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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Could an Infection cause Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue? – Thyroid & Gut Health

Fibromyalgia patients ALL complain of one common symptom:  Chronic Fatigue.  It makes sense when you really understand some of the most common underlying causes of fibromyalgia.

In this article, I will discuss fibromyalgia and the debilitating effects of lost quality of life due to the tremendous amounts of fatigue associated with “fibro”.  Fatigue is so common with fibromyalgia that the way it makes people feel is often called “Fibro Fog”.

It is sad that a condition has become so pervasive in society that when the term “fibro fog” is mentioned, most people know what it is whether they have fibromyalgia or not. 

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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

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

Alzheimer’s Disease – The Gut Connection (Part 1) – Thyroid & Gut Health

Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating deterioration and cognitive decline process that is causing incredible amounts of grief for all involved with a family member or loved one suffering from this horrific condition. I don’t know a single person who would embraces and looks forward to the thought of cognitive decline as we age.  We all … Read more

Is my Urinary Tract Infection causing Dementia? – Thyroid & Gut Health

People come to me from all walks of life.  Some will ask me for healthcare advice when I’m out with my family.  I’ve had people come up to me in grocery stores, restaurants and even AutoZone searching for answers and trying to pick my mind without making an office visit. A friend told me how … Read more

Is Fish Oil Important? – Thyroid & Gut Health

Many people take fish oil.  Some like it and some don’t.  Some people have “burping”, “burp up”, or “burp back” with certain fish oils. Some people use fish oil as a natural approach for lowering cholesterol.  Others will use it for joint health and prevention of cardiovascular disease. A particular focus of my practice is … Read more