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.
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.
Low thyroid function is one of the most common causes of weight gain and is frequently undiagnosed. Learn the basic signs of hypothyroidism.
When I became the parent of a child with cerebral palsy, I learned firsthand about the unique concerns that arise when you realize that your child may need treatment and services beyond those of most kids or even beyond what the traditional health system has to offer. Every child – even the “normal” ones – […]
Every day we encounter estrogen and estrogen like compounds in our environment. It comes from plastics, hormones given to livestock and even in our tap water from farm runoff and from human waste water. Those thing are hard to avoid. When we intentionally add extra estrogen through the use of medication such as birth control […]
I recently ran into a former patient who had moved away a few years ago. She is a very petite and she had gained about twenty pounds the last time I saw her. This time she was very slim. I asked her how she did it. She told me that she had stopped eating protein […]
Compelling evidence presented in the journal Nutrition Research makes the irrefutable connection among green tea consumption, lowered body weight and reduced levels of dangerous belly fat. Drinking between 5 and 8 cups of green tea each day was shown to lower body weight by 5.6% and to decrease abdominal fat stores by 17.8% over a […]
How to reduce cravings? One of the greatest barriers to success in weight reduction and detoxification if the battle that some of our patients must endure with their cravings. The physiology of the process is complex and involves neurotransmitter balance and blood sugar balance most frequently. The goal is to reduce hunger and impulse eating. Here […]
How to Lose Fat Losing weight and losing fat are not necessarily the same thing. You might think that they go hand in hand but that isn’t always the case. Here is an example. Spend some time in a sauna. You will sweat and probably detox some but what you eliminate mostly is water weight. […]
Detoxification: Slow and Steady Wins the Race At this time of the year we get a lot of patients asking about detoxification procedures. After holiday indiscretions come the remorse and sick feelings that result form eating and drinking sweets, alcohol and chemicals that many of our healthy patients usually avoid. The first step in the […]