Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH): Low TSH? Elevated TSH?

TSH or thyroid stimulating hormone is the number one screening tool for disorders of the thyroid gland. The problem is it is a very poor way to assess your thyroid gland function. In my clinical practice I have found that TSH alone is not enough to assess thyroid function. I have seen people with TSH […]

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4 Tricks To Lose Weight: The 4 Metabolic Toggles

Over the years Jade and I realized that in order to help someone lose weight, a more holistic approach was needed than what the caloric model dictated.  This model basically says that if you expend more energy (exercise more) than you consume you will lose weight.  Seems simple enough; however, the human body is much […]

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Blood Urea Nitrogen: What it is & Why is Yours High (or low)

BUN, or Blood Urea Nitrogen, is a test performed on the standard chemistry panel your doctor performs. He or she uses it to rule out kidney disease, but it can be abnormal for other reasons. What does it tell you about your health, function or disease? Background on BUN When protein is metabolized, it goes […]

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