Do You Have Your Copy of The Vitamin D Cure?

The Vitamin D Cure is a powerful tool of exploration for anyone who hopes to pursue a better, healthier life. In it, Dr. James Dowd explains how anyone can enjoy the benefits of stronger bones, an enhanced immune system, and defense against obesity among others while simultaneously fighting off … [Read more...]

Arthritis Information Resources

Learning more about arthritis and other rheumatic diseases can be especially important for anyone who has, or knows someone who has, a rheumatic disease such as inflammatory arthritis, crystal arthritis, osteoarthritis, and more. Luckily, there are many arthritis information resources available to … [Read more...]

Check Out Dr. Dowd’s Video Library

Dr. James Dowd is a competent specialist who works with a variety of patients who suffer from various rheumatic diseases. His book, The Vitamin D Cure, explains how a major lack of vitamin D is actually the root cause of a lot of conditions including rheumatic diseases. Dr. Dowd has a video library … [Read more...]

The Arthritis Institute of Michigan at a Glance

The Arthritis Institute of Michigan was originally founded in 1998 in a small office in Howell, Michigan. It was the first rheumatologic center in the history of Livingston County, however some years later the facility would be moved to its current location in Brighton. James E. Dowd, MD, … [Read more...]

Dr. Dowd’s Supplements Guide

Vitamin D deficiencies are a common, and an increasingly dangerous, problem for people young and old all over the world. In my book, I talk about all the ways you can improve your life by identifying your supplemental needs and correcting a barrage of physical, mental, and emotional problems through … [Read more...]

A Look Inside ‘The Vitamin D Cure’ by Dr. James Dowd

Through his groundbreaking research with the Arthritis Institute of Michigan, rheumatologist Dr. James Dowd discovered that many of his patients suffered from vitamin D deficiency,  and that most of us need far more vitamin D than previously believed.  When Dr. Dowd wrote The Vitamin D … [Read more...]

Dr. Dowd and the Arthritis Institute of Michigan: Making a Difference

When Dr. James Dowd founded the Arthritis Institute of Michigan, he made it his mission to create a treatment center that is focused on the specialized needs of patients with rheumatologic diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system, and systemic autoimmune conditions that affect the bones, … [Read more...]

Iodine Questions

Here is what the data shows. According to the World Health Organization, the USA is on average borderline 'excess' in iodine for all but a subset of people. http://www.who.int/vmnis/iodine/status/summary/severity_color.pdf?ua=1 [4] This is due to a combination of excess salty food … [Read more...]

Dr. James Dowd Discusses Sleep on the One Life Radio Podcast

Dr. James Dowd is a frequent guest on One Life Radio. You can listen to this episode live at http://oneliferadio.com/monday-oct-26th-2015/. Here are a few of the key points from this interview: How much sleep do we need? Most studies converge on 7 hours as ideal for an adult. Less than that … [Read more...]

Dr. James Dowd Discusses “The New USDA Food Guidelines” on the One Life Radio Podcast

Dr. James Dowd is a frequent guest on One Life Radio. You can listen to this episode live at http://oneliferadio.com/monday-august-31st-2015/. Here are a few of the key points from this interview: What are the changes in the USDA 2015 food guidelines? Cholesterol is no longer a nutrient of … [Read more...]