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WHEAT SENSITIVITY AND CELIAC DISEASE

Celiac disease is a gastrointestinal disease caused by the inability to digest wheat, a.k.a. gluten and gliadin. Celiac disease results in profound inflammation of the gut and the inability to digest, not only wheat, but also vitamins, minerals, essential fats and proteins. Patients with Celiac disease look as though they are concentration camp survivors. Evidence [...]

What is a D.O. and How Was Dr. Morgan Trained

Please know I am a D.O. and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992, when I was 42 years of age chronologically.   A  D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) is a fully qualified physician licensed to treat patients, prescribe medication and perform surgery.   D.O.s receive additional training in the muscuoloskelatal system, the interconnected [...]

Water

It seems as if we are being told that nearly everything we drink and eat has something wrong with it. Well, the bad news is that is true. And the good news is that we can do something about it with a little education. It took years before I was able to face head on [...]

Vegan And Vegatarian Diets

Many of my vegan/vegetarian patient's laboratory studies show low protein, low globulin, and low IgA, IgM, IgG -- which are basically signs of low antibody function. This mean the immune system is not working so well. A functioning immune system helps the body fight off infections and cancer.  Our goal is to have our immune [...]

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY RFM Notes

Source: www.dana.org, October 20, 2012 Excess glutamate (excitatory neurotransmitter) is released from intracellular to extracellular space which then causes Sodium and Calcium release from IC to EC Blocking Glutamate may not be a good idea as the blocking down shuts down all messages carried by Glutamate....aar Rsx may be inadvertently block the brains natural repair [...]

THYROID notes from October, 2010 Advanced Hormone Replacement Therapy Medical Conference

Thyroid: T2 increases the metabolic rate of our muscles and fat tissue Physical Sxs of hTH, down turned mouth, acne, allergies, loss of hair in varying amounts from legs, axillae, and arms, loss of eyelashes The following affect 5'deiodinase production - Selenium/Iodine/Iron, Zinc, Vitamins A, B2, B6, B12 deficiency, elevated cortisol, medications, Beta blockers Birth [...]

Thyroid

European endocrinologists think about and treat thyroid dysfunction much differently than most American physicians. In the US, we are trained to order TSH, T3, and T4 blood levels and treat the numbers. Dr. Ridha Arem who is a Board Certified endocrinologist at Baylor and author of The Thyroid Solution discusses the flaws in this approach. [...]

TESTOSTERONE Study Notes from October, 2010 Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Medical Conference

One of the major reasons we age is because our hormones decline Male menopause is called Andropause and the onset can take decades, unlike women who experience menopause rapidly The consequences of not replacing Testosterone is severe regarding long term medical and psychological consequences To determine if there is decreased bioavailable Testosterone requires the correct [...]

Systemic Candidiasis

Candida albicans is a single celled yeast like fungus, which is an integral part of our intestinal ecology. Doctors we are not trained to treat "yeast overgrowth," unless there is an ICD code for the yeast overgrowth, for example, vaginal yeast infections. If you have yeast overgrowth in your genital areas or on your nails, [...]

Study Notes April 30, 2010 Estrogen

Ovarian daily production of Estradiol per day is 70-500 mcg (0.5 mg) After menopause most endogenous estrogen is produced by conversion of Androstendione via adrenal cortex, to Estrone by peripheral tissues Estrogen is bound to SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) Estriol is major urinary metabolite Single intramuscular injection of estrogen is metabolized over several weeks [...]