Brain fog and fatigue? Avoid These Risk Factors to Prevent Brain Inflammation

In my interview with Dhru Purohit of Dr. Mark Hyman’s Broken Brain Podcast series I talk about risk factors to prevent brain inflammation. Common symptoms of brain inflammation are brain fog, fatigue, memory loss, and depression. Many brain-based symptoms that most people think are a normal part of aging are not — they are symptoms…

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7 Ways Hypothyroidism Affects Your Body and Brain

Listen to the Podcast. Watch the video. A thyroid hormone deficiency slows metabolism and disrupts many basic bodily functions. When looking to understand your thyroid symptoms, you need to understand: What is causing your underactive thyroid in the first place. The impact hypothyroidism can have on both your physical health and your brain function if…

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Bloating and poor digestion? Three causes of low pancreatic enzymes

If you experience bloating and poor digestion, you may need to take a look at whether you’re producing enough pancreatic enzymes. This is an important step in addressing digestive dysfunction in an organized “north-to-south” sequence. If any single step along the way is out of balance, the entire system will be less efficient and any…

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My number-one gut health rule: Work north to south

One of the biggest mistakes people make with gut health protocols is expecting success from a one-size-fits-all solution. Ten different people can have leaky gut or other gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms for 10 different reasons. It’s important to understand why your gut isn’t working before you try and fix it. The most effective clinical approach —…

Poor Brain Function: One of the Most Common Causes of Persistent Thyroid Symptoms in Hashimoto’s

How brain health determines the progression of your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism Hashimoto’s is more than an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. It creates inflammation that impacts the entire body, but especially the brain, the tissue most sensitive to inflammation. The autoimmunity of Hashimoto’s keeps the brain in a constant state of inflammation that impairs brain…