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Low Testosterone and Metabolic Syndrome

Low Testosterone in younger men is increasingly common. Meanwhile, some 35% of the U.S. population suffers from metabolic syndrome, defined as high blood sugar (but pre-diabetic), excess weight around the waistline, hypertension, high cholesterol and/or high triglycerides. It turns out that these two conditions are not only linked, but that [...]

Herbal Treatment Equivalent to Rifaximin for SIBO

I wrote here about SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth): what it is, how to diagnose and treat it. The Antibiotic Approach (Rifaximin) I’m not against antibiotics—they are wonderful when you really need them. I do I try to limit antibiotic prescriptions to cases when they are absolutely necessary, though, since most [...]

By | 2017-03-03T17:26:24+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments, Health|0 Comments

Weather-Related Migraines

I wrote here on the general naturopathic approach to treating migraines. As a rule, migraine predisposition tends to boil down to one of four things, or a combination of the following: food allergies, estrogen dominance, a backed-up liver, and/or cervical vertebral rotation or structural problems. But what of those migraines [...]

By | 2017-02-10T16:57:09+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Allergies, Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments, Detox, Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

The Diabetes and Anemia Connection

Anemia is defined as a low red blood cell count or low hemoglobin concentration, though other indications in a CBC (Complete Blood Count) can also suggest this, including the MCV (mean corpuscular volume) and MCH (mean corpuscular hemoglobin) levels. If the MCV and/or MCH are high, it indicates macrocytic anemia, [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:19:24+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

Nutrients to Help Hair Regrow

TYPES OF HAIR LOSS There are four main types of hair loss: Alopecia areata. Considered an autoimmune disease, though researchers have yet to discover the antibodies involved. Characterized by small hair follicles and slower hair growth. Telogen Effluvium. While some 80% of hair follicles are typically in the growth phase [...]

By | 2016-12-13T13:48:52+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Men's Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|2 Comments

Depression: A Sign of Cardiovascular Disease?

There’s a big connection between your neurotransmitters and your immune system—particularly what are known as inflammatory cytokines: signaling molecules released by the immune system that trigger actions of other cells towards healing. Here’s how it works. First: What Inflammation Is Inflammation is what happens when you body gets damaged. This [...]

Wilson’s Syndrome: Treating a Slow Metabolism

Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome was first identified and defined by Dr Denis Wilson. Essentially subclinical hypothyroidism, this is defined by all the symptoms of hypothyroidism, including chronically low body temperatures (below 97.8 orally). Other symptoms include a slower metabolism, hair loss, constipation, fatigue, weight gain, and sometimes depression and heavy periods [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:05:01+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments|Tags: , |0 Comments

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