Continued from part 5……

Functions of the thyroid

(8) Moods and emotions – hypothyroidism causes adrenal weakness and as a result the adrenal don’t have healthy communication with the part of the brain called hypothalamus/pituitary/adrenal (HPA) axis. With poor HPA functoin, fat doesn’t burn resulting in weight gain. Also serotonin and dopamine aren’t produced in proper ratios resulting in depression, anxiety, and lethargy.

(9) Proper stomach acidity – proper stomach acid prevents reflux and heartburn because you can completely digest your food. Poorly digested food lingers in gut and rots up into the esophagus causing heartburn. HCL or hydrochloric acid is what prevents gut rot and prevents bad guys such as parasites, viruses, and bacteria from dominating the digestive system and making you miserable. In hypothyroid states, the hormone gastrin decreases which leads to loss of HCL production.

(10) liver detoxificaton – when thyroid function is low, the liver enzymes that detoxify just don’t mature leading to poor waste detoxification and waste clearance.

(11) growth hormones -growth hormones (GH) regenerate cells and tissues (even in adults). Growth hormones are released from the pituitary when more growth or more cells are needed. Thyroid hormones are necessary for GH to make insulin like growth factor (IGF-1) and finish the task of growing or creating new cells.

Stay tuned for part 7 as thyroid functions continues….

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Sweet potatoes, kale, broccoli, sunflower seeds, black beans, squash, cabbage, and almonds are foods we should eat daily for optimum health. Foods that should be avoided include fried foods, processed foods, junk foods, sodas (especially those containing corn syrup and “diet” ingredients). Take one day a week, for yourself, to do nothing but have fun.

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In 1912, a German publication delineated the first Autoimmune Disease ever, Hashimoto’s Disease, named after the Japanese physician who first described it. Since that time, Autoimmune Diseases, which were once rare, are accelerating at a disturbing rate. Why does an immune system turn on the person and attack HIM or HER instead of the toxic invader. Why does the body tag its own tissue as an enemy? In functional medicine, we believe that the stresses of modern life, especially in America, have led to this near catastrophic plague that traditional medicine has no answer for. To the best of our knowledge today, once your body identifies its own cells as foreign, then it is there for life. The treatment is to support the immune system with healthy doses of Vitamin D, Glutathionne, Super Oxicide Dismutase, and all the other known immune boosting supplements. Reducing stress is also a lifestyle necessity for all Autoimmune patients. Stress comes in many forms (psychological, environmental, nutritional, etc.). 20% of Americans have Autoimmune Diseases and 75% of those are women. 90% of Hypothyroid patients are Autoimmune.

If you have wondered if chiropractic neurology and functional medicine can help you, see a chiropractor or chiropractors. Better yet, do both and see a chiropractic neurologist such as myself, Dr. Scott Brown.

How are we different? We specialize in neurological, immunological, and endocrine rehabilitation without the use of drugs or surgery. Conditions treated include: Sleep Disorders, Cognitive Disorders,Mood Disorders, Balance Disorders (Vertigo, Dizziness, etc.), Headaches, Migraines, Peripheral Neuropathy, Movement Disorders (Tics, Tremors, Tourette’s, etc.), Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ADHD, ADD, OCD, CDD, PDD, Asperger’s, etc), Fibromyalgia, Autoimmune Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, Hormone Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, and Blood Sugar Disorders (Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Hypoglycemia).

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Eat 3-5 servings of both vegetables and fruits each day and avoid the 3 white poisons – sugar, white flour, and salt. It is estimated that, regardless of
who “wins” the health care coverage battle, the sick care costs in America will bankrupt the country. The solution to this crisis is to reduce stress, clean up the diets, and exercise properly. It sounds so simple but it is not. America is a stressed out society more than any in history. Our food sources contain less and less nutritional value and we exercise less than most civilizations in history.

Our office specializes in neurological, immunological, and endocrine problems.

