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Three Reasons to Go Easy on Gluten

Gluten has been the topic of hot debate by a growing number of healthcare providers. The literature is overflowing with the detrimental impact gluten has on the intestinal wall. When you eat gluten, your body produces a molecule called zonulin. The increase in zonulin is linked to increased intestinal permeability aka: leaky gut. Leaky gut… read more ›

Thyroid (TSH) and Cholesterol

Your body needs thyroid hormones to make cholesterol and to get rid of the cholesterol it doesn’t need. When thyroid hormone levels are low (hypothyroidism), your body doesn’t break down and remove LDL cholesterol as efficiently as usual. LDL cholesterol can then build up in your blood. Thyroid hormone levels don’t have to be very… read more ›

Are You Suffering from Histamine Intolerance?

Histamine intolerance occurs when there is a buildup of histamine in the body. Many foods contain high histamine levels, and various health conditions and medications can contribute to an intolerance (See below for a list of common symptoms). Histamine is a chemical that sends messages to the brain, signals the release of stomach acid for… read more ›

Top 10 Thyroid Symptoms That You Shouldn’t Ignore

This article has been medically reviewed by Dr. Charles Penick, MD Top 10 Thyroid Symptoms: Thyroid disease affects about 1 in 20 people in the U.K. and up to 20 million people in America, the majority being women. And those are only the ones who have been diagnosed. In reality, many people have symptoms of… read more ›

In Case You Missed It: Your Monthly Wellness Roundup December 2021

I support my patients by helping them move on from care and get back to living their lives. I don’t start by looking for diseases and symptoms, but rather by evaluating what makes you, YOU. This includes your environment, your diet, lifestyle, air and water quality, and much more!
In this blog, you’ll find a summary of some of what was shared with my community in July.

8 Intermittent Fasting Benefits

Intermittent Fasting (IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. Besides assisting with weight loss, IF has many additional health benefits I will share in this article. By definition, intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that involves regular, short-term fasts — or periods of minimal or no food consumption. Intermittent fasting is… read more ›

Periodontal Disease and C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the tissues that hold your teeth in place. It’s typically caused by poor brushing and flossing habits that allow plaque—a sticky film of bacteria—to build up on the teeth and harden. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease, initiated by the presence of a bacterial biofilm, called dental plaque, which affects both the periodontal… read more ›

In Case You Missed It: Your Monthly Wellness Roundup November 2021

I support my patients by helping them move on from care and get back to living their lives. I don’t start by looking for diseases and symptoms, but rather by evaluating what makes you, YOU. This includes your environment, your diet, lifestyle, air and water quality, and much more!
In this blog, you’ll find a summary of some of what was shared with my community in July.

Restless Leg Syndrome and IBS

There appears to be a direct correlation between restless leg syndrome (RLS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). What is restless leg syndrome? RLS is a disorder in which a person experiences uncomfortable urges to move their legs. Symptoms typically occur during times of rest or inactivity, particularly in the evening and into the night and… read more ›

Symptoms of SIBO: You May Be Surprised

Are You Bloated, Fatigued and Gaining Weight? You May Be Experiencing Symptoms of SIBO. The microbiome plays a role in how so much in our body works; from our brain to our immune system, even hormones. When trying to “fix” the health of your gut, you may be trying to go after things such as… read more ›