Got Carbs? Got Cancer.

Recent preliminary research is confirming the association of increased carbohydrate intake and breast cancer recurrence. Cancer feeds off of sugar (glucose) and we have known this for a long time. But science is taking it a step further and measuring a biomarker called the IGF1 (Insulin like Glucose Factor 1) receptor. This receptor is found […]

Doc, Where Did My Orgasm Go?

I really appreciate the candor of my patients. And the trust they imbue. Talking about sex can be a contorted experience for some people, twisting around their own curiosity and comfortability like a teenager on prom night. But so many of my patients are brave and intrepid and they fire away the questions anyway. Thank […]

Cardiovascular Disease and Testosterone Therapy: Should You Be Concerned?

“Truth is universal. Perception of truth is not.” Anonymous The recent outcry about testosterone therapy increasing cardiovascular disease and myocardial infarction (heart attack) is causing a tremendous amount of confusion for my patients and for men all over the country. The lawyers have grabbed onto two recent studies and have helped to create panic. In […]

Cardiovascular Disease and Testosterone Therapy: Should You Be Concerned?

“Truth is universal. Perception of truth is not.” Anonymous The recent outcry about testosterone therapy increasing cardiovascular disease and myocardial infarction (heart attack) is causing a tremendous amount of confusion for my patients and for men all over the country. The lawyers have grabbed onto two recent studies and have helped to create panic. In […]

What is Metabolism?

Metabolism is the underlying process within all of your body cells, both physically and mentally, that drives the forces that allow you to realize health. The word Metabolism comes from the Greek word “metabole” which means “to change.” And when referring to the concept of Metabolic Health, it is describing the process of creating a […]

Fibrocystic Breast Disease & Iodine

Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) is a condition where the breasts contain varying sized painful cysts.  The overall structure of the breast tissue changes include hyperplasia (increased cells) and mostly fibrosis or hardening.  The disease is widespread and increasing in prevalence, affecting approximately 80% of North American women compared to only 3% in a report from 1928.  […]

Chia: The Rediscovered Aztec Superfood

The South American seed known as Chia seed gained some popularity when people started planting them on little clay animals.  Chuh Chuh Chuh Chia…remember?  This seed has far more potential as a “nutritional powerhouse” than a “vegetative animal for your house” and is one of the best things you can add to your diet, whether […]

Vitamin “Hormone” D

Vitamin “Hormone” D is an amazing vitamin responsible for a multitude of physiological functions in your body.  And it seems that this potent energizing cancer-protecting “pro hormone” is epidemically low across the population.  Let’s explore this underestimated vitamin that is making a epic return to the forefront of medicine, why it’s important, and why most […]