A Miserable Married Couple – B12 & Fatigue

Nutrient deficiencies can be one of the greatest contributors to fatigue – even if you’ve been to your doctor and ‘all your tests are normal’. I routinely find at least one of these four nutrients as deficient in my fatigue patients: Vitamin B12 Vitamin D Magnesium Iron What I find interesting, though, is most fatigue…

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Why You Can’t Lose Weight: Part 1 with Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND

http://media.blubrry.com/functional_medicine_radio_show/p/s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/drcarri/podcast/001_Dr-Raynette-Part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. Raynette Ilg, ND (aka: Dr. Ray) discusses the underlying reasons why you can’t lose weight. Dr. Ray explains how finding and addressing the root cause of your weight problem can…

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She Didn’t Think ‘The-Worst-Migraine-Ever’ Was Curable…Until We Did It!

Jennifer still holds the record in my office for the worst migraine ever. Her story starts with this email she sent me on a Sunday night… “I was given your name by one of your patients, and I am hoping that you could help me with my migraines. I am 27 years old and suffer…

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Is the #1 Most Common Reason for Weight Gain During Menopause Avoidable?

Are you going through menopause? Have you noticed gaining a few extra pounds lately? If so, then you should know that you’re not alone. Weight gain is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. While this occurrence may be less than delightful (unless you are one of those super-skinny women that are always begging…

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Proven Remedies for Curing Migraine Headaches

Chances are if you are reading this article you or somebody you know suffers from migraine headaches. You are not alone. More than 14% of Canadians suffer from migraine headaches. The hallmark of this type of headache is moderate to severe throbbing pain on one side of the head. Along with the throbbing people often…

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Estrogen Deficiency – What are the symptoms?

Estrogen deficiency is all too common in women. Wondering if you suffer from estrogen deficiency? Check out this list of signs and symptoms from the book Natural Hormone Balance for Women – Look Younger, Feel Stronger, and Live Life with Exuberance by Uzzi Reiss, MD/OB-GYN: Mental fogginess. “I’ve lost my mind.” Forgetfulness. “I can’t remember…

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5 Secrets to Curing IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

If you suffer from: cramping and pain in your abdomen; bloating and gassiness; changes in bowel habits; diarrhea or constipation, or both alternately; immediate need to move your bowels when you wake up in the morning or during or after meals; relief of pain after bowel movements; or mucus in your stool; and all of your…

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What You Don’t Know About Stress May Kill You… (Or At Least Cause Your Fatigue)

You’re stressed. I’m stressed. We’re all stressed. But it’s the chronic stress that’s the real KILLER. When we’re under chronic stress, our cortisol levels get WAY out of balance. Cortisol is the Big Dog…the Captain of your ship…and directly impacts how the rest of your hormones behave – thyroid, insulin, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and DHEA.…

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How to Eliminate Embarrassing Hot Flashes

One of the most common questions I get is: “Hey Dr. Carri, can you do anything about hot flashes?” For most women, hot flashes are totally embarrassing. This was the case for Susan. She had been a patient of mine for a few months, and we had been working on her thyroid (and we won…

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Your Fatigue Is Total B.S.!

Yup. You read that right. As I’ve already outlined in my hit book ‘Reclaim Your Energy and Feel Normal Again’ there are many root causes of fatigue. In fact I’ve found 14 Fatigue Factors in total. And today I’m gonna reveal one of the biggest and dirtiest fatigue secrets to date: Why YOUR fatigue is…

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