Why Does Anemia Cause Fatigue? – Thyroid & Gut Health

Most of my new patients have a common symptom called fatigue or chronic fatigue. They talk about how they don’t have energy to do much of anything. They explain how they get short of breath with just a little physical activity.

They also tell me how they have brain fog or lack of mental clarity and acuity. I help patients who have all kinds of different health problems. It’s a lot of fun for me because I get to help people be healthy and happy again.

Many of the conditions I treat have fatigue in common. This is for various reasons which are too many to list in one article. In this article, I’m going to talk about anemia and why it causes fatigue.

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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

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

Is Protein the Fountain of Youth? – Thyroid & Gut Health

Is protein the fountain of youth?  Not really.  However, many people don’t get enough dietary protein (or are not absorbing what they do get) and are therefore deficient. When you are deficient in protein, many critical bodily systems can go into a compromised state and lead to poor health and disease. This is a really … 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

Homocysteine and Poor Digestion – Thyroid & Gut Health

On a regular basis, I have the great pleasure and opportunity to perform lab tests and blood work on many patients which always gives (both my patients and myself) great insight into what is going on with their overall health. As I have been seeing trends, I thought that it would be really informative for … Read more