32 Articles by Susan Blum, M.D., MPH

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH

Yes, You Can Treat Arthritis Naturally. Here's How To Decrease Inflammation & Pain

"After years of working with patients, I realized a few key things about osteoarthritis."

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
November 16 2017

What Everyone Should Know About Thyroid Disease

Have you noticed that many people you know have been diagnosed as having a low functioning thyroid, or hypothyroidism? And have you also noticed that...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
July 18 2014

Is Booze REALLY That Bad For You?

Ever wondered if that glass of wine or vodka tonic is hurting your health? If you have, then you're just like most of my patients. This can be...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
June 7 2014

How To Deal With Your Allergies Naturally

It’s that time of year: The trees are blooming, the grass is growing and the flowers are opening, releasing the pollen that adds to the misery of so...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
May 22 2014

If You Eat Fish, Here's What You Need To Know About Mercury

Are you concerned about your exposure to mercury from the food you're eating? If you eat fish at all, then you should be. This can be confusing, but...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
April 27 2014

Why Your Emotional Hang-Ups Are Hurting Your Health

Instead of talking about lowering cholesterol and the benefits of exercise and diet (which are all true!), I want to focus on the non-physical aspects...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
March 7 2014

7 Signs You Might Need A Multivitamin

I spend a lot of time each week answering this basic question from my patients: Do I need a multivitamin?

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
January 24 2014

How To Enjoy Your Vacation And Stay Healthy

Vacation is a time to take a break from normal routines. But that shouldn't mean throwing all of your health supportive activities out the window....

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
December 23 2013

How To Finally Get Enough Sleep No Matter What's Going On In Your Life

Ever wondered if you're getting enough sleep every night? Or perhaps you already know that you aren't—because you're having trouble falling asleep, or...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
November 18 2013

Do You Have A Thyroid Problem?

Your thyroid gland is an endocrine organ that sits in the front of your neck, and makes hormones that regulate many things, including your body...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
November 5 2013

Stressed, Tired, & Lost Your Sex Drive? It Could Be This

Are you in your 40s and experiencing all sorts of symptoms that are new and annoying, like irregular periods with more PMS, more interest in sleep...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
October 5 2013

3 Simple Steps To Great Gut Health

If you have gas or bloating after you eat, or if you experience constipation and/or loose stools, or any type of intestinal discomfort, you have a...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
September 20 2013

Detox 101: Know The Basics Before You Begin

Looking for a quick energy boost? Want to look fabulous in that dress you're wearing next week? If you're like most people, no doubt you've heard...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
September 4 2013

Do You Need To Worry About Vitamin D In The Summer?

Everyday someone asks me whether or not they need to take vitamin D in the summer, so I thought I'd explain why this vitamin is so important year...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
July 26 2013

7 Tips To Stay Balanced During A Busy Month

Like many of you, I look forward to June all year. The rainy, spring weather gives way to beautiful, sunny skies, and I begin to anticipate hot summer...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
June 13 2013

Why Women Are More Likely To Get Autoimmune Diseases

Did you know that autoimmune diseases are much more prevalent in women? Since 75% of autoimmune diseases affect women and 25% affect men, it seems...