This was the question that Cathy (name changed for privacy) asked me at her first appointment. She reported that she had been tired for years. Upon chatting, she revealed that she’d also had trouble maintaining her weight for as long as she could … [Read more...] about Why do I feel so tired when my labs say I’m healthy?
Everyone who has been to a health food store has heard of gluten by now. Most of us know people in our lives who are “gluten free” and at least one of them has said exactly this to us. So what’s the deal? Would going gluten free solve all of … [Read more...] about What the Heck is up With Gluten?
I see this complaint come into my office every. single. day. Nowadays, people are wary of side effects from pharmaceuticals, looking for real solutions, and turning more and more to natural medicine. The problem is that this has made natural medicine … [Read more...] about I’m on 100 supplements and I still don’t feel better, what gives?
For the last month I have had countless inquiries regarding the newest food documentary, What The Health. Most of them have been from people who considered themselves “clean eaters” wondering if they had been doing it wrong all this time. You see, … [Read more...] about A Doctor’s Response to What The Health
The knowledge around MTHFR mutations is growing. It’s not all about blood clotting tendencies anymore. Many docs are treating methylation defects and seeing improved health in cognitive function, improved digestion, increased energy, decreases in … [Read more...] about Could I Have an MTHFR Mutation?
This week is all about getting our bodies moving at the Holistic Health Center of Dallas. For most of us, getting started is the hardest part. There are so many factors in our lives that make it hard for us to add a new aspect to our routine. Here … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Your Excuses and Get Started
Summer vacations are coming! I just got back from Vegas where I was celebrating my mother’s birthday. Vegas is the motherland of food, from wonderful restaurants featuring Michelin chefs to gluttonous cheap buffets. Even though it’s not easy, there … [Read more...] about How to Stay on Track on Vacation
“I’m so tired that I can barely get out of bed, but I force myself to go to the gym anyway because I need to lose weight.” This is the story of about 80% of my patients on their first visit. Most have been pushing it to the max for months and seeing … [Read more...] about Extreme Exercise May Be Hurting You