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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Natural Options for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Thyroid & Gut Health

My practice is built around working with people who want to feel better naturally without over the counter drugs, prescription medications and/or surgery. I am well known for my unique and natural treatment methods for chronic and debilitating conditions such as chronic and severe low back and leg pain, hip pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, and … Read more

Thyroid Antagonism from Reverse T3 Dominance and its Link with Constipation – Thyroid & Gut Health

I recently reviewed one of my comprehensive blood work panels with one of my patients. She had a completely normal thyroid panel. When I say normal, I mean her thyroid panel looked perfect. Keep in mind that on my thyroid panel, I run 9 tests. My goal is to leave no stone unturned with my … 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

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