Tips for dealing with Herxheimer reactions

I learn so much from my patients with known or suspected Lyme disease.  A big part of this illness constellation is an imbalance between...

Leaky gut syndrome - What is it?

Leaky gut syndrome is a disorder of intestinal permeability.  A healthy gut lining consists of a huge surface area of specialised...

Signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism

If your average basal body temperature is less than 97.8 and you have 5 or more of the following symptoms of hypothyroidism, you would...

Why check basal body temperature? Part 2

Wait, can’t you just estimate your metabolic rate (energy production) by looking at your caloric intake, exercise program and weight?...

Stomach Acid Part III

If your stomach acid production is impaired, you likely have mineral imbalances such as low sodium and/or zinc.  Consuming more unrefined...

Stomach Acids Part II

Optimal stomach pH (1.5-3.5), as indicated by a normal burp test, is very acidic.  This is important for both digestive and protective...

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