Category: Inflammation

Is My Thyroid Disease Causing My High Cholesterol?

Every cell in your body has receptors that bind with and respond to the hormones released by the thyroid gland. Thyroid hormones even play a role in your ability to metabolize lipids (fats), and any issues with part of your endocrine system may result in hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol). Below we will review thyroid function, explain […]

Why Your New Diet May Be Making You Sick

Did you just recently start a Whole 30, Paleo, or Keto diet, only to find that now you’re feeling worse than you did before?! As it turns out, many of these “healthy” foods that are integral components of many of these diets are also very high in extrinsic histamines, which can cause a problem for […]

The Depression and Inflammation Link

Depression is a widespread condition that affects nearly 15 million American adults per year which is around 6.7% of the United States adult population. (1) That’s a huge number and not something we should ignore. Depression and inflammation are also being linked, but more on that in a minute. While there may be many different […]

Inflammation the Root Cause of Disease

inflammation the root cause of disease

Inflammation the root cause of disease affects nearly every aspect of your health. As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, inflammation is something I look closely at. Unfortunately, in modern day medicine treating the symptom is a common occurrence. Getting to the bottom of what’s causing the symptom in the first place is not always addressed and […]