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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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LIST OF GLUTEN-FREE MEDICATIONS, AND VITAMINS

Certain name brands, including physician-formulated brands, work extremely hard to keep their products free of common allergens, including gluten. I can’t vouch for every single product for every category, but there are companies worth paying extra for because they are “cleaner” in terms of common allergens, binder, fillers and other excipients. Among the best are: […]

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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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The Benefits of Vitamin A

  A friend of mine suggested that I get more vitamin A to help my immune system.  I’ve always heard that vitamin D is better. Do you think that’s a good idea? –P.K., Rockwall, Texas Answer: Yes, just keep in mind that vitamin A is not the be-all and end-all for immune function. You need […]

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Micronutrient Testing: Find Out if You Are Deficient in Vitamins & Minerals

Dear Pharmacist, I started taking 5 new supplements but I’ve been noticing occasional butterflies in my chest, hair loss, heartburn and muscle twitching. I think it’s related to my vitamins because when I stop them, the symptoms goes away. Should I stop?  –T.E., Manhattan Answer: Yes, and then find out what specific nutrients your body […]

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How Drug Muggers Can Slowly Steal the Life Out of You

Dear Pharmacist, I bought your Drug Muggers book and learned that coffee is stealing iron from my body. I’ve had chronic fatigue for years, and now that I’m supplementing with the iron, I’m feeling MUCH better, so thank you! I’m not giving up coffee though. Suzy, would you be willing to share more drug muggers, […]

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Suzy’s Safety Checklist to Use Herbal Medicine and Drugs

Dear Pharmacist, I take 8 different medications and 6 supplements each day. I worry constantly that they will interact. Please tell your readers what some of the most common interactions are? –K.S.  Decatur, Illinois Answer: Clip this article, or forward it to someone you care for, because it just might save a life. I’m going […]

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Antidepressants Might Lose Effect, Try Something Natural

Dear Pharmacist, I take Zoloft for depression. It doesn‘t seem to work as well anymore. I also have a chronic illness, which I’d rather not disclose. Can Zoloft lose it’s effect like this? M.B., Sanibel, Florida Answer:  Yes. Sometimes we grow tolerant to a drug so it seems like the magic effect is gone. Or […]

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Help for Halitosis Starts with Diet & Teeth

Dear Pharmacist, This is embarrassing, but I have such bad breath that I can’t keep a girlfriend. Every time I kiss a woman, she seems to shy away from me or basically, end the kiss quickly. Is there some type of medicine or vitamin that will cure this? Signed “Kiss of death, but handsome,” Dallas, […]

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