It’s been almost a year since I embarked on my own N=1 ketosis experiment. During that time, my health and performance as a pro mountain biker improved significantly. No, my adrenals didn’t burn out. My thyroid didn’t fall off. My eyes didn’t dry out. My ability to concentrate improved markedly along with my productivity. In […]
No one likes getting sick, yet it’s something a lot of folks seem to think is inevitable. “Cold and Flu Season” comes around every year and it’s just something we have to deal with, right? Kind of like weight gain is just bound to happen with age to every single person on the planet and […]
I have been a periodontist (a dentist who specializes in gum disease) for 40 years. For the first 35 years, I treated advanced gum diseases like most periodontists by performing traditional gum surgery, which was somewhat successful but relatively uncomfortable for patients. Several years ago I learned a better way for my patients. In 2010, […]
Intro to Resistant Starch With resistant starch, we have two main kinds regarding our application. Type II: Unripened banana flour. Type III: Cooled potato flour. The banana flour is great and is what I personally use because I have an autoimmune thyroid condition. Potato flour is technically a nightshade which can exacerbate some people’s autoimmune […]
Blood sugar regulation is process that is carefully balanced by our bodies. We break down food to produce glucose and this is used by our cells for energy. Insulin, a hormone, acts as a key to open the door into the cell and allow glucose inside. If our blood sugar goes too low, another hormone […]
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, so here are a few simple tips for prevention! Exercise: Women who do aerobic exercise 3-5 times per week have a 37-60% less risk of breast cancer. Exercise lowers the amount of estrogen and dangerous estrogen metabolites. Stress Reduction: Chronic stress is a huge risk factor not only for heart […]
Lets talk about Ebola For the past several weeks I’ve been listening to the rhetoric surrounding Ebola and during that time I’ve been researching what is truth and what is fabrication. I’ve read commentary that downplays the virus through sheer ignorance and also those reports that can best be described as fear mongering, seemingly written […]
Everyone knows that if you’re tired, sluggish, gaining weight or can’t lose weight, depressed and losing hair that you have thyroid problems – except that in reality it could also be undiagnosed PCOS. So frequently I have women come into my office who are concerned that they have thyroid disease but the blood tests come […]
“Don’t just treat the symptom – treat the cause.” I couldn’t agree more with this statement. I did find it funny, however, that it was the opening sentence on a website I checked out after seeing an ad that made me feel I just had to write a blog about it. “Gold Bond Medicated Body […]
The problems of irritable bowel syndrome, leaky gut, dysbiosis, heartburn, slow stomach emptying, and intestinal candidiasis are digestive complaints for sure, but they are also symptoms of underlying Adrenal Dysfunction.
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