Los Robles Hospital 1st to Offer Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center is a licensed 404-bed acute care facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, Los Robles Hospital has the only Level II Trauma Center in Eastern Ventura County and the only Emergency room in both Los Angeles and Ventura counties with the coveted EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) rating. In addition, it is the…

What You Need to Know to Prevent Heart Disease

What do rheumatoid arthritis, gastrointestinal disease, toxins, hormones and low vitamin D have in common with heart disease? They can all cause heart disease! These very issues may explain why people who “looked” healthy have had a heart attack or stroke.

Ease into the New Year: 3 Simple Solutions for Energy, Health & Happiness

Did 2016 leave you feeling tired and stressed? Do you suffer from headaches, muscle stiffness, joint pain, brain fog, indigestion, insomnia or hair loss? Have you recently had a cold or flu or are you having a hard time losing weight?

Supporting Recovery of Addiction

Chances are you know someone dealing with an addiction. We have all been touched by drug and alcohol addictions either personally or professionally, whether it’s a friend, loved one or even yourself. Addiction is an equal-opportunity affliction, affecting people without regard to economic circumstance, education, race, geography, IQ or any other factor. Probably a confluence of factors—a potent but unknowable…

Grateful for Good Health

Living a long life has been a human obsession since before Ponce de Leon’s 16th century search for the Fountain of Youth. While numerous pills, potions and elixirs have been tried and failed, new longevity research reveals how you can extend your life further than you ever thought possible.

Get the Facts about Cancer Prevention

It is an unfortunate fact that almost all modern medicine is focused on treating, rather than preventing, cancer.

Breaking Free of Brain Fog

The good news is that the brain is plastic. Plasticity, or neuroplasticity, is the lifelong ability of the brain to reorganize neural pathways based on new experiences. Brain degeneration is not inevitable. You can reinvigorate, protect and maintain your brain. This requires that you “clean up your act” by removing toxins, supply your brain with essential nutrients and oxygen and…

The Hormones of Relationship: Testosterone & Oxytocin

Women need to understand that men require “cave time” to wind down when they come home and flop down on the couch in front of the TV or read the paper. That is how they replenish their testosterone, and disturbing them too soon will not allow them to adequately restore their hormone levels.

What You Must Know About Your Thyroid

Are you tired, depressed, cold or irritable, and do you experience swollen joints and poor memory? Maybe you are having difficulty losing weight, even though you have tried everything. Do you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, muscle cramps or difficulty swallowing? If so, you need to have your thyroid checked, as these symptoms may indicate low thyroid production.

Taking a Natural Approach to Emotional Health

Doctors Alan Duben and Lindsay Erickson at the Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center provide insight into their unique methods of supporting patients’ emotional health. “We share with our patients that they should live an active life rather than a reactive life,” explains Dr. Duben.

Can Natural Hormones Improve Your Health?

If you are premenopausal or menopausal, you know these transitions can be challenging—but they don’t have to be. During the menopausal years, the production of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroid needed to maintain a youthful vitality rapidly begins to decline. Symptoms include depression, irritability, short-term memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, low libido, fatigue and weight gain. How happy,…

Are you Suffering from a Nutritional Deficiency?

You may be experiencing the signs of nutritional deficiency. Food is the fuel that energizes our body for work, play and healing. It is the source of our vitality and contains all substances necessary for the regulation of bodily processes. Human life has advanced for eons using nothing more than natural foods from plants and animals, along with fresh water…

Got Sinus Issues?

Have you had recurrent colds or allergy attacks that don’t seem to go away? If so, there's a good chance you have sinusitis, a condition that afflicts more than 37 million people each year. The good news is that local experts like Marc Kerner, MD, FACS, offer the latest treatments for sinus issues. Double board certified by the American Board…

Hard of Hearing?

Hearing loss can affect quality of life and left untreated, may lead to isolation, frustration and even dementia. Conejo Hearing Center aims to improve lives by providing appropriate solutions for hearing impairments and caring for each patient like a family member. The compassionate staff works with patients to diagnose and treat hearing issues, using the latest equipment and years of…

Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center: Balancing the Master System

Optimal health is established and maintained through a properly functioning nervous system. The nervous system is the master system of the body; it monitors and controls every system of the body in coordination with the brain and nerves. This includes management of hormones, enzymes, digestive juices and neurotransmitters. Therefore, anything that interferes with the proper function of the nervous system—the…

Managing Pain

Anyone who has dealt with recurring or chronic pain understands the importance of obtaining pain relief. And when it comes to pain, Dr. Kamyar Assil, medical director of Conejo Pain Specialists Medical Group, specializes in diagnosing, treating and relieving even the most painful conditions.

Are Silver Fillings Compromising Your Immune System?

Based in Southern California, internationally renowned holistic dentist David Villarreal, D.D.S., treats patients from around the world who seek him out for his expertise in biocompatible dentistry. Noting that every tooth in the mouth corresponds with an organ in the body through the energy meridians identified by Chinese medicine and other ancient cultures, Villareal says putting in a filling, pulling…

Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center

Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center, founded by Dr. Alan Duben to serve the Westlake Village and surrounding communities with holistic chiropractic health services, is not your typical chiropractic office. Over 3,000 patients in our community have experienced the care of Drs. Duben and Lindsay Erickson, which combines gentle chiropractic services with whole food nutritional supplement support and stress-reducing emotional support using…

3 Keys to Good Health

Maintaining health and well-being requires attention to three key areas: nutrition, emotions and the nervous system. Assessing and addressing this health triad leads to complete, long-lasting health, says Alan Duben, D.C., who focuses on treating the whole person at his Westlake Village practice, Duben Chiropractic & Kinesiology.