Consultations for optimal health through nutrition
The Orpheus Clinic | Yuliya Klopouh, Pharm.D.
About Dr. Yuliya Klopouh
My name is Dr. Yuliya Klopouh, and I am the founder of The Orpheus Health Clinic. My multi-decade career as a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) taught me to believe that disease treatments begin with disease prevention!
With today’s complex health concerns (elevated stress levels, food source changes, and environmental toxins) patients seek effective solutions. The Orpheus Clinic offers health consultations that help you find optimal wellness.
Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raise your risk for heart disease and other health problems, like diabetes and stroke. The term "metabolic" refers to the biochemical processes in the body's normal functioning.
There are about 900 drugs and fixed-drug combinations used in US today. Almost 400 prescription medications can deplete specific nutrients. We are taking prescription drugs in increasing numbers. Nearly 50 % of American adults take at least one prescription medication, and nearly 20 % take 3 or more. But are we healthier because of it? Are […]
How many times have you heard of the advice to eat five or six small meals a day in order to stay healthy and loose weight? We have all been taught not to miss breakfast ( ever!) as it is the most important meal of the day. This is old news; and today its nothing […]
Many people I know suffer from acid reflux, particularly after consuming a heavy meal. This is a natural physiological process. The problem begins when the symptoms start to occur more frequently. It may indicate that you could have heartburn or what is also known, GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux disease) or acid reflux. The phenomenon of acid […]
According to medical and scientific literature, the healthy and natural state of human blood has a pH of 7.365, which is mildly alkaline. Even a slight deviation in this factor, particularly toward the acidic side of the pH scale, i.e., less than 7.0, can be accompanied by disease, even death. The body, in its wisdom, […]
Do you know of anyone taking Fosamax®, Boniva®, Actonel®? These are the most commonly prescribed drugs to treat osteoporosis and prevent fractures. Concern among doctors and patients has arisen following recent media reports that cite a possible association between unusual and unexpected (atypical) fractures of the upper thigh bone and use of these drugs. While the […]
High-intensity interval training is defined as any workout that includes intense bursts of activity, alternating with fixed periods of less-intense activity or even complete rest. A good example of H.I.I.T. workout is running as fast as you can for 30 seconds and then walking briskly for 1-2 minutes. Repeat this 1.5 minutes interval seven times […]
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria (sometimes referred to as “friendly germs”) that help maintain the health of the intestinal tract and aid in digestion. They also help keep potentially harmful organisms in the gut (harmful bacteria and yeasts) under control. Probiotics should not be confused with prebiotics. Prebiotics are complex sugars (such as lactulose, lactitol, a […]
by Yuliya Klopouh, Pharm.D. Here are some thoughts to consider when working toward a healthful diet: 1. Wheat (gluten). Gluten is a naturally-occurring protein compound found in many grain products such as wheat, barley, rye and oats. However, many people have difficulty absorbing it because they are sensitive to the protein. So that inexplicable feeling of […]
by Yuliya Klopouh, Pharm. D. There is more to a tube of toothpaste than its benefits (tarter control, whitening, complete formula, etc.) and its flavor. If you go to your local supermarket of pharmacy, and look at the toothpaste packages, you will find shelves filled with various products. In addition to some familiar but controversial […]
If you haven’t noticed, vitamin D is all over the news because we continue to learn more and more about it and its interactions in the body. Unlike other vitamins, we are still learning new things about vitamin D all the time because it acts more like a hormone than a vitamin. Its deficiency in […]