Articles by Dr. Kevin Passero

7 Signs You May Be Deficient in Magnesium

Magnesium is by far one of the most important minerals in the human body. In fact, researchers have detected over 3,000 different magnesium binding sites on human proteins, which means that magnesium’s role in human health and disease processes may have been vastly underestimated.

3 Steps to Help You Safely Transition Off Acid Reflux Medications

The FDA has warned that these drugs are only safe to take for treatment periods of 14 days -- a far cry from what many doctors prescribe for their patients.

5 Surprising Things Triggering Your Acid Reflux

Think getting rid of heartburn is just a matter of changing your diet? Unfortunately, it's not that simple.

This Anti-Aging Weapon Combats Aging Like None Other

In today’s world, there’s no escaping the environmental toxins that are all around us. They’re in our food, our water, the air we breathe and everything we touch.

5 Supplements That Heal Tissue Damage Caused By Acid Reflux

When it comes to treating acid reflux with supplements and other natural remedies, there are four key steps I have used successfully with my patients

If You Only Take One Vitamin, Take This

If you pay attention to the "official" recommendations for vitamin D intake issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), you might think that you can easily get all the vitamin D you need from moderate sun exposure and fortified milk or other foods.

Here’s the Secret to All-Day Energy

Are you tired all the time? Incredibly, most of the patients I see complain of persistent, ongoing fatigue. Sometimes lack of sleep is a factor, but in almost all cases, there is another, often overlooked factor at play.

The Great Acid Reflux Lie

Did you know that, according to the FDA, the acid-blocking drugs millions of people take day-in and day-out for years to "manage" their reflux symptoms are really only safe to take for 2 weeks?

The Hidden Deficiency Zapping Your Energy and Brainpower

Did you know that 1 in 8 Americans over the age of 65 suffers from severe cognitive decline — and that nearly half of all individuals over the age of 80 do?[1]

You Need This Vitamin to Keep Your Immune System Strong

It’s that time of year again, when every other patient who walks through my clinic doors is coughing, sneezing or sniffling. It’s also that time of year when I’m ordering vitamin D tests for nearly all of the patients I see in my practice.