Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) and Adrenal Dysfunction

The condition of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), while poorly recognized by conventional medicine, is a very real and very debilitating condition. It is also very strongly associated with Adrenal Dysfunction. In fact, I have never had a patient with MCS who did not have associated — and often causal — underlying Adrenal Dysfunction. A person […]

13 Foods To Help Ease Anxiety & Stress

Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults, which is about 18% of the US adult population, with research suggesting that nearly 30% of American adults will qualify for an anxiety disorder diagnosis at some point in their lives. I often see people who are struggling with anxiety, and are taking medications to manage it. […]

Prevention Isn’t Enough:
Here Are The Best Alzheimer’s Supplements

The last post talked a lot about healthy-living strategies for Alzheimer’s prevention, but it’s also important to know about the best Alzheimer’s supplements – especially when there are so many products to choose from. There is a limited body of research for natural supplements in Alzheimer’s disease, but some of the strategies are promising, and […]

Benefits of Fish Oil and Marine-Derived Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Fish oil is one of the most commonly used dietary supplement. It has been recommended by some major societies and public health authorities for cardiovascular risk modification, to treat high blood triglycerides and as a treatment following acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). However, many questions remain unanswered. How does fish oil improve health? Is the evidence […]

October’s Best Pink Becomes Red

Let’s re-boot October’s pink message! In the past “breast cancer awareness” has often meant beauty products (some containing carcinogens) labeled with pink ribbons to promote mammograms. In the future, let’s think of October as support for women – all women – with breast cancer prevention, primary and secondary, better research into the causes of breast […]

Blood Sugar and Hormone Stress

More than 1/3rd of the country has a condition known as metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome has some important features that are seen in nearly all cases and that is blood sugar imbalances and or insulin resistance. When blood sugar or insulin becomes elevated it can create inflammatory cascades that can contribute to obesity, blood pressure, diabetes […]

Carbohydrate Restriction for Type 1 Diabetes:
Inspiration vs. Criticism

My Position on Very Low Carbohydrate Diets for Type 1 Diabetes Last week, I saw a Facebook post from a low-carb proponent (who does not have diabetes) criticizing this article for being a negative way to view type 2 diabetes management. Riva Greenberg is a well-known author and diabetes advocate who has lived with type 1 diabetes […]