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Dr. Eric Kusher

Holistic Medicine
Enfield, CT
39 years experience male

Locations

Kusher Functional Medicine Center

Enfield, CT

Address

74 Palomba Drive, Enfield, CT
Directions

Practice website

Fax

8885192097

About

Bio

Chiropractic physician since 1983 post graduate certified in Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, and Functional Medicine, which treats patients with a wide array of chronic health conditions through the use of nutrition, diet & lifestyle changes, and stress reduction techniques. Also conducts online/phone consultations worldwide, and can be contacted at www.drkusher.com.

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Holistic Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Muscle spasm: Could be a spasm or trigger point in one of the accessory muscles of respiration; the scalenes can pinch off nerve roots in the brachial plexus and gi... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Charcoal & Probiotic: Short answer is try charcoal to absorb foul gas and probiotics to help normalize flora (Saccharomyces boullardii is best, try to include). Many other ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Suggest consult: I would suggest consulting your PCP on this; it sounds like you may have a venous blockage resulting in this.
A male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Ingredient List: Simply look at the ingredient list, you will see either PABA or Para amino benzoic acid.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Test Sample: Bring a sample of the phlegm to your dr and have them run a culture. It's possible you were not on the correct antibiotic. Also recommend a chest x-ra... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Possibly: Could be the B-12, or if you are taking a B-complex or Niacin also could cause this. Best to take methylated B-12 (Methylcobalamin) as best assimilate... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Splint/cast: Avulsion means the sprained ligament has torn off a small piece of the bone it attaches to. If it is painful, may need to be immobilized with a brace ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Any pain?: If painful in abdomen, might be a ruptured ovarian cyst. If not painful, suggest see gyn (either way).
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Not terribly: It's usually done in office without anesthesia. A bit uncomfortable, but nothing to be overly worried about.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Go gluten-free: Comprehensive answer, but the single best thing you can do is to remove all gluten from your diet. Even if you do not have celiac disease, gluten can ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Not directly: Not from the coffee itself; however, if you use sugar and/or cream or milk, you add calories which, if consumed in excess, can add weight over time. A... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
See good chiro: Leave the cracking to professionals. You may have caused a mild fixation or muscular trigger point. This is usually easily foxed with proper manipulat... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
More tests: You need to have additional testing to rule out lupus, fibromyalgia, Lymes, etc.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Don't bother: If your thyroid is normal, be thankful your metabolism is fast at your age. If looking to gain weight, increase calories with good fats, high protein,... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Check out: Cancer can start with one and progress, but other things can cause node enlargement. Possible ear or throat infection. Exam and lab work will tell.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
What part?: Answer would depend upon what part of the hand you refer to. Exactly where on your hand is the bump?
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
No: Not unless he is taking additional sources of hormones. Body will not produce enough of it's own to affect growth.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Nutritional status: If all neuro tests come back normal, consider nutritional deficiencies, ie calcium, magnesium, Vitamin E, electrolytes, and stay hydrated.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Check sugar: First thought is to have your blood sugar checked...all are symptoms of diabetes, along with excessive thirst.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Both: While keratin is for nourishing the cuticle of the hair strand biotin is only absorbed internally not topically...so for best results use a product or... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Nerve impingement: Should check out with neurologist for possibility of trigeminal neuralgia, especially if on skin of any part of face.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Couple of things: This symptom could be related to esophagitis/gastritis/ulcer (is it worse after eating/swallowing or not?), or possibly pancreatitis (is it relieved b... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Esophageal spasm: This may be one of a few things, from a spasm of the esophageal musculature to a hiatal hernia, to a condition know as globus hystericus. Bottom line ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Aggravated it.: Don't know where it is, but if you worked out that area, you may have aggravated it. Best to lay off that area until completely healed.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Possible ulcer: Could be an ulcer or gastritis/esophagitis, suggest GI consult and endoscopy if indicated.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
Perhaps: Do a pregnancy test, but also check blood sugar; excessive thirst, hunger, and fatigue may indicate issue here.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
MRI shows masses: MRI is designed to show only space-occupying lesions; Alzheimer's, unless in the advanced stages, results in brain changes, but does not alter the str... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
39 years experience
OK: It's OK...nothing more than 2 herbs, chamomile and passion flower. You can probably buy these in capsule or tea form for far less than the $39.95 they... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kusher is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kusher is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I'm not sure how to reply to your question. So I'm telling you through here. It's on my right ring finger. Sometimes I feel it in my thumb too!
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Aware of Biotin that can be taken orally, but there are several Biotin shampoos and conditioners on the market as well.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I go back to vasc surgeon Nov I will talk to him. Again thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Logan University
Graduated 1983MD

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