Dr. Salomeh Keyhani

Should you take Vitamin C tablets?

Many of my patients tell me that they are taking large doses of Vitamin C tablets to boost their immune system. If your diet is balanced, with all the food groups represented, you are likely...

Vitamin B12 supplements

Is there any evidence that vitamin supplements benefit a healthy person? You’ve heard me ask this question before, about vitamin E supplements , about vitamin B6 supplements, and...

Finish your antibiotics!

There are two simple ways to get the most out of your antibiotics and avoid promoting antibiotic resistance. First, if your doctor prescribes an antibiotic, please take the entire course (even if...

Opioids can kill you

We all know the pleasures of a good painkiller.  We often don’t know the risks.  If we’re talking opioids, such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet (hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone and...

Colonoscopy: Do you need one?

If you take charge of your health, you can help prevent colon cancer.  Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer in both men women.  And, 50,000 people die of colon cancer every year...

Is the flu shot worth it?

My patients often ask me if they should get a flu shot. My answer is yes.  Absolutely, yes. And, yes, I get the flu shot and so does my 4 year-old daughter. The flu shot works.  And, it’s safe. ...