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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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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Type 2 Diabetes, High Triglycerides, and Insulin Resistance – Thyroid & Gut Health

Many of my patients come to me with Type 2 Diabetes and a history of high triglycerides.  Often, they are on cholesterol lowering medications such as statins. Interestingly enough, the FDA has made it mandatory for a warning to be placed on labels of cholesterol lowering medications.  The warning is in regards to the fact … Read more