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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The Link Between Weight Loss, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Diabetes – Thyroid & Gut Health

Millions of people worldwide suffer chronically from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It’s no secret that obesity rates are skyrocketing as well. Many people develop digestive problems and since those problems began, they also get Type 2 Diabetes and gain weight. Weight that is hard to lose. So many try different fad diets with temporary success … Read more

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

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

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Inflammation – Thyroid & Gut Health

Did you know that 7 of 10 of the top killers in the U.S. are chronic diseases that are created by inflammation: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Strokes Lower Respiratory Infections Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung Cancer Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 Diabetes) Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias Every one of these has inflammation … Read more

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