Dr. Roberta Foss-Morgan

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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 [...]

RFM Study Notes 09/06/10 re Estrogen, Testosterone, Insulin, Progesterone, Progestin, Cortisol, Dopamine, Tyrosine Low Dose Naltrexone.

Epilepsy and non-localized brain dysfunction have been invoked as underlying factors of BPD (severe post traumatic stress disorder). Serotinergic, Dopaminergic, Noradrenergic, and Cholinergic neurotransmitters abnormalities seem to be involved Anterior Cingulate Gyrus = Mood Second toe greater than big toe = known as Morton's toe = patient needs Pyridoxyl 5 Phosphate secondary to inability to [...]

Parasites

How Do Patients Get Parasites?   Testing and Diagnosis   Symptoms   Prevention   Treatment     Please understand that the only time we receive training regarding parasites is when we study tropical diseases during our infectious disease rotation. That is about ten minutes of training.   When a patient is refractory (nothing works) [...]

Organic Food

The Human Microbiome Plays a Major Role in Health At a recent medical conference I attended at Harvard University, I learned about the bacteria that live within us might influence everything from our weight to our cancer susceptibility - namely the human “microbiome.” We’ve known for more than one hundred years that we are colonized [...]

Optimal Weight

The only way to control your appetite and your weight is to limit carbohydrates to less than 100 grams a day. Twenty years of low-fat diet advise has failed in clinical trials and in real life to lower the incidence of heart disease and obesity. Please stop the dieting roller coaster ride, with one exception [...]