I want to share a personal story with you for a moment. It was late in 2012, my wife-to-be was 800 miles away at college. I was sitting in my chair at home staring at a blank TV screen, my heart beating out of my chest. It wasn’t the first time I had experienced this, […]
Licorice root is a popular supplement for those with so-called “adrenal fatigue,” but it may not be right for everyone. In the appropriate patients, licorice can be a potent supplement that can help restore appropriate hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function, but in the wrong patients, it could have severe consequences including high blood pressure (particularly in […]
One of my favorite things to do on a nice sunny day is to play golf. Unfortunately, I’m not very good and I’m all too familiar with water hazards. Also, I’m a little too familiar with water hazards at home, you’ll see what I mean in a minute… We are blessed in the developed world […]
For those of us that have had to deal with weight issues, it can be extremely frustrating. Every doctor that you go to makes you feel that it’s your fault. You’re eating too much. You don’t exercise enough. You’re just lazy. As a healthcare professional, I just want to apologize for my colleagues.
You’ve got your organic produce, your pasture-raised meat and eggs and you’re set, right?! Have you ever stopped to consider what you’re putting your food into? The type of container that you use to store your food can be vitally important to minimizing toxin exposure. Many plasticizers are known to increase cancer risk and can […]
One of my favorite experiences is going to a nice restaurant and getting a perfectly cooked steak. There’s something about that first bite of beef that has been expertly prepared by someone who knows a lot more about cooking than I do. It’s almost metaphysical. Recently, I had the joy of one of these experiences, […]