• foods for thyroid symptoms

Kitchen Cures: Foods to Reduce Thyroid Symptoms

The thyroid seems to have a snowball effect on almost everything with thyroid symptoms including sluggishness, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss-- all leading to an effect on your quality of life. Every day I see patients who suffer from thyroid issues. Whether it’s Hashimotos Disease or simply a sluggish thyroid, if your levels are off, [...]

  • recovering from chronic fatigue

Chronic Fatigue: First Steps to Recovery

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex disorder characterized by prolonged exhaustion with additional symptoms such as muscle and joint pain, tender lymph nodes, poor sleep, headaches, memory problems and difficulty recovering after physical exertion. Over one million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic fatigue. Some are able to get by while others are completely [...]

Stay Safe This Memorial Day Weekend

The official kick-off to summer is just around the corner, everyone’s eager to stow away their winter clothes, break out the beach chairs and sit back, relax and unwind. Memorial Day weekend is about honoring and remembering the service members who sacrificed so much for our country. Many of us will gather together and enjoy [...]

The Tick-Borne Virus to Be on the Lookout for This Summer

I’ve recently been asked about the potentially deadly tick-borne illness that’s rearing its ugly head in certain parts of the country. It’s called the Powassan virus and its transmitted by deer ticks—the same ones, in fact, that carry Lyme disease. Though only around 75 cases of Powassan virus have been reported in the U.S. in [...]

  • How to Grocery Shop & Avoid Weight Gain

How to Grocery Shop & Avoid Weight Gain

The grocery store can be your best friend or worst enemy. It all depends on where your mind is at when you actually go to the store. If you’re feeling stressed out, overworked, hungry, tired, lethargic, or down on yourself…you are more likely to reach for your favorite comfort foods like cookies, ice cream or [...]

Prevent Spring Allergies Now

Allergies affect millions of people. In Atlanta, we see people with allergies all year round, but the worst time of year is the spring because of the pollen. The whole city is covered in a blanket of yellow pollen. The common symptoms I see with my patients are watery eyes, trouble breathing, and a pesky [...]

Protein Hacks for Kids- How to Get the Right Amount

Are you worried about whether or not your kids are getting enough protein? You are not alone. This is a very common concern among the parents whose kids come to see me. As parents, we have enough to worry about…are they getting enough sleep? eating too much sugar? should I be giving them dairy? do [...]

Quick Tips to Calm the Mind and Body

Do you feel like the minute the alarm goes off, you are going nonstop until your head hits the pillow? I hear this all the time from my patients, and, believe me, there are days that I feel this way as well while trying to juggle all of the things that are important to me [...]