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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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The Signs of Diabetes Mimic Thyroid Disease

Today’s article is about the thyroid and diabetes connection, and I will also cover risk factors, kidney disease and Hashimoto’s, gluten and much more. I have chosen to cover these topics because thyroid illness is a leading cause for diabetes, and I’m afraid that no one has told you this yet. You know now! If […]

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The Truth About Natural Vitamin E (as opposed to other kinds)

We are all afraid of losing our mind, and our memory. It’s scary to forget what you were just saying or where you put your glasses. No one is clear about what causes memory loss or neurodegenerative brain disorders, but we do know that fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin E support brain health. Some people are […]

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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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Chronic Illness Responds to Glutathione

You can tell what kind of late-night reading I do… it’s usually one studies that would bore you to tears. But you see my mission in life is your health! So I read a lot of journals (in between watching cute cat videos on YouTube). Today’s article is for anyone who is chronically ill. If […]

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What To Do for Dry Eyes & Blurry Vision

Gritty, scratchy, irritated, burning eyes, excess watering and/or blurred vision are all symptoms of dry eyes. Today I’m outlining some causes (including some weird causes) as well as simple, affordable solutions. Blinking your eyes allows a complex mixture of oil, water, and mucous (kind of like tears) to bathe the surface of your eye. These […]

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Genes, Methylation and Your Health

Today’s topic is controversial because few physicians bother to test, or interpret genetic code. But for me, I’ve seen how my own genetic SNPs as well as those of my friends have impacted their health, and how dietary supplements improve problems caused by genetic speed bumps (for lack of a better word). I don’t like […]

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Willing to Lose Your Mind for Wine? How ’bout Coffee?

Somebody’s convinced us that wine is a health drink. Not only does this increase your risk of pancreatitis, but it fires off inflammatory chemicals in your body galore! Think wrinkles, pain and grey hair. More than that, alcohol steals thiamine and that means you’ll forget stuff more often and have a hard time finding that […]

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Vitamin D Testing Should Be More Thorough

Vitamin D is good for more than preventing Rickets. It helps offset the lack of sunshine during the winter, cold months when depression or melancholy sets in,  and immune cells get sluggish. When physicians talk about vitamin D deficiency, they are invariably talking about low levels of a compound called hydroxyvitamin D 25 or “25 (OH) […]

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Why Some “Gold Standard” Medications Scare Me

Dear Pharmacist, I just became a pharmacist and started reading your syndicated column. Your emphasis is usually centered around the benefits of vitamins, minerals or alternative treatments, as compared to prescription medications. Why don’t you recommend more of our gold standard pharmaceuticals which are FDA approved, unlike nutritional supplements? –JK, Gainesville, Florida   Click to […]

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