Our lives tend to be overrun with required things and living on a schedule, having to integrate others’ needs into our daily lives can take a hidden toll on our sense of self. Loss of our relationship with ourselves and our own needs is the driving force behind stress and its devastating effect on our health and our emotional life.Read More
Men have monthly cycles just as women do, and as they approach mid-life they go through a series of glandular and systemic changes that mimic menopause. This is what is commonly referred to as “andropause”. By understanding that they also have symptoms that need attention and conditions that require some natural remedies, they can continue to run like the wind and have the energy of a lion. There is nothing a man needs more than to be the King of his jungle.Read More
My patients are always asking me about gluten-free eating. One of my favorite recommendations are ancient grains which have not been hybridized or altered from their historical varieties. Einkorn is probably my ultimate favorite because of its great taste, fiber content and digestibility! But more than that, I use it as an essential part of some great comfort foods.Read More
Sugar dysregulation, known as Metabolic Syndrome or MetS, isn’t just about Metabolic Syndrome X, Type 2 diabetes and hypoglycemia. It actually includes a large group of insidious complications like gout, COPD, glaucoma, Bipolar Disorder, psoriasis, osteoporosis, GERD, PCOS, sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction. All of these things have been clinically shown (in very recent clinical studies) to trace their origins back to years of sugar dysregulation.
So why has this become the epidemic of our time? Basically there are three things that have become more and more of an issue over time and when you put them together you have the development of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS).Read More