• Could Gluten Sensitivity Be Causing Your Chronic Fatigue?

    Gluten is a sticky protein that is found in wheat that can cause inflammation in people who are sensitive to it. If you see a doctor for fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, or chronic fatigue, he or she may recommend that you reduce your gluten intake. Watch this video to find out why your holistic doctor in New York, […]

  • How Fibromyalgia Can Affect Your Life

    Fibromyalgia treatments serving New York, NY, are highly effective. However, if you do not seek help from a holistic doctor, your fibromyalgia can become debilitating. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes widespread pain throughout the body. Many people also suffer from fatigue, memory problems, and mood issues. Sometimes, symptoms simply worsen over time. At […]

  • Possible Causes of Fibromyalgia

    If you were recently diagnosed withfibromyalgia in New York, NY, you probably have a lot of questions about the causes of fibromyalgia, and your fibromyalgia treatment options. Fibromyalgia pain can make it difficult to work or participate in activities that you enjoy, and getting answers about the condition from a homeopathic doctor might make your […]

  • What do Hockey Players and Fibromyalgia Patients Have in Common?

    Hockey players- and I have taken care of a few NHL players- are elite athletes with incredible strength and stamina. Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue patients- and I have taken care of hundreds of them- are battling pain and exhaustion to try and get through every day. What could they possibly have in common? The need for […]

  • The Causes of Candida

    Candida is one of the most frequently misdiagnosed medical problems. Candida has a wide range of symptoms, including yeast infections, skin rashes, gastrointestinal problems, depression, unexplained fatigue, poor concentration, sinus infections, and athlete’s foot. Fortunately, when you are properly diagnosed by a homeopathic doctor serving New York, NY, you can effectively alleviate these uncomfortable side […]

  • Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and Tick Diseases: The Ticking Time Bomb

    Spring is here, and naturally, after our long harsh winter, we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. However, my patients who suffer fromChronic Fatigue Syndrome andFibromyalgia are not quite as happy because their symptoms prevent them from enjoying being active and outside. When treating patients with both of these conditions, I am […]

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    The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Fibromyalgia

    CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE Conventional medical training tends to follow a set route, typically shying away from practices such as mindfulness meditation: first, you start with a hospital residency, and then, you follow up with an additional fellowship. Personally, my hospital residency focused on internal medicine. I trained in immunology for my fellowship. Once my training was […]

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    Intravenous Vitamin C for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…. and Hangovers?

    We take IV therapy very seriously I just read inThe New York Times thatIV vitamin therapy is the newin thing to do to recover from hangovers. Apparently, there are now companies which provide home IV’s by nurses to help you get over a night of heavy partying, so you are in better shape the next […]

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    New Findings in Fibromyalgia: What Do They Mean?

    In a recent USA Today article,New Findings in Fibromyalgia, many articles from different medical journals are cited. I did some medical sleuthing by reading theoriginal articles and by taking the extra step of speaking to the researchers who are quoted. These are the key points: · Fibromyalgia is a complicated disease without question. Most doctors […]

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    Insomnia and Heart Disease: What Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia patients need to know!

    I am often reminded of an Irish proverb “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” Unfortunately, in these times, they are hard to come by. Many patients who suffer fromChronic Fatigue Syndrome orFibromyalgia have associated sleep disorders. Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and multiple nighttime awakenings have […]

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    Infections and CFS and Fibromyalgia

    I am always asked by patients “what causes CFS?” Or “What causes Fibromyalgia?”The answer is a complicated one. We know that in patients withChronic Fatigue Syndrome have sleep disorders, hormonal imbalances, especially thyroid dysfunction, mitochondrial dysfunction, and viral infections. The infectious component of the disorder is debated amongst the medical community. I believe, as do […]

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    Diet and CFS and Fibromyalgia

    Is there any benefit to dietary changes in patients with CFS andFibromyalgia. As a physician treating these disorders for over 20 years, the answer is a resounding YES!!! I have seen dietary changes work wonders for many patients. But what dietary changes are we talking about. The type of diet I usually recommend for a […]

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    Thyroid Conditions-The Connection to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    This past week I have had 2 patients with undiagnosed thyroid disease. Both of these patients had multiple symptoms consistent with a low thyroid and had been to several different physicians. One of these patients suffered fromfibromyalgia. Patients and colleagues alike often ask me about the connection between fibromyalgia and thyroid disease. I tell them […]