physician a membership fee to be a part of the physician’s practice. In fact, direct primary care is not a new concept. In the past, it was how doctors practiced medicine before insurance companies began to play such a massive…

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