Case Study Of A Thyroid Patient

Case Study of a Thyroid Patient

  • March 20, 2017

Sherry: 36 year old mom, wage earner, and student Diagnosis: Hashimoto’s Thyroid disease; And a second, strongly-genetic autoimmune Musculoskeletal disease. Sherry came into the office in February of 2015 concerned over hypothyroidism. It all started with post-partum depression after her 2nd pregnancy…

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The Peace Of Wild Things – Poetry Thursday

The Peace of Wild Things – Poetry Thursday

  • March 16, 2017

  Wendell Berry writes of feeling free in the presence of 'still water.' His phrase reminds me of the snow resting outside. Standing in it  grounds me; quiets me. It helps me feel at peace. The Peace of Wild Things…

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Like Snow – Poetry Thursday

Like Snow – Poetry Thursday

  • February 16, 2017

Like Snow Suppose we did our work like the snow, quietly, quietly. leaving nothing out. —Wendell Berry from his collection Leavings, (Counterpoint, 2009)

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Thyroid Disease: Same Symptoms, Different Story

Thyroid Disease: Same Symptoms, Different Story

  • February 7, 2017

In this series of blog posts I am giving examples of how different patients can have the same label or diagnosis, but have completely different stories. Today's installment is Thyroid Disease. The story of thyroid diagnosis #1:  "Multiple layers of infections,…

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A Poem About Evolution — Poetry Thursday

A Poem About Evolution — Poetry Thursday

  • February 2, 2017

Once we let go of the familiar, true insight and evolution can take place.  I see this all the time with chronic disease. Healing is more than just fixing a problem. It is also about inner transformation.

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Lyme Disease: Same Symptoms, Different Story

Lyme Disease: Same Symptoms, Different Story

  • January 27, 2017

When I used to practice "Best Guess Medicine", it was important to be able to label someone's disease. "Migraines"; "Food Allergies"; "IBS"; "Hashimoto's".  These are all labels that can tell you something about someone's symptoms, but they don't tell you a lot…

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Poetry Thursday — Hope Redux

Poetry Thursday — Hope Redux

  • January 19, 2017

"Hope" by Lisel Mueller It hovers in dark corners before the lights are turned on, it shakes sleep from its eyes and drops from mushroom gills, it explodes in the starry heads of dandelions turned sages, it sticks to the…

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Why A Single Drop Of Blood?

Why a single drop of blood?

  • January 18, 2017

Patients are surprised when I show them how much information is in a single drop of blood. Last week, a patient with vertigo took a bioresonance test. We discovered that his symptoms were related to a combination of the following: fungal…

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“Hope” For Poetry Thursday

“Hope” for Poetry Thursday

  • January 12, 2017

"Hope" is the thing with feathers “Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all -   And sweetest - in the…

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