Energy, fatigue and exhaustion are becoming bigger issues for Americans as we find ourselves working harder and longer hours. Energy drinks and coffee are popular quick-fixes, but there are better ways you can fight fatigue throughout the day that aren’t as hazardous to your health long- and short-term.

Thyroid Diagnosis and Treatment

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One little gland can cause so many problems! If you’re tired, moody, and gaining weight unexpectedly, your thyroid may be underactive. But if you’re nervous, edgy, and sleepless, your thyroid may be in overdrive. These difficulties may sound like annoyances, but thyroid disturbances, even ones that seem trivial, can be life threatening. Your thyroid is […]

Oxygen Fights Cancer

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If there’s one thing I think we can all agree on, it’s the importance of oxygen. Unfortunately, air pollution is affecting the quality of the oxygen you breathe. And that means that you’re in danger of not getting enough of this vital substance to support good health. Is oxygen really that important? Absolutely! Without it, […]

Resveratrol Cures Memory Problems and Fights Aging

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You’ve probably heard of resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine and grapes that keeps your arteries, immune system, and every cell in your body young. There are hundreds of studies on resveratrol. They consistently show that it’s an outstanding anti-aging nutrient, capable of fighting disease-causing inflammation, as well as dreaded neurodegenerative diseases, like Parkinson’s […]

Pillars of Health: Food, pH Balance, Water, Supplements

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This week we’ll review the remaining four of my Pillars of Health, the eight lifestyle measures that lead you to true healing and wellness. Eating nutritious, whole foods To live well, you need the nutrients in real, live food. By “live food,” I mean unprocessed, unrefined food as close to its natural state as possible. […]

Congestive Heart Failure Improves with CoQ10

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Weakness…fatigue…swelling in the legs and abdomen…shortness of breath, even at rest…. When a patient comes to me with those symptoms, it’s a safe bet that congestive heart failure (CHF) is involved. CHF affects some 5 million Americans and claims 40,000 lives each year. CHF is so common among older patients that it sends more people […]

PQQ Improves Memory and Thinking

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One of the biggest fears among seniors is a loss of independence, especially as it relates to one’s mental faculties. They say, “The mind is the first thing to go,” and They aren’t too far off. As we age, our mitochondria, the tiny energy-producing generators in every cell in your body, just don’t pump out […]

PQQ is an Effective Anti-Aging Supplement

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Each of the billions of cells in your body is home to microscopic organelles known as mitochondria. These tiny heroes produce your body’s energy supply and determine how long your cells – and you – will live. As a matter of fact, as much as 95 percent of your energy comes from the mitochondria. Lifestyle […]

Inflammation, Memory, and Hormone Balance: Three Supplements

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Every month, thousands of new clinical trials are published in scientific journals. Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of studies, few physicians have the time to explore new research. But years ago, I discovered that combing through these publications is an excellent way to turn up new developments that could help my patients. As time […]

Why Am I Tired? How to Keep Up Your Energy

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Do you drag throughout the day, nod off in the afternoon, or struggle to get out of bed in the morning, even though you slept eight hours? Or have you been diagnosed with a heart condition or high blood pressure that requires you to take medication like beta-blockers that sap your energy? You’re not alone! […]

Coconut Smoothie with Banana and Berry

Coconut Smoothie
Serves 1 Start your day with a hearty, good-fat filled smoothie made with coconut and flax seeds. It’s tasty, simple to make, and the combination of healthy fats and protein help to keep you feeling full longer than most breakfasts. Prep time: 2 minutes or less Ingredients 1 cup coconut/almond/hemp/rice milk 2 scoops protein powder […]

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