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March 23, 2017

BPA, bisphenol-A(BPA), is a plasticizer, a chemical added to plastic to make it softer, clear and more resistant to shattering.  The problem is that bisphenol-A is just one of the chemicals added to plastic that has the ability to stimulate estrogen receptors.  What this means is that our cells will react to these chemicals as if they are under the stimulation of estrogen.  We worry about hormone sensitive cancers when we think of Bisphenol-A and other estrogen-like chemicals but there are also studies on animals suggestin...

July 7, 2016

I would like to clear up some confusion and misconceptions about natural versus synthetic thyroid hormones. The argument from medical doctors that the dosage of thyroid hormone from bottle to bottle is not consistent, is perhaps the most unfounded argument against natural thyroid prescriptions. I have been using Armour thyroid, a natural thyroid hormone, for over 10 years now and have never had a single incident which would make me question this. I have never had a case where a patient reports feeling different after refil...

April 1, 2016

Insomnia is defined as the inability to fall asleep or maintain sleep throughout the night. People affected by insomnia are often unable to relax before bed. They may even complain of heart palpitations, excessive worry, or even anxiousness as they are trying to fall asleep. Some will even wake up feeling anxious or just simply feeling wide awake in the early hours of the morning.

According to the National Sleep Foundation the recommendations for sleep are the following, based on review of scientific studies evaluating the...

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