Author: thedoc

What does it mean when serum iron is high but ferritin is low?

This question comes up all the time. Patients are baffled when their serum iron levels come back elevated and their ferritin levels come back low even though they have all of the symptoms of iron depletion. What’s going on? Often doctors or even patients who see this think ‘oh no we better stop taking iron support’ […]

Parkinson’s Disease Prevention with the Elite Eight

Parkinson’s Disease is devastating. Most of the time when patients come in with Parkinson’s they have already been battling it for a number of years. I often wonder what they were like, how they moved, the energy they had before Parkinson’s set in.  If you have Parkinson’s or know somebody who has it, you have seen the […]

10 Reasons Goat Whey is the Best Whey Protein

Goat Whey has the highest biological value of any natural food source, including cow sourced whey. Goat Whey’s biological value is 104! This means that Goat Whey is extremely digestible and absorbable. The protein you drink is the protein you keep. Goat Whey is the most digestible whey protein on the planet. Goat Whey has the highest concentration […]

Periorbital dark circles can be a sign of iron deficiency

Are your dark circles under your eyes caused by iron deficiency?   Without adequate iron, the body is unable to properly circulate oxygen. Hemoglobin the protein that transports oxygen on red blood cells breaks down when there is insufficient iron.  This breakdown of hemoglobin causes the thin skin below your eyes to appear bruised. Not to […]

Top 10 Iron Rich foods Every Pregnant Woman Needs

Iron is essential for metabolism, growth, optimal cell to cell communication, and the creation of hormones and connective tissue. Human life cannot continue without adequate iron, let alone support the development and maturation of a baby in the womb. The following are excellent sources of iron that you will want to make a regular part of […]

5 Ways to Support Your Child’s Health

As you have likely noticed, anxiety, ADHD, and depression are skyrocketing amongst our youth.  Children are being medicated at an earlier and earlier age.  This creates countless developmental issues across the board, from cognitive impairment, decreased relationship capacity, inability to meet physical growth expectations, to increased risk of suicide and helplessness. This does not have […]

Wildfire Season and Your Respiratory Health

Wildfire smoke may make the sky look cool, but it is also very dangerous to your respiratory health. Wildfire smoke contains a mixture of carbon monoxide, particulate matter, and volatile chemicals.  The amounts will depend on what is feeding the flames but none of these elements are to your benefit.  Particulate matter smaller than 2.5 […]