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Archive for March, 2011:

Take Iodine to Protect Yourself from Nuclear Radiation

In response to the current nuclear reactor catastrophe in Japan, Holistica Integrative Care wants to share some strategies for prevention of exposure.  No one can confirm the amount of risk we face and government officials are claiming that the exposure is likely low.  US citizens aren’t buying it. Instead, they are buying foods, nutritional supplements and natural medicines to counter … Read more.

Turn Up the Heat!

(Part 4 of 4) If you are convinced that you are not depressed but rather your thyroid is not working optimally, I encourage you to get tested (see blog entry Part 1 of 4).  You might benefit from metabolic rehab—rehabilitating your master regulator – your thyroid.   If you feel that you are struggling to get out of bed, get some … Read more.

Rehabilitate your Metabolism

(Part 3 of 4) Did you know that 50% of people who are depressed actually have a low functioning thyroid?  There are so many symptoms that are actually due to a low functioning thyroid that are never considered in the normal physical exam and intake.  I love to watch the body perform with an improved thyroid. For every patient, the … Read more.

Is anyone listening to you?

(Part 2 of 4) I would bet that many of you are actually in the TSH “ normal” range  (0.4-4.46) due to the use of thyroid hormone replacement-or not-but still have every symptom in the list of thyroid symptoms (fatigue, hair loss, headaches, insomnia, joint and muscle aches, fibrocystic breasts, weight gain, depression, irregular menses, cold intolerance, heat intolerance, PMS, … Read more.

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Watch out for discussions about keeping your kids healthy for the rest of their lives!

My doctor says my thyroid tests are normal

Breaking news! I am blogging, which those who know me will wonder how I actually have any time to do this between having a full time practice and being a full time mom. Doesn’t leave much time for creative writing, but I’m excited to be using this forum as a way to connect with my patients and the greater world, … Read more.