Hypothyroidism is a growing concern as more and more people are being diagnosed with an autoimmunity to their thyroid called Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. There are many approaches to treating and managing this condition. Most of these are unaware of the root cause this can come from a lack of clinical experience or the inability of the labs to confirm infection. These are known as stealth infections —an invisible elephant in the room as it were.
As the days get shorter and colder, our environment is changing around us, and we have to be able to properly adapt to these changes. This will require us to make appropriate adjustments to get healthy or stay healthy. So how do you know if you are healthy to begin with?
We live in a society with broken hearts. Did you know that, on average, one person dies of cardiovascular disease in America every 34 seconds? That means every year, about 700,000 people die in the U.S. of cardiovascular disease, with over half of that being coronary heart disease, a blockage in the heart’s blood vessels – causing of one out of five deaths in America each year.
For most people this is “the most wonderful time of the year.” It is “Peace on Earth, Joy to the World,” and “…the Season to be Jolly.” It is a time to gather with family and friends and celebrate. For others, this is not the most wonderful time of the year.
Do you struggle with low energy? Do you feel sluggish? Has your thinking become foggy or muddled? Do you have regular issues with digestion or bowel discomfort? Have you noticed a change in your body odors when sweating/burping/passing gas? Do you struggle with morning breath that is more intense or lasts longer than it used to?
It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is officially here. Christmas decorations and treats are on full display in the stores. Radio stations are starting to mix in holiday favorites, both old and new. Families are preparing for their holiday traditions. Holiday movies and stories focusing on love, family, joy, peace, and hope are everywhere.
The Christmas Season is here again, so I give you the gift of a survivor’s guide to the holidays. Surviving the holidays includes surviving the holidays physically and nutritionally, as well as mentally and emotionally.
Lyme Disease is “the most common tick-borne infection in the United States!” It is a disease that can cause skin, joint, heart, and nervous system problems. Lyme Disease (LD) is an infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of bacterium called a spirochete that is known to be carried by deer ticks and a few others to a lesser degree at this point.