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WHAT IS NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE?

WHAT IS NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE?

Do I have it What can I do about it?   It is well known that excess alcohol and hepatitis can cause serious liver disease, which can be fatal. What is much less appreciated is that you can have liver disease without the alcohol or viral infection. In fact, it is...
WHAT IS C-REACTIVE PROTEIN & WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

WHAT IS C-REACTIVE PROTEIN & WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

Doctors perform lab testing to provide valuable additional information to a careful history and examination, in order to better assess a patient’s condition. It is of little value to perform a test unless the doctor has a thorough understanding of the meaning of a...
Implementing PACE Exercise

Implementing PACE Exercise

My last blog discussed the benefits of anaerobic exercise, also known as High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). The PACE exercise program developed by Dr. Al Sears is a specific form of High Intensity Interval Training that confers multiple benefits not seen by...
Iodine and Thyroid Function

Iodine and Thyroid Function

Without iodine, thyroid hormone cannot be formed. Without thyroid hormone we are not born. Low levels of thyroid due to iodine deficiency are the leading cause of preventable mental retardation in the world, called cretinism. Because of the prevalence of iodine...
Progressive High Intensity Interval Training

Progressive High Intensity Interval Training

EXERCISE TO LIVE Improper exercise is not only a waste of your valuable time, but can cause significant harm to your body, possibly even shortening your lifespan. I have been preaching for years to my patients that aerobic exercise on a prolonged basis is harmful. Now...
Understanding the Keto Diet

Understanding the Keto Diet

You have probably read much conflicting information about the keto (also called ketogenic) diet. It is either the best thing since Swiss cheese or the worst since Limburger cheese. Let’s set the record straight about what the ketogenic diet is, what it should...