Natural Options for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Thyroid & Gut Health

My practice is built around working with people who want to feel better naturally without over the counter drugs, prescription medications and/or surgery. I am well known for my unique and natural treatment methods for chronic and debilitating conditions such as chronic and severe low back and leg pain, hip pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, and … Read more

Adrenal Fatigue Related to “Catabolism”, IBS and SIBO – Thyroid & Gut Health

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) are severe health problems that affect millions of people worldwide. Many people are left frustrated after trying numerous conventional or traditional methods in their desperate attempts to find relief that didn’t work or in some cases made them worse. How are IBS and SIBO related … Read more

Adrenal Gland Fatigue and Homeostasis – Thyroid & Gut Health

Through the years, I have worked with many patients to help them become healthier. One common occurrence is that most patients have multiple problems going on with multiple internal body systems all at the same time. The reason for this is that the body is a “homeostatic” organism. Homeostasis means balanced. The word homeostasis is … Read more

Is Good Digestion Dependent on Cholesterol? – Thyroid & Gut Health

Statin drugs are the most prescribed medication for high cholesterol and triglycerides. Cholesterol lowering medications will lower cholesterol but one of the most common side effects of statins is muscle and joint aches/pains. That is because statins can cause a potentially serious condition called rhabdomyolysis (a breakdown of muscle tissue). How does Digestion Work? Digestion … Read more

The Tonsillectomy and Leaky Gut Syndrome Link – Thyroid & Gut Health

I realize that you might be thinking, “Really, Dr. Currie.  Are you saying that having my tonsils removed could impact my health in a negative way and even affect my digestion”? Yes, I am saying that it is possible.  Not only is it possible, but digestive imbalances can be a significant contributor to the overall … Read more

Glutathione and the Gut/Brain Connection – Thyroid & Gut Health

I was initially planning to write about glutathione and the gut, but the importance of glutathione and brain health can’t be left out. The gut is called the “Second Brain”.  The gut actually makes neurotransmitters that will dictate who you feel and act as a person. Good digestion and absorption can be an important aspect … Read more

My Long Lost Gall Bladder – Thyroid & Gut Health

Why get your gall bladder cut out if it’s something you need? It is an important organ.  Besides that, no surgery is a simple surgery! People die every day across America after going through “a simple outpatient surgery”!  No thanks.  If I can keep myself healthy and do things naturally, that’s what I’m going to … Read more

Yoga and Digestion – Thyroid & Gut Health

As I consult with patients, I work on stress reduction and relaxation techniques.  I also give specific recommendations on intake of digestible and absorbable proteins so that the body can maintain, heal, and repair. Every patient is different and I spend hours (behind the scenes) reviewing case history reports, laboratory tests and formulating (or modifying) … Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease – The Gut Connection (Part 2) – Thyroid & Gut Health

In Alzheimer’s Disease – The Gut Connection (Part 1), we discussed the importance of making better decisions and how life decisions could help prevent cognitive decline. We also learned how inflammation could possibly lead to the degenerative processes that occur with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Enjoy reading (Part 2) to learn more… Alzheimer’s Disease – The Gut … Read more