Lifestyle & Remedies

Winning the Battle with Cholesterol

Winning the Battle with High Cholesterol Mark Sandoval, M.D. Lifestyle Medicine Emergency Medicine Cholesterol’s Good Side Many people don’t realize that cholesterol is an important part of your life. The fact is, you wouldn’t be able to live without cholesterol. Cholesterol is defined as a waxy, fatty alcohol, and this fatty substance has very important …

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Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease Mark Sandoval, M.D. Lifestyle Medicine   Background Lyme disease is a multisystem illness caused by infection with the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, and the body’s immune response to the infection. The disease is transmitted to humans via tick bites from infected ticks of the genus Ixodes (deer tick or blacklegged tick). Lyme disease is …

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