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Toxic Thyroid?

Doctors report that a toxic thyroid gland is the primary villain behind the obesity and energy-drain epidemic sweeping the nation.The epidemic of weight gain and energy drain is all around you. It all centers around your toxic thyroid gland. Without your thyroid gland functioning at peak efficiency, you have absolutely no chance when it comes […]

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Do You Know What’s In Your Personal Care Products?

Recent studies have shown that we acquire more toxins through skin absorption and inhalation than we do from the foods we eat. This makes personal care products a big contender in overall health and well-being. If your patients are eating healthy and taking the right supplements, but still lacking in energy or having health challenges, […]

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Stevia Combats Lyme Disease

  A recent study indicates that Stevia is more effective at combating Lyme disease than antibiotics. The study’s results were recently published in the European Journal of Microbiology and Immunology. Lyme disease is particularly challenging to treat as it shape-shifts in quite a frustrating manner. Traditional antibiotics are not guaranteed to generate a lasting cure […]

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Cancer Cells Slayed by Vitamin C

Most people think vitamin C is helpful to fend off colds, sore throats and sinus infections. Though vitamin C certainly boosts immune system functionality, it does plenty more for the human body. Recent research indicates this vitamin is also important in the quest to combat cancer. Though there are numerous cancer therapies available, the majority […]

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High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Reverses Aging

The Mayo Clinic has determined that intense aerobic exercise has the potential to reverse the aging process in adults. Though everyone knows exercise is beneficial, there are plenty of questions regarding which types of exercises are the best and what age groups benefit the most from specific exercises. According to the Mayo Clinic, high intensity […]

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BHRT for Parkinson’s Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury

BHRT or Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy helps restore hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone to their required levels. The hormones are taken from plant sources to produce molecules which are identical to the hormones our body naturally makes. BHRT is both safe and a reliable, and patients who undergo the treatment often report feeling younger, […]

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Cortisol Regulation

Cortisol is responsible for many life-sustaining functions. Although cortisol is secreted by the zona fasciculata in the adrenal glands, it is regulated primarily by the brain. The amount of cortisol circulating at any particular moment is regulated by a complex interaction between the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland, and the adrenal glands. This regulatory trio, often […]

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Iron Deficiency & Pregnancy

A recent study out of Belgium showed that, based on ferritin levels, approximately 35% of pregnant women in their first trimester were iron deficient. As Dr. Poppe, lead author of the study and Head of Saint-Pierre University Hospital’s Endocrine Clinic, said, “Women should be checked for iron deficiency during pregnancy, and ideally before too.” It […]

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Misophonia – More than Just “Hatred of Sound”

Multiple chemical sensitivity is something a functional medicine practitioner has likely encountered numerous times. Whether it’s due to impaired detoxification processes, nutrient deficiencies, or some other reason, something interferes with an individual’s ability to respond properly to environmental agents such that bus fumes, cigarette smoke, perfume and cologne, and other strong scents can quickly trigger […]

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New study demonstrates enhanced cognition and cerebrovascular function with resveratrol

Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRD) are a group of conditions that cause mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia. These conditions affect one’s ability to function socially, personally, and professionally. It’s important to recognize that Alzheimer’s disease begins long before symptoms start, just like many other conditions. There is evidence that simple prevention strategies can […]

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