Autoimmune Disease & Inflammation

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Treating Hypothyroidism Naturally

  Do you have Hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? I receive a lot of phone calls from people suffering from hypothyroidism. They complain of weight gain, fatigue, and depression among other problems. The first question I ask is do you have antibodies against your thyroid? About half of the time people say yes and the other …

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Methylation Cycle Management Michigan Naturopathic Doctor

Methylation Polymorphisms are more Complicated than MTHFR

(warning this is a very technical blog entry for those that are familiar with MTHFR) I love reading about the methylation cycle and methyl tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) polymorphisms. MTHFR along with some other enzymes in your body are responsible for transferring carbons. Carbons are necessary for building everything in your body from DNA and neurotransmitters …

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Natural Treatments

How do you treat lupus naturally?

I am often asked this question and there is no single best answer. Looking at disease from a multifactorial standpoint requires a detailed history and some understanding of that individuals genes. This is essential because lupus can have many different causes. Once we have a working theory we can work on optimizing the patient’s detoxification …

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