How often have you been told by your doctor, your well-intentioned aunt, and a slew of other people that you’d feel better if you’d just exercise more? How often have you then gone and done said exercise, just to end up crashing and burning, sleeping for 12 hours and feeling like you’ve been hit by […]
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 […]