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I’m Answering Your Questions on Diabetes and GlucoScript

After yesterday’s article entitled, “Symptoms of Diabetes Mimic Thyroid Disease,”  I received hundreds of good questions on both topics, thyroid and diabetes. And a few other questions including whether or not I personally have diabetes. (I don’t).  I received over 280 questions, so I can’t answer all of them, but I will do my best.  […]

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What Your Doctor Should Have Ordered Instead of Those Drugs!

Sometimes I read journal articles implying that vitamins are harmful. Then the media spins out of control with headlines about our God-given nutrients, and how they could hasten our death. The naive public (their target audience) is suddenly afraid, rushing into the arms of tested and FDA approved -so therefore, they have to be GOOD […]

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Licorice Helps Chronic Fatigue and Heartburn

Licorice root is an herbal remedy often used in Chinese traditional medicine. It’s ancient, and was used by the Greeks and Romans for many health concerns such as ulcers, sore throat, asthma, depression, menopause, arthritis, heartburn, gastrointestinal concerns of all sorts and various viral infections (like hepatitis and the flu). Unfortunately, licorice candy (mmm, Twizzlers) […]

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Coconut Water and 9 Other Brilliant Ideas to Prevent or Reverse Diabetes

Here’s a surprise. Brand new research published in the February 2015 Journal of Medical Food suggests that coconut water improves diabetes. The catch is that it was a rat study, not a human study. Nevertheless, many animal model studies extrapolate to humans so don’t dismiss the research just yet okay?! The rats in the study […]

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Taking Statins? Beware!

Sometimes blind faith leads to a disaster, sometimes a miracle. Where will you end up? If you’re one of the millions of people diagnosed with high cholesterol, you will more than likely be given a prescription “statin” pill. It’s easier to take a statin, truly I get it, it’s hard to control diet and to […]

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My 2 Cents About Copper Worth A Million Bucks

The other day I was eating lunch with a friend and colleague and he mentioned that copper can increase the risk of cancer. This was not the first time I had heard something scary about copper. Last year, another friend (a medical doctor) also mentioned copper’s association with cancer, especially hormonal types. How could something […]

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I Got Into a Fight With a Doctor

Doctors are my friends, so I was dismayed to lose my cool with a physician recently. My husband Sam (who has Lyme disease from a tick bite years ago) developed symptoms that might get diagnosed as “restless legs syndrome.” The vibrations, creepy crawly sensations and shocks were not just in his legs, they were head […]

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Energy and Focus in your Tea

Dear Pharmacist, I didn’t like tea growing up but now it is a passion. I often want a caffeinated drink that isn’t coffee. I used to drink a lot of yerba mate tea, because it lights me and increases my mental focus and energy. I’ve discovered Guayusa now. Guayusa is pronounced “gwhy-you-suh” and it’s been […]

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Thyroid Hormone Help: How To Boost Your Thyroid Naturally

Dear Pharmacist, I’m very tired and weak without my thyroid medicine. Now, I’m concerned about the thyroid shortage and worried that there will not be medication for me. What else can I do? – M.K., Gainesville, Florida Click To Read This Article

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Thyroid Help- Selenium Helps Hashimoto’s and Grave’s Disease

First up, I should tell you I wrote an awesome book on this subject Thyroid Healthy   🙂  Dear Pharmacist, I have Hashimoto’s thyroid disease, and my husband has Grave’s. We are a perfect match because he makes too much and I make too little. Advice? –B.L., Dallas, Texas Located at the base of your throat, […]

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