If you have wondered if chiropractic neurology and functional medicine can help you, see a chiropractor or chiropractors. Better yet do both and see a chiropractic neurologist such as myself, Dr. Scott Brown.

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Shopping Do’s include:

(1) DO look at the labels and know which poison additives to avoid.

(2) DO shop the outer ring of the store where the healthier foods are located.

(3) DO go to the vegetable section and get as many different colored foods as possible. They each have different anti-oxidant qualities.

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Too much insulin flooding insulin receptor sites and not being able to bind (hyperinsulinemia) is a bad thing. Not only because of the risk of Diabetes, but because of other health effects including increase risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). H0w does it do this? It increases risk of High Blood Pressure, damages protein synthesis and coagulation, and interferes with lipoprotein metabolism. Due to insulin’s relationship with  sodium levels, when insulin levels increase so does blood pressure. As insulin levels drop, so does blood pressure. Insulin Resistance also interferes with breaking down fibrin protein which is intimately involved with coagulation (clotting).

Since high insulin levels are also associated with lipid metabolism abnormalities (think high cholesterol, high triglycerides, low good cholesterol (HDL), and high bad cholesterol (LDL), it is wise to lower it to avoid taking statin drug with the know serious side effects.Insulin Resistance is also associated with adrenal, thyroid, liver, immune, gut, and cognitive dysfunction. This is a serious problem that leads to Diabetes. Diabetes alone is projected by health authorities to break the American health care system unless drastic changes are made to eliminate this PREVENTABLE disease.

If you have wondered if chiropractic neurology and functional medicine can help you, see a chiropractor or chiropractors. Better yet, do both and see a chiropractic neurologist such as myself, Dr. Scott Brown.

How are we different? We specialize in neurological, immunological, and endocrine rehabilitation without the use of drugs or surgery. Conditions treated include: Sleep Disorders, Cognitive Disorders,Mood Disorders, Balance Disorders (Vertigo, Dizziness, etc.), Movement Disorders (Tics, Tremors, Tourette’s, etc.), Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ADHD, ADD, OCD, CDD, PDD, Asperger’s, etc), Fibromyalgia, Headaches,Mirgraines, Peripheral Neuropathy, Autoimmune Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, Hormone Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, and Blood Sugar Disorders (Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, and Hypoglycemia).

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HYPOGLYCEMIA occurs when fasting blood glucose levels indicate low fasting serum (blood) glucose. Hypoglycemia is caused by poor diet (heavy carbohydrates, sugars, and skipped meals), low cortisol levels, low adrenal function, Hypothyroidism, and drug side effects. Symptoms include headaches, fatigue, shakiness, irritability if meals are missed, and sweet cravings.

SYNDROME X or Metabolic Syndrome occurs when fasting glucose levels are high (this is a pre-Diabetic condition. In Syndrome X, there is usually an accompanying decrease in good cholesterol (High Density Lipoprotein, HDL), elevation in bad cholesterol (Low Density Lipoprotein, LDL), elevation in triglycerides, and elevation in uric acid.  This is usually the result of a couch potato lifestyle combined with bad food choices. Symptoms include fatigue after meals and cravings for sweets.

Maintaining blood sugar balance (neither too high or too low) is necessary to be healthy and without it, not only does one have a risk of Diabetes but also breakdown of adrenal, thyroid, gut, liver, and immune systems.

If you have wondered if chiropractic neurology and functional medicine can help you, see a chiropractor or chiropractors. Better yet, do both and see a chiropractic neurologist such as myself, Dr. Scott Brown.

How are we different? We specialize in neurological, immunological, and endocrine rehabilitation without the use of drugs or surgery. Conditions treated include: Sleep Disorders, Cognitive Disorders,Mood Disorders, Balance Disorders (Vertigo, Dizziness, etc.), Movement Disorders (Tics, Tremors, Tourette’s, etc.), Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ADHD, ADD, OCD, CDD, PDD, Asperger’s, etc), Fibromyalgia, Autoimmune Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, Hormone Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, and Blood Sugar Disorders (Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Hypoglycemia).

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