Heartburn

Heartburn does not originate from the over-production of acid, heartburn is the result of Autonomic damage. If your sympathetic and parasympathetic branches are not in balance your brain will not move your digestive tract correctly.

There is No Single Best Diet for Everyone

It is generally accepted science that over the last several thousand years, humans thrived equally well on diets ranging from pure vegetarian (people with origins in Asia or Far East cultures) to essentially meat-only diets (people with origins in northern cold climates such as the Inuit) with most ancient cultures subsisting on a mixed vegetarian-carnivore …

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Coat Hanger Neck Pain

Many individuals with chronic or intermittent neck tightness and pain are misdiagnosed.   They are told their vertebrae are out of alignment, have muscular injury from an accident, have a pinched nerve, “carry their stress there”, or have arthritic changes noted on an x-ray. While certainly some individuals may have nerve compression from a serious …

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Varicose Veins and Erectile Dysfunction

As different as they sound, the development of varicose veins (men and women) and erectile dysfunction (“E.D.” in men) are often of the same origin. Having one or both of those issues may signal underlying nervous system damage that was not repaired due to metabolic inflammation. And there are nonsurgical, non-pharmaceutical answers that may help …

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Dizzy

 Many people have felt an uneasy sensation in their head and they describe it as feeling dizzy. But dizziness is a term that means different things to different people.   Zeroing in on the true mechanism of your dizziness determines if you are being properly treated for your underlying problem. Unfortunately, many providers do not …

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High Omega-3, Low Omega-6 Diets Help Brains Recover

A growing body of scientific studies are suggesting that omega-3 fatty acids found in nuts, flax, wild fish, and grass fed beef can lead to the reduction of abnormal inflammation and restore a wide variety of cellular functioning within the body. A recent study has shown that long term omega-3 fatty acid supplementation coupled with …

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What is your HRV? (Heart Rate Variability)

People think their blood pressure reading is the biggest indicator of their overall health, but a more important number is their Heart Rate Variability (HRV). Your HRV is not your blood pressure and it is not your pulse rate. Technically, HRV is the variation of time between each heartbeat. The average time is one beat …

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Gluten Intolerance is All in Your Head (i.e., Brain)

For many of us, gluten intolerance is “all in our head”.  The key to the problem is silent Autonomic Nervous System dysfunction in our brain.   Gluten is a protein molecule found in wheat, barley, and rye.  Gluten gives dough elasticity, helping it rise and often gives food a chewy texture.  Some individuals become sick eating …

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Menopause is Permanent PMS

Some women suffer for decades after menopause. But what if we approach it like a traumatic brain injury or a concussion? What if relief lies in repairing the brains and nervous systems of these women just like repairing the brains and nervous systems of male pro-athletes? There are new treatments for postmenopausal women, turning off …

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Polyps and Cancer Cells are Immortal

Unlike normal healthy cells, cancer cells never die. This is an essential component of cancer. The majority of our cells live only a few days or weeks. They are designed by nature to routinely die off in a process called apoptosis. When cells die off they are replaced with healthier cells. These new cells help …

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Breakfast is Not Your Friend

Fasting and the Elimination of Breakfast Breakfast is often referred to as the “most important meal of the day”.  But is it?  An increasing number of studies suggest otherwise. Our metabolism may work best when we eat in a 6 to 8-hour window during the later portion of the day.  Metabolic mechanisms are turned on …

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Suffer from Intestinal or Digestive Distress ?

  Do you have intestinal distress (constipation, diarrhea, frequent urination), excessive bloating or cramping after meals, food intolerance, anxiety, skin disruptions (eczema, rosacea), chronic pain, or recurrent UTI/bladder/strep infections? Or do you have a sour stomach if you miss meals, wake up feeling nauseated, get heartburn after certain foods, or have unusual patterns of hair …

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Always Look For The Cause Beyond the Label

I was given important advice during my residency by my mentor Hans Einstein, the nephew of famed physicist Albert Einstein. He taught me to ignore the labels attached to patients. Labels like Irritable Bowel, Anxiety, Stroke, Alzheimer’s, Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Fibromyalgia or Autism were originally intended to help researchers understand a particular …

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Broken Mommies

The Autonomic Nervous System of many women breaks during pregnancy and if left untreated the damage may linger for a lifetime; I call them “Broken Mommies”. Autonomic injury is why Broken Mommies are unable to regain their pre-pregnancy health and suffer from foggy brains and poor memory, ADD, dizziness, chronic hunger and weight gain, intestinal …

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Choosing How You Die, One Meal at a Time

