Hypothyroid Symptoms, Testing….What You Need to Know

Do you have hypothyroid disease or suspect you do? This is video two in my 3-part series on Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism.  If you missed video one, you can watch it by clicking here.  In this video I will discuss some of the symptoms associated with hypothyroidism and what test you may want to discuss ordering with your primary care provider.  The information I am going to share with you is for information and educational purposes only and is not a replacement for seeking appropriate medical care. Please keep in mind that there are other possible causes for your symptoms that can present very much like symptoms for a thyroid condition. … Read More

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Obstacles to Combating Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is on the rise.  To make matters worse there are many obstacles to combating autoimmune disease. According to The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), there are approximately 50 million Americans suffering from autoimmune diseases. That equates to 20 percent of the population! This is a shocking statistic. With over 100 known autoimmune diseases today, autoimmunity has become a major chronic health problem and diagnosis for these diseases are difficult, research is limited, and conventional treatment is often limited to managing symptoms.  Many of the common obstacles found in diagnosing, researching, and treating autoimmune diseases include: -Symptoms can affect several organ systems making it difficult to assign the… Read More

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Hashimito’s-What Causes It & How To Test For It

Do you suffer from an autoimmune condition known as Hashimoto’s?  Maybe you are just wondering if you have the condition and have not been diagnosed.  It is always important to discuss your concerns with your primary health care provider.  The information I will share with you in these 3-part video series on Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism is for information and educational purposes only.  In video two I will talk about symptoms of Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroid and in video three discuss possible treatment approaches. If you would like to work with me further, schedule a consultation by clicking here.  

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Want Help With Your Gut Issues?

 The health of your gut is incredibly important to your overall well-being. It’s role is to obtain, sort through, and deliver nutrients to the rest of the body. If this does not occur correctly, a wide variety of health complications can take place. Such as digestive distress, decreased immunity, mood instability, hormonal imbalances, and it is believed to be a big player in many chronic diseases, including autoimmune disease.  Maybe you don’t know if your gut health is an issue.  Do you suffer from fatigue, joint pain, unexplained rashes, headaches and more?  If so be sure and watch this video.  Those vague symptoms that you are having may well… Read More

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How Your Gut Health Impacts Your Hormones and Overall Health

Recently I was interviewed on Natural Health Radio by Dr. Theresa Dale., Ph.D, DNS, CCN, NP.  Dr. Dale is the founder of the California College of Natural Medicine, and The Wellness Center.  She has been practicing homeopathy, naturopathy, nutrition, magnetic field therapy, and emotional release technologies since 1980.  This is an important interview that you don’t want to miss.  Listen in as I talk with Dr. Dale about the importance of your gut health, the microbiome, along with key factors that can impact the health of your digestion.  There seems to be an epidemic of hormone related issues, and autoimmune disease, and chronic health issues.  Once you listen to our… Read More

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Low Dose Naltrexone – The one drug that may help get your health back on track

As Thomas Fuller stated so well, “Health is not valued until sickness comes”.  This could not be more true.  It is easy to take our health for granted until an illness or injury stops us in our tracks.  It is at those times that we appreciate the importance of good health. Over the years I have treated thousands of people who would give anything to have their health back.  Getting to the root cause of a chronic disease in particular can be very challenging.  One of the biggest challenges is helping people find relief from medical conditions that conventional medicine does not have a lot of answers for.  These conditions are managed… Read More

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Why Heavy Metals are a Cause for Disease

I know this image may be disturbing, but it also puts a spotlight on what is going on in your environment that you don’t necessarily see, taste, or smell.   Did you know that one of the biggest sources that is contributing to many diseases today are heavy metals.  They are every and there is some very important information on this subject that I want to share with you. The research on this subject is strong, but yet it is still being IGNORED by conventional medicine!  Yet heavy metals are everywhere.  They are in our food, water, air, household and skincare products.  As a functional nurse practitioner, I have tested people for… Read More

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Break the cycle of autoimmune pain!

Do you or someone you love suffer from autoimmune pain?  Do you fear you may have an autoimmune disease that has not been diagnosed?   Autoimmune diseases and the physical, chemical and emotional pain they create impacts millions around the world. The primary way doctors treat these diseases is to prescribe immune suppressing drugs. Unfortunately, this approach has failed to achieve a meaningful outcome and has created an even greater health crisis–what Dr. Peter Osborne calls “The Prescription Pain Trap”–which you will learn more about during this important event, the Autoimmune Revolution.   WHY ATTEND? Dr. Osborne created The Autoimmune Revolution to help you prevent and reverse autoimmune pain. It’s time… Read More

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Discover the Eight Roots to Disease and the Steps you Can Take to Avoid Them

Every day in my practice, as a nurse practitioner, I see so many people that are suffering from fatigue, depression, joint pain, weight gain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disease, and various other maladies. Often times they have been to see multiple doctors with no answers. Sadly, I often hear patients say they feel like they are not being listened to or they get the following responses: you are depressed, exercise more and eat less.  They don’t feel their concerns are being heard and no one is looking for the root cause. Often times you are given less than 5 minutes to voice your concerns. Is this how you feel… Read More

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