Autumn Stew

Autumn Stew Modified From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2010 This simple chicken stew stars three of fall’s best crops—apples, carrots and parsnips. By: EatingWell Test Kitchen • 5 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided • 1 pound chicken or turkey, cut into bite-size pieces • 1 large onion, chopped • 3 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped • […]

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Shoo Flu- Don’t Bother Me!

Shoo Flu- Don’t Bother Me! As cough and cold season makes its debut this fall- don’t find yourself unprepared to fight off these viral and bacterial infections. All too many times patients come in and ask us “What can I do now that I have the flu”? The truth is, a strong immune system to […]

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What is a Leaky Gut?

What is a Leaky Gut?  A leaky gut is a syndrome in which the protective barrier of the small intestine is compromised and allows undigested foods and anything else that happens to be in the gut to cross into the body.  When this occurs the immune system attacks the these the leaked material that doesn’t […]

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Are you over medicated?

The patient was a man in his seventies and had travelled from Florida to see me for a consultation.  His family told me that he had a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease but they were more concerned that he seemed extremely fatigued and “out of it.”  They dropped this bag of medications on my desk: There […]

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Solving the Sleep Problem

Difficulties with sleep are very common.  There are many factors to consider if you are having problems with either going to sleep or staying asleep. Here is a very basic explanation of the neurotransmitters involved in sleep.

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Getting to Sleep Naturally

Sleep problems are extremely common in out society.  Getting to sleep and staying asleep are two different issues. If you are having trouble falling asleep, watch this video for some basic info to help you off to sleep. Also check out Staying Asleep Naturally.

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How the Thyroid Works

The thyroid gland produces hormone that control our metabolic rate.  Hypothyroid function or low thyroid is a common condition and it’s diagnosis is often missed.  In this video I explain some of the basics of how the thyroid works and why comprehensive testing is so important.

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