• Risk Factors for Candida

    If you suffer from candida in New York, NY, you know firsthand just how uncomfortable the symptoms can be. Candida is a particular kind of yeast or fungus that can cause gastrointestinal problems, genital itchiness and discharge, and skin rashes. Candida is also linked to sinus infections and can exert serious pressure on your sinuses. Finally, […]

  • The Benefits of IV Vitamin Therapy

    Fibromyalgia clinics serving New York, NY, often recommend IV vitamin therapy to alleviate painful and uncomfortable symptoms. IV vitamin therapy combines vitamins, amino acids, and antioxidants and puts them directly into your bloodstream. In addition to treating fibromyalgia, IV vitamin therapy is also ideal for patients who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic depression, migraine and […]

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    Your Sweet Tooth Can Lead To More Than A Toothache – Thyroid Disease

    A recent issue of Internal Medicine News (June 15th, 2015) highlighted how researchers are discouraging their patients withHashimoto’s thyroiditis from using artificial sweeteners. WHAT IS HASHIMOTO’S THYROIDITIS? Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is typically a condition where the thyroid is underactive and essentially “sluggish.” This means it is not producing enough thyroid hormones for the body’s cells. When this happens it […]

  • Common thyroid mistakes: treat the patient… not the labs

    After reading an article titled “Understanding Thyroid Problems” by Susan Carlton in the August issue of Good Housekeeping magazine, I felt compelled to sit down immediately and comment on it. This article was seriously misleading. Carlton discusses the different forms of hypothyroidism, including Hashimoto’s an autoimmune hypothyroid disease in which the body produces antibodies that […]

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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 […]