Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

Many individuals returning home from military service have symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.  According to a recent Newsweek article, 20% of our troops are vulnerable.  With 2.1 million service persons in Iraq & Afghanistan, the implication is 400,000 potential cases  of PTSD/TBS exist each year. What is puzzling to researchers […]

Adrenal Exhaustion: The Single Greatest Link To A Dis-Ease (lack of ease in life)

The adrenal glands are our fight flight glands; the stress glands.  They are closely associated with the adductor muscle group; gastronemius, gracillus, soleus and satorius muscles.  So any pain, dysfunction, mechanical injury to the lower back and extremities needs to be looked at as possible link to adrenal over reaching.  The Triple Heater meridian (thyroid) […]

Doc, I’m Losing My Hair !! What Can I Do As An Aging Female ??

There are a variety of conditions, drugs and nutritional deficiencies/toxicity that create the symptom of hair loss.  Regardless of the diagnosis we need to start to look at our habits or vices and see clearly how my choices create consequences, i.e. thyroid conditions, autoimmune functions, hair loss, high blood pressure, etc… As a female ages, […]

Understanding the Fight-Flight Reflex, “Where is the Tiger?”

Most of us have heard of the fight or flight reflex, a natural survival response of the sympathetic nervous system. It triggers internal changes in physiology in response to stimulus from external sources in our environment. If I see, smell, taste, touch, hear anything that could threaten my existence, I have been created to fight […]