Butyrate is a really important fatty acid, not just for our gut, but also our entire body. Butyrate is made by bacteria in our gut when they ferment starches.Read More
If you have been struggling with weight gain or inability to lose weight, leptin may be the solution.Read More
If you want to feel better with hypothyroidism, you need the right treatment. To figure out the right treatment, you need to know the root cause. It is as simple as that.Read More
n the current health care model, we have all be trained to take a pill for an ill. And most of us apply that mindset in alternative health care. We just switch our pills from drugs to supplements.
THIS DOESN'T WORK!
Health will never, ever be found at the bottom of a bottle. Think about it. If healing disease was as simple as taking a supplement, we would all be in amazing health. But we are not.
ost of us choose our supplements based on seductive marketing messages that make us believe that feeling amazing just requires swallowing a pill. But do those supplements ever live up to their promises? No.
Supplements are only effective when applied in the context of YOUR physiology.Read More
Maybe you have heard that your gut health may be contributing to autoimmune disease. Maybe you have even heard that your gut bacteria influence your immune system. But how? To answer that, we have to talk about endotoxin and alkaline phosphatase.Read More
Autoimmune disease is when your immune system attacks your own tissues. In Hashimoto's, the immune system attacks the thyroid. In multiple sclerosis, the nerves. In rheumatoid arthritis, the joints. But why does your immune system behave this way? What is the underlying immune imbalance that results in your immune system attacking your body?Read More
Do you suspect that your symptoms are caused by a vitamin or mineral deficiency? You may be right. But how do you tell?
Diagnosing a micronutrient deficiency is not always easy. Our biochemistry is very complex, symptoms can be misleading, and lab testing doesn't always show the whole picture.Read More
The hormones from your thyroid interact with the hormones from your adrenal gland. The hormones from your adrenal gland impact the way your thyroid functions. They exist in a balance. When one is out of balance, the other usually follows. So often to restore balance to the thyroid, we have to restore balance to the adrenal glands first. Or vice versa.Read More
You see, conventional medicine doesn't teach doctors how to properly assess thyroid function. They only teach doctors how to detect severe thyroid dysfunction. Because it is only when thyroid dysfunction is severe that conventional medicine can treat it (with drugs and surgery). Conventional medicine is not interested in knowing when your thyroid dysfunction is mild or moderate because they can do nothing to help you. So most doctors are not interested in looking for a problem if they can't fix it. So they don't run the right tests.
But lucky for you, there are doctors, such as myself, that know how to detect and treat all stages of thyroid dysfunction.Read More