Ten Things I Love You heard me talking about being unconditionally happy or living unconditionally. What I mean by that is you feeling, self-worth, loved, good, worthy, beautiful, happy, etc. regardless of any external conditions being there to facilitate that. You’re just happy. You don’t need to have that car or that purse, or that […]
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Autoimmune thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, affects over 20 million of Americans, the majority of which are women. Thyroid conditions have a direct impact on our fertility, pregnancy, birth outcomes and can have a large influence on our postpartum period. But for some women, childbirth is the triggering event that leads to postpartum thyroiditis […]
Dr. Matthew was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from Brother Martin, a prestigious all boys Catholic High School, in 1995. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern Mississippi, he moved to Dallas to pursue his dream of becoming a chiropractor. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker […]
ESTROGEN decreases as we approach menopause (or if we are on certain medications, chemotherapy, tamoxifen and more). For many women this drop in estrogen produces dryness, not just in the vaginal area but all over. These women begin seeing dry skin, dry eyes and dry everywhere in between. Hormones, they control so much of our […]
A few months ago I discussed how chronically low vitamin D might be caused by infections. These infections may alter vitamin D metabolism in attempts to suppress your immune system, thus causing chronically low vitamin D. A certain protocol to treat this calls for the use of the drug Olmesartan. However, this drug has some […]
In the past two weeks there has been a lot controversy and media attention given to the pharmaceutical drug industry. United States and New Zealand are the only two countries in the World where advertising on TV is legal and the AMA has finally decided to step up. The amount of hours a person will […]
by Dr. Will Cole Our country is obsessed with dieting and working out. But despite having the most gyms, diet books, and exercise DVDs, we are one of the heaviest, sickest nations in the developed world. That’s why, when it comes to weight loss, I believe we’ve got it all wrong. Functional medicine recognizes that […]
Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune condition that primarily affects the thyroid gland and has been correlated with autism in the offspring of mothers with the condition. Without intervention, the result is immune destruction to the mother’s thyroid, often with a need for medication. There is somewhat of a “myth” in mainstream medicine that leads some doctors […]
If you are someone with heart disease, or are at risk for heart disease or simply want to make the right nutritional choices, this article will help you understand how statisticians have misled us into being afraid of natural saturated fats, and fats in general.
Iron, a common mineral (and, paradoxically, a common mineral deficiency in humans) is important to the brain and vital for normal brain development and human behavior. It is a key cofactor in the making of neurotransmitters, chemicals in the brain that affect neuron signaling, including serotonin, norepinephrine, and especially dopamine.