Vascular Dementia and Cardiovascular Disease – Part 2 – Thyroid & Gut Health

In Part 1 of Vascular Dementia and Cardiovascular Disease, we discussed how brain and cognitive health are important.  I explained why cognitive health is important to me and why I developed a passion for helping people preserve their brain health. We also discussed how high levels of the amino acid homocysteine can damage blood vessels … Read more

Vascular Dementia and Cardiovascular Disease – Part 1 – Thyroid & Gut Health

Cognitive decline and dementia are on the rise in America and worldwide.  Why is that?  The reasons are multifactorial.

There isn’t just one component that leads to devastating cognitive decline and neurological impairment associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Of course, we live in a world that is more toxic than ever.  Chemicals, pesticides, xenobiotics, pollutants, etc… are in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food that we eat.

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Stress vs. Sex – Thyroid & Gut Health

So, if we are going to be real about things, most of my patients are older than 45 years old.  Most of them are losing 1% of muscle mass annually which comes naturally with aging and lack of exercise/protein deficient diets. – and – Before coming to me, most of my patients were unhealthy and … Read more

Type 2 Diabetes, High Triglycerides, and Insulin Resistance – Thyroid & Gut Health

Many of my patients come to me with Type 2 Diabetes and a history of high triglycerides.  Often, they are on cholesterol lowering medications such as statins. Interestingly enough, the FDA has made it mandatory for a warning to be placed on labels of cholesterol lowering medications.  The warning is in regards to the fact … Read more