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THREE Components that can Activate Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is when the body attacks itself. It is when the body has a difficult time deciphering self from non-self. There are a number of different autoimmune conditions including allergies, eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Grave’s disease, lupus, multiple [...]

THREE Components that can Activate Autoimmune Disease2023-01-24T02:45:20+00:00

Why you may have gas and bloating

Many of my patients experience gas and bloating after eating. One of the reasons for this may be that you are not effectively shifting your body into a parasympathetic state when you are eating. We live is a high stress society. We are typically [...]

Why you may have gas and bloating2022-12-19T04:22:16+00:00

Organic Acid Test

Let’s talk about Organic Acid Testing. Organic acids are by-products of internal biochemistry in the body. There are over 70 markers that can be measured in a single urine sample. These markers can give us an analysis of yeast overgrowths, bacterial overgrowths, oxidative stress, [...]

Organic Acid Test2022-10-24T03:39:06+00:00

FIVE Signs of Insulin Resistance

Let’s talk about FIVE signs of Insulin Resistance. I talk a lot about metabolic health and insulin resistance and some of the questions I’ve been getting is ‘how do I know if I have insulin resistance?’, ‘what are some of the signs that I [...]

FIVE Signs of Insulin Resistance2022-07-11T15:08:31+00:00

HTMA (Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis) Testing

Let’s talk about Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis. This is a mineral analysis of the hair that reflects the mineral and heavy metal deposition in the tissues over the previous 3 months. The mineral levels and the imbalanced ratios give us insight into how the [...]

HTMA (Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis) Testing2022-06-27T01:04:10+00:00

Leaky Brain

I want to talk about something called “leaky brain”. Many people have heard of “leaky gut”, but there is something called “leaky brain”. With “leaky brain”, we’ll see brain fog, changes in mood like anxiety and depression. I want to talk about how this [...]

Leaky Brain2022-05-09T02:40:11+00:00

Pairing Iodine and Selenium

Let’s talk about iodine and selenium. I often talk about the importance of iodine, but what you need to understand is that iodine should always be paired with selenium. We need adequate amounts of selenium in order for the oxidation of iodide to iodine [...]

Pairing Iodine and Selenium2022-04-25T00:52:38+00:00

Folic Acid VS Folate

What is the difference between folic acid and folate? I think it is very important to understand that these are very different compounds. Folate and folic acid are different forms of B9. Folate is naturally occurring in our food, whereas folic acid is a [...]

Folic Acid VS Folate2022-03-20T22:22:00+00:00

Am I Allergic to Iodine?

A concern that I will come up when I start patients on iodine is, I think I’m allergic to iodine. Patients will start taking iodine and they will have an allergic reaction like a rash. Iodine is a halogen. Now there are other chemicals [...]

Am I Allergic to Iodine?2022-01-24T04:00:22+00:00

Zinc and Copper

Right now a lot of people are taking a high amount of zinc, which helps to support our immune function. If we take high amounts of zinc over a long period of time what can happen is that zinc can start to deplete our [...]

Zinc and Copper2022-01-18T03:25:53+00:00
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