The Special Needs Child and Alternative Care

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 – […]

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Kill the Monsters While They’re Small

  Many years ago I learned the phrase “Kill the monsters while they’re small.”  For over thirty years I have been seeing patients and with some serious health challenges.  When a condition has been present for a long time, it is usually more severe and takes longer to correct.  Sometimes we cannot correct it, we can […]

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Dietary Fats Affect Childhood Allergies

Kids who suffer from allergies know how lousy they can make you feel, and allergy medications often have side effects like drowsiness. As a result, natural means of preventing the development of hay fever and itchy skin are increasingly being studied. Research on dietary fat intake and its association with allergic reactions is an example […]

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Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

Lower Cholesterol Naturally Here are some tips on lowering cholesterol naturally: Get your cholesterol tested and get a comprehensive test.  Total cholesterol does not tell what your risks actually are.  Getting the particle size of your cholesterol is important.  There are safe and inexpensive nutritional supplements that can make a huge difference. Eat a diet that is […]

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Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

  “After six months my blood pressure dropped, even below my goal of 110 over 70, to 106 over 67” Hi, my name is Mike Shay and I am the author of “Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally.” This is the story of how I discovered, how to lower my own high blood pressure, help others to […]

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Reversing Insulin Resistance

A leading cause of weight gain is insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone that transports glucose into our cells so that the cells can burn the glucose as fuel. When we bombard our cells with insulin by eating lots of carbs, our cells stop letting the glucose in.  When the glucose gets stuck in circulation, […]

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Is Your Thyroid Under Active?

Is Your Thyroid Under Active? Low thyroid function is one of the most common causes of weight gain and it is frequently undiagnosed. The signs of an low thyroid are:      Weight Gain      Fatigue      Memory Loss      Dry Skin      Dry Hair      Hair Loss     […]

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Weight Loss Made Easy

If you are reading this, you are probably frustrated in your efforts to effectively loose weight.  Over the past thirty years I have found that patients who have had difficulty with weight loss have missed addressing one or more key metabolic issues.  Issues such as thyroid insufficiency, insulin resistance and hormone imbalance must be addressed along with the usual […]

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Study links pesticides to attention problems

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Children whose mothers were exposed to certain types of pesticides while pregnant were more likely to have attention problems as they grew up, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday. The study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, adds to evidence that organophosphate pesticides can affect the human brain. Researchers at the University of California […]

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