Thyroid

Thyroid Health – An Integrative Approach

Thyroid disease is one of the most common conditions I see at my clinic. According to the Cleveland Clinic, over 20 million people in America have some sort of thyroid disease. In this post we will look at the different types of thyroid disease and dive into the integrative side of diagnosing and treating. Types Read More

Winter Blues

Wintertime Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winters can be brutal no matter where we live. In Iowa, we get the opportunity to witness unseasonably warm temps one day, and then  -30 degrees the next. We just never know! Literally, this week the temperature went from 40 to 14 degrees in 1 day, with freezing rain to add! These varying temps can Read More

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Women’s Cardiovascular Health: Not all in the Heart

When I look at the females on both my parents side, I should feel doomed for cardiovascular disease and death. My great grandmother had congestive heart failure, my grandmother has heart disease and had a heart attack in her 60’s. At least five of my aunts have had cardiovascular disease or symptoms prior to the Read More