Too tired to fight with the kids over healthy food and snacks? Too tempted by tasty sugars and carbs to cut them from your diet? Let’s call your diet what it really is, it is your choice of death. Everything would be easy if we could really walk on the treadmill 30 extra minutes to …

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Heartburn and Heart Attacks

Two totally different conditions, right?  Heartburn is a mild nuisance that can be easily remedied with antacids from the store.  Heart attacks are the number one killer of Americans that requires the emergency aid of skilled cardiologists to prevent death. Yet as different as they seem, their origins are deeply intertwined and understanding why is …

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Concussions and Kids

Did you know that heartburn, anxiousness, irritability, depression and weight gain can be long-term problems set in motion by a simple childhood concussion?   Whether it happened to your child a year ago, or the injury happened to you 20 + years ago, there are some things you should know about the lingering effects of concussion …

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Fish Oil and Flax Improves Your Metabolism

The cells of your body are extremely complex and are composed of a variety of fatty acids that help the cells preform various functions.  Fatty acids are classified into 4 groups, saturated fatty acids (SFA), monosaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). Your body produces many fatty acids from other molecules with the …

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Thin But Constantly Hungry

We often think being thin is the same thing as being “healthy”, but this is not true anymore. Recent studies are showing that skinny people who eat everything in sight yet never gain a pound are at an increased risk of developing cancer, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and heart disease. How can thin people be …

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Gluten-Free Diets, Allergies, and Eczema – Common Markers of Bacterial Overgrowth

Gluten-free diets are hot right now, so are probiotics, fiber blends, and yogurt. People have found that these diets or products help their stomachs, intestinal tracts, skin, and overall health. What do all of these things really do for us? They change the acidity of your intestinal bacteria, but they are just the tip of …

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My health was never the same after …

Can you say this about your health: “I was never the same after my __________” (fill in the blank with an event). Your event might have been physical like a car wreck or childbirth. Your event might have been emotional like the death of a loved one or being really frightened. Your event might have …

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Has Modern Life Permanently Altered Our Intestinal Bacteria?

Intestinal bacteria can greatly influence your long term health, and we are seeing alarming changes in our bacterial blends. A recent study compared the composition of intestinal bacteria in modern U.S. adults with that obtained from rural African children, a Tyrolean Iceman found in a glacier, an Austrian soldier from 1918 also frozen in glacier, …

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“What is Wellness?” – Listen to Dr. Nemechek’s Lecture to Find Out!

This is the first of Dr. Nemechek’s eight talks that comprise his 2012 “Wellness Through Science” lecture series.  In it, he discusses the false premise of modern corporate wellness, the weak health benefits of many common medications and outlines how metabolic inflammation is rapidly being understood as the common cause of many illnesses. [youtube]https://youtu.be/onPPVd4_HCo[/youtube]   …

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Kids with Eczema, Heartburn or Headaches

Does your child suffer from eczema, heartburn or headaches? While these conditions have become common in children, they are not normal.  Parents do not realize these symptoms are warning signs that their child is unhealthy.  Advances in medicine have made it is possible to simply “mask” these symptoms with pills; this results in the real …

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Do You Feel Broken After Pregnancy?

Common Problems After Pregnancy In my practice, I commonly encounter women who developed a number of physical problems that seemed to start after pregnancy.  In spite of consultations with their primary care doctors and multiple specialists, women are told that “everything is normal” and sent on their way with a few prescriptions to dampen their …

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Combating Acid Reflux May Bring Host of Ills

From the L.A. Times: “Many depend on proton pump inhibitors to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, but their side effects can include nutritional deficits and vulnerability to infections.” read more Dr. Nemechek’s Note: The complications outlined in this article are increasingly common.  The real underlying problem of heartburn is the brain’s inability to correctly empty the …

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How Pregnancy Changes a Woman’s Brain

We know a lot about the links between a pregnant mother’s health, behavior, and moods and her baby’s cognitive and psychological development once it is born. But how does pregnancy change a mother’s brain? “Pregnancy is a critical period for central nervous system development in mothers,” says psychologist Laura M. Glynn of Chapman University. “Yet …

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Proton-Pump Inhibitor Therapy Induces the Symptoms it Is Used to Treat

Many individuals are placed on medications called proton-pump inhibitors (Nexiun, Prilosec, Aciphex) by their physicians for heartburn.  These drugs do a fairly good job of reducing the production of stomach acid but there is a catch.  It seems these drugs also cause a rebound increase in acid production once you stop them.  This study and accompanying …

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