The Gut and Thyroid Connection

There are currently 27 million American with Hypo- (low) thyroidism, mostly female, and nearly half are undiagnosed. The majority (90%) of adult hypothyroidism is due to Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s Disease.  This is an Auto Immune process, inflammatory in nature, where the body’s immune system is attacking its own thyroid.  It will begin with acute […]

Anti-Biotics and Digestive Disturbances

Dr. John Redman Coxe, 1773-1864, wrote that “The longer I live, the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen.”  Sounds like a wise man. Its all about our 6 Essentials. From the American Journal of Gastro-enterology, Oct. 12, 2010, Shaw, et al : […]

Gerd, Indigestion, Heart Burn: PPI Dangers

Proton Pump Inhibitors like Prevacid, Nexium and Protonix are widely used in this country for a variety of body symptoms.  As a MHS (Morter Health System) member I view symptoms as a wake up call.  A call to change: If a person is in an allopathic – linear mindset, they will view a symptom as […]