Healing with Hashimoto’s

At least once a day, a patient tells me that she’s been suffering for months, sometimes years, because a doctor told her there’s nothing to do for Hashimoto’s. When Synthroid doesn’t help, these patients are offered anti-depressants to “treat” their fatigue,...

Psychiatric Pretenders

Depression, anxiety, mood swings… oh my! If you are human, it is likely that your mood varies, sometimes week by week and other times minute by minute. To a certain degree, this is normal and of no concern. You are human, after all, and we are designed to...

How to Eat for Lasting Weight Loss

What you eat: Insulin gained its notoriety for its role in lowering blood sugar. When blood sugar is elevated, insulin is released to escort that sugar to safer places. This is “good” because extra sugar in the blood wreaks havoc on the body, causing rapid aging and...

Hormones that Help or Hurt

Your body uses a team of hormones to keep all things in balance. ALL THE THINGS. We call this process of creating balance homeostasis, but the reality is that our attempts to adapt (keep the balance) can become maladaptive when our mechanisms of balance, designed for...