Parkinson’s Disease, Hypothyroidism and Tremors – Thyroid and Gut Health

I don’t make it a common practice to write about particular patients and their results under my care.  However, a patient named Janice T. has a story that must be told.  Janice gave me permission to write about her so that others like her could possibly get help the same way that she did. I’m … 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

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Inflammation – Thyroid & Gut Health

Did you know that 7 of 10 of the top killers in the U.S. are chronic diseases that are created by inflammation: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Strokes Lower Respiratory Infections Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung Cancer Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 Diabetes) Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias Every one of these has inflammation … Read more

Chronic Fatigue: “I’m too Tired to be Tired” – Thyroid & Gut Health

I work with a lot of patients who list fatigue as one of their chief complaints.  It happens so often that I decided it is time to write an article about not just fatigue but chronic fatigue. So many of my patients talk about how they have energy for the first time in years after … Read more