Do you feel that your energy is out of balance, and you are unable to beat fatigue? Does your fatigue leave you with little left for family, spouses, children, or even yourself? This is one of the most common complaints that I hear in my medical practice. It seems, these ... Read More about End Fatigue Today: Thyroid, Insulin and Cortisol.
Fatigue results from imbalances in our energy production, storage and utilization. You can beat your fatigue, and feel better, by managing these systems. These blogs will show you how.
The practice of "modern" medicine troubles me. I have seen so many people hurt by the cascading use of more and more medications. Yes, it is a way; but it’s not the only way. As a physician who practices a functional medicine, I formerly believed that I was promoting ... Read More about Why Modern Medicine Needs Functional Medicine
Thyroid hormone function modulates our metabolism, and is a critical part of our body’s ability to adapt to different environments. Its proper fucntion, and medical management, is essential to all aspects of health. When food is plentiful and stress is low, we can run our engines ... Read More about Thryroid Hormone Function: Management Techniques
May the new year bring hope, optimism for new opportunities, and a brighter future to the world. Covid, politics, climate change and instant connectivity have all made the past few years challenging, and unique in the history of humans. With these ... Read More about A New Paradigm on Mental Health
Over the past decade of my medical career, I have retrained myself to rethink the treatment of fatigue by changing how we look at the acquisition, storage and utilization of energy in our bodies. I wanted to challenge the reader to consider this perspective of energy. Too often ... Read More about Fatigue Treatment: The Energetic Triad
Have you been told that your TSH is normal when you know that it's really not normal? I'm guessing that the picture looks something like this: You went to your doctor's office with legitimate complaints. You may have been struggling with weight gain, fatigue, cognitive changes, ... Read More about Why your TSH normal range isn’t normal
Am I hypothyroid? How do I know if I have have hypothyroidism? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gFRqQvO_wE&t=2s In this post I am going to answer your question of “am I hypothyroid, or do I have some degree of hypothyroidism?” If you stick around to the end of ... Read More about Am I hypothyroid? Why doesn’t my doctor know?
If you need thyroid hormone replacement, it is important to get it right. The most common mistake I see with thyroid hormone replacement is underdosing of the hormone. So many people are left to suffer needlessly due to inadequate treatment. Let’s put an end to this silly ... Read More about Thyroid Hormone Replacement: Part 2
I commonly see hypothyroidism and the need for thyroid hormone replacement in my patient population. Our body’s hormonal symphony requires balanced thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped hormone at the base of the neck, builds these hormones. This gland ... Read More about Thyroid Hormone Replacement: Part I
Do you have low thyroid function? I feel that this is one of the more underdiagnosed conditions in our country today. I see so much sickness and disability in my practice that is directly related to the thyroid. You may already have a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. Two ... Read More about Thyroid Function, Stress and Survival
Oxygen is crucial for life. It drives all of our cellular processes, and allows us to make energy. We'll take a minute to see how oxygen ties into the aging process, and what you can do about it. There is an irony afoot, as you'll soon see. We cannot live for more than a ... Read More about Energy, Oxygen and Inflammation