Autoimmunity

This is an epidemic of over 80 diseases.  It is a modern problem and one that can be repaired.  Hashimoto’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes and MS are some of the more common conditions which are rooted in the gut.  By understanding the mechanism that is causing your condition we can intervene in ways that won’t cause harm.  Stimulating the immune system, remove the triggers and investigating the underlying cause are all part of how I approach this in clinic. 

 

How We Treat Autoimmunity: LDN

How We Treat Autoimmunity: LDN

Low Dose Naltrexone Works With the astonishing rise of autoimmune diseases we need effective treatment strategies.  Studies on LDN are still limited however we can use this information along with what is being seen clinically.  LDN is not going to be supported by the...

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Getting to the Root of Autoimmunity

Getting to the Root of Autoimmunity

The root is the gut.  I'm going to tackle some of the most common autoimmune conditions by looking at the latest research.  What is significant for all autoimmune disease is that conventional treatments fall short.  New approaches are badly needed.  Good results are...

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Gluten, Genetics & Gut Health

Gluten, Genetics & Gut Health

Why are these 3 G's so damn important right now?  One out of every six people in North America suffer from an autoimmune condition.  By 2050, it's predicted that 600,000 kids will have type 1 diabetes given the current rate.  This is alarming and I really think we can...

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Thyroid, Mental Health and PMS

Thyroid, Mental Health and PMS

Women, Mental Health and Thyroid In one study of depression where medication didn’t help, fifty percent of patients improved once their thyroid was treated. The root cause of anxiety, panic, PMS, sexual dysfunction and chronic fatigue can involve impaired thyroid...

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Managing Hashimoto’s in Ten Steps

Managing Hashimoto’s in Ten Steps

Step one: Gluten is associated with autoimmune disorders because of a protein called zonulin. Molecules that shouldn't to enter the bloodstream get through because of zonulin. This triggers an immune response that can never fully resolve. Remove gluten.  I offer the...

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Thyroid disease is very common and affects significantly more women than men. In conventional medicine, a diagnosis is made based on a high TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone). If the body isn’t producing enough thyroid hormone then the idea is TSH will be higher in an...

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