General Health Archives | Ann Shippy MD

What To Do When You Feel “Under the Weather”

What do you do when you feel “something coming on,” especially during cold and flu season? Here is my recommended “Under the Weather” Protocol: SLEEP. Resting is the best thing […]

Microplastics Go Mainstream

Recent research that is still under review is estimating that the average person consumes a credit card’s worth of plastic per week (about 5 grams)! For years, my peers and […]
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Another Reason to Drink Green Tea

Green tea is a staple of cultures worldwide. You might already know that it has been found to reduce inflammation, fight cancer, increase metabolism, burn more fat, protect the brain, […]

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

​Seasons Greetings! My patients and readers often ask me for recommendations to help them ​on their journey to health. Here are some items I find very useful and supportive, and […]
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Digital Detox: Working Yourself to Death (Literally)

We’re all guilty of checking work email during our ‘off’ hours. Maybe you scrolled through your inbox bored on a Sunday afternoon? Maybe you replied to a colleague while making […]
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Interview with “Living in the Chemical Age” Author Janet Newman, PhD

Learn what I am seeing in my patients’ testing –and more– in this interview with Janet Newman, PhD, author of Living in the Chemical Age. One of the toxins that […]
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“Third Hand” Smoke: Another Level of Toxic Smoking Danger

Obviously, “first hand” cigarette smoke exposure happens when you personally are doing the smoking, and “second hand” smoke exposure happens when you are next to the smoker breathing it in. […]
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Is There a Ricin Antidote?

At the time of this writing, the dreaded and deadly poison ricin, mailed in envelopes, was just intercepted on its way to the White House and the Pentagon. A few […]

Breathing to Death

Pollution Linked to Decreased Lifespan and Death Fossil fuels are contributing to global air pollution. Countries like Norway, India, the United Kingdom and France are adjusting their domestic and international environmental […]