Eating Food to Heal

Eating Food To HealI can’t tell you how often I’ve been asking this question… What foods are most beneficial in helping with Thyroid or Diabetes symptoms.  And while it’s easy for me to come up with some food and diet recommendations for these individuals, I …

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Have you ever wondered how one is diagnosed with this disease? Or what it means to have Type 2 Diabetes post-diagnosis?  Through the years, I’ve worked with thousands of Diabetes patients. With years of experience, I can assure you that Type 2 Diabetes …

Traditional vs. Functional Medicine

Traditional Medicine Vs. Functional Medicine: What You Need to KnowTraditional medicine versus functional medicine – have you ever wondered what the differences are? Through the years, I’ve worked to propel my career and the Integrative Wellness Center of San Diego through the principles of true …

Fact or Myth ❌ Is Diabetes Genetic?

 Fact or Myth ❌ Is Diabetes Genetic?Diabetes is a growing epidemic around the globe. Almost 10 percent of American adults have Type 2 Diabetes, and 25 percent have pre-diabetes. Unfortunately, these numbers continue to ascend, with one-third of adults in the United States expected to …

Type I Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes 101: Underlying CausesIt’s no secret that Diabetes is a disease that I am passionate about in my work.  While not as common as Type 2 Diabetes, it’s estimated that 1.6 million Americans live with Type 1 Diabetes, including about 200,000 youth and …

What’s the Difference: Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism

What’s the Difference: Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism?What’s the thyroid do anyway? Your thyroid gland has a significant role to play within the body – so don’t let its small size fool you. A normal thyroid is located below the larynx and is not typically seen or …

Type II Diabetes

TYPE II DIABETESType 2 diabetes is an impairment in how one’s body regulates and handles sugar, also known as glucose, as energy.  While this condition can mean too much sugar circulating in the bloodstream, high blood sugar levels can ultimately lead to circulatory, nervous, and …

Hypothyroid Symptoms – What You Need to Know

What is Hypothyroidism?So what’s hypothyroidism, anyways? Your thyroid is an important gland that produces hormones in your body. These hormones regulate your body’s metabolism – from controlling heart, muscle, and digestive function and brain development and bone maintenance. Hypothyroid is a disease that occurs when …

Hyperthyroid Symptoms – What You Need to Know

What is Hyperthyroidism?Located in the neck, the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland secretes the thyroid hormone T3 and T4 – two vital hormones that significantly impact one’s overall health.   Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid becomes overactive and produces too much of the hormone thyroxine. This overproduction leads …

THYROID PROBLEM – Part 2

We’re going to be doing a short little talk on the thyroid. And again, we spoke last time about why my thyroid is not working? You know many women and men, but mostly women, are going to be suffering from thyroid conditions, the statistics are …