Hypothyroidism and Selenium Deficiency – Thyroid & Gut Health

I’ve written a lot of articles about thyroid health. Many of my patients have gut health problems but a significant number of those also have autoimmune thyroiditis such as Hashimoto’s disease or Grave’s disease. The most common form of hypothyroidism is autoimmune disease in the form Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.  Most people with Hashimoto’s are women.  Thyroid … Read more

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

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