The immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and molecules that work together to protect the body from harmful pathogens. Key components of the immune response include T cells (including T helper and regulatory T cells), B cells (which produce antibodies), cytokines (signaling molecules that coordinate immune responses), natural killer (NK) cells (which […]
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Optimize your immune system
It has been an interesting 2020. We want to share some health tips to help keep your immune system strong as we approach flu season. Also, we are including some tips to help with the recent smoke exposure. Research has shown that more than 50% of Americans are deficient in vitamin D. Research has also […]
Keep your brain happy and healthy this Spring!
Many of us have heard about Saffron used as a spice to flavor Indian food. Did you know that it can also help you feel better, improve sexual function and cognition? Saffron, also known as Crocus Sativus, has a long history in botanical medicine. Saffron has many research articles showing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. There […]
COVID Antibody Testing
We are now offering COVID antibody testing. You can call to set-up a telemedicine visit to see if this is an option for you.
Let’s talk about health!
Call to set-up a telemedicine visit through our front desk: 503-505-9806. We are currently using Zoom for these visits. We can discuss medical ozone therapy and how we can get this treatment to you at home. How can ozone help right now? Medical ozone rapidly reacts producing reactive oxygen species and lipid peroxidation products. Ozone […]
Accepting New Patients via telemedicine
We are able to establish care with new patients now via telemedicine. There are many insurance companies that have realized the importance of social distancing while still needing to support your healthcare needs. If your insurance plans covers us, it many only be a copay. There are many patients with Moda and Regence that have […]
Winter Skin Special
Winter Skin Rejuvenation Special at Lake Oswego Health Center Skin rejuvenation treatments can minimize fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin laxity and tone, and decrease scarring. “Microneedling leads to reorganization of old collagen fibres and laying down of new collagen, elastin, and capillaries leading to the effect of skin tightening. A significant increase in level […]
Cosmetic PRP Part 2
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injection of the patient’s own platelets for the cosmetic treatment of wrinkles or scars in the face, hands, and neck. Known to some as the “vampire facelift” (a term trademarked by Alabama cosmetic surgeon Charles Runels), it is less invasive than plastic surgery, takes about 60-120 minutes for each treatment, […]
Ozone Therapy for Athletes: Does It Work?
Ozone Therapy for Athletes: Does It Work? Does Ozone Therapy for Athletes actually work? This is a topic of controversy, even though there are 1,000’s of research articles that discuss it’s safety and benefits. Throughout the world there are doctors and professional athletes who swear by it. But before we dive in too deep, let’s […]
Ozone Therapy and Its Effects On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Ozone is a safe, inexpensive, and effective clinical tool with a wide range of therapeutic applications. Pain management is an area where ozone excels, and many studies have been done to demonstrate its analgesic properties. Numerous clinical trials and research studies have been conducted to investigate the effects of ozone therapy. Ozone has been shown […]