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

Are Antacids Safe? – Thyroid & Gut Health

What a loaded question.  When it comes to medications, antacids are generally considered a safe medication.  They most certainly can help give relief to many who suffer from heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, aka: “GERD”.

But, what about overall health?  How do antacids effect the body long term and what health conditions can they cause?

I think that many people don’t realize the risks associated with antacids.  Since antacids give most people relief from their burning or pain, some think that it’s an easy fix and that since they don’t have the symptoms any longer that everything is all good.  

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Foods that Lower Cholesterol – Thyroid & Gut Health

I have been seeing so many new patients with high cholesterol that I felt it was important to write an article on the natural approach for cholesterol control and regulation. I am going to include some dietary measures for helping lower cholesterol naturally.  However, as I’ve written about in other articles, I want to emphasize … Read more

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Gut Inflammation – Thyroid & Gut Health

A lot has happened since I began doing lab tests and working with patients nutritionally. I’m healthier, and my family is healthier. Some of the great joy that I have experienced are some of the wonderful patient experiences I’ve had have in treating my very own Mom and Dad. It was around 2 a.m. over … 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

My Long Lost Gall Bladder – Thyroid & Gut Health

Why get your gall bladder cut out if it’s something you need? It is an important organ.  Besides that, no surgery is a simple surgery! People die every day across America after going through “a simple outpatient surgery”!  No thanks.  If I can keep myself healthy and do things naturally, that’s what I’m going to … Read more