March 10, 2019

A high heart rate variability is an indicator of good vagal tone. What is good vagal tone? Good vagal tone is an indicator that the parasympathetic nervous system is acting in good co-ordinance with the sympathetic nervous system. The parasympathetic response from the...

March 1, 2019

Please tune in as I try to clarify this confusing topic. Special bonus is the video makes me sound like Barry White.

Leaky Gut. Chicken Or The Egg. 

February 10, 2019

Mitochondrial biogenesis is something that is a hot topic in science. Dysfunctional mitochondria have been associated with many diseases and conditions including diabetes, alzheimer’s disease, sarcopenia, obesity, and heart disease. It makes sense to me that there are...

January 7, 2019

Many patients come to see me for constipation after visiting with a gastroenterologist . They have been told to take Miralax and increase fiber in their diet and even told to follow the low-fodmap diet. 

For some this recommendation works, but for most it doesn't....

January 1, 2019

If you have SIBO, Leaky Gut/Intestinal Permeability, Cognitive Problems like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, or Parkinson’s disease, it’s important to be prevent from getting excessive D-lactate exposure.

Its exposure, can lead to worsening of t...

December 4, 2018

what to know and what to monitor on a ketogenic diet.

November 6, 2018

When a patient comes to me with neurologic and brain related symptoms; I inevitably ask them how they tolerate gluten.

Many people look at me with an expression like... "Doc, that is so 2011." And then respond....

 "Oh, I don't have a problem with gluten. My digestion is...

October 25, 2018

All my patients with SIBO that is Methane positive.

An interesting study that shows Lactobacillus reuteri (DSM 17938) reduces methane production in functional constipation.

An interesting finding since Lactobacillus reuteri produces and antimicrobial property called reut...

August 28, 2018

They say form follows function.

And my nomination for nutritional supplement of the year definitely has helped me function.

In 2016, My wife and I decided to have another child when I was well into my 40's.  Friends, family, and physicians were encouraging yet filled wit...

August 6, 2018

Adding nuts to your diet may increase infertility.

This 2018 study had men 18 to 35 years old add 60 grams per day of mixed nuts consisting of  almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts for 14 weeks. Improvements in the study group were by around 16% in sperm count, 4% in sperm v...

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