Why Your “Normal” Thyroid Might Not be Normal—Part Two

In the last article, I explained why a blood test ordered by your doctor, to check out the thyroid, may yield “normal” results; and why “normal” does not necessarily mean “good.” In this article, I am going to explain how you can test your thyroid function more thoroughly, with a simple and inexpensive at-home test.…

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Why Your “Normal” Thyroid Results Might Not be Normal—Part One

Have you had blood work ordered from your doctor before, and then been back for a follow up to learn that your thyroid looks “normal?” If so, you may want to investigate things a little further. Why? The blood tests that many doctors order, to test the thyroid, usually only show abnormal readings when it…

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What Nobody Ever Tells You about Low Energy

Low energy is a very common issue for patients that come see me – heck, I wrote a book on it! Finding and fixing the underlying cause for your low energy is the key to regaining the energy you once had – that’s a ‘no-brainer’ for sure. There are many things that cause low energy,…

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Uncovering the Most Common Vitamin D Myth

“I get my vitamin D from the sun. So I don’t need to take vitamin D supplements.” There is a common misconception that you can get enough vitamin D from the sun. Well, I am here to set the record straight! Me: “Hear ye, hear ye. I do declare that you cannot get enough vitamin…

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The NEW Public Enemy #1?

I recently saw a joke that said “I don’t engage in high risk sports like base jumping, or ice climbing, or cave diving, or eating gluten”. Except, it’s no joke. You’re probably going to hate hearing this but (don’t shoot the messenger)        research proves gluten serves no nutritional purpose. None whatsoever. It is purely an…

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Never Bet Against Dr. Carri

Jocelyne is a fiercely independent woman. She’s a single mom. She’s self employed and runs multiple businesses. She’s highly successful. She’s very passionate about life and loves to help others. When you think of the Energizer Bunny, you think of Jocelyne! Except when she called me her batteries were nearly dead. Her energy was 1-2…

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It’s Embarrassing That Family Doctors Refuse to Run This Simple Test

It happened again. One of my patients asked their family doctor to test their vitamin D levels, and they were refused. I say it happened again because it happens so often it’s mind boggling to me. Patients are usually told one of two things: It’s too much of a burden on our healthcare system to…

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How Much Are Dietary Flaws Costing You Precious Energy?

Food can be your medicine, or it can be your poison. Let’s make it your medicine! You probably think it’s impossible to change your diet. I’m living proof that it’s not. You can do it. Trust me—if I can do it, so can you, especially if you follow my guidelines. Here’s what most people eat…

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Getting to the Root Cause to Achieve Balanced Sex Hormones

This article is for you if you suffer with any of these conditions: Hot flashes and night sweats Premenstrual/menstrual migraines PMS Low sex drive PCOS Infertility Endometriosis Menopause Perimenopause The Functional Medicine Approach to Hormonal Imbalances: Simply: Get the body to do what Mother Nature originally intended (which is NOT synthetic hormone replacement therapy or…

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These Friendly Guys Help Us Detox

We live in a toxic, polluted world. Studies now confirm that diet and environmental chemicals cause 95% of cancers. Furthermore, we are the first generation exposed to such an unprecedented amount of chemicals on a DAILY basis – chemicals that have never been tested for their long term effects, let alone their long term effects…

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