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The T3 and Reverse T3 Story: The Active Thyroid Hormone

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. We are in the middle of running through some of the testings I utilize in my office and why I recommend it. You can check out some of our past articles on stool testing, hormone testing, and our last article on thyroid blood testing. In my last post, Read More

Health Problem Got You Down? Don’t Know Where to Start? We Suggest Fundamental Blood Tests

Hello and welcome to Restorative Health Solutions.  As functional medicine doctors we strive to get down to the root cause of our patients’ health problems.  With so much information available and a boon of various tests that can be helpful, the big question we ask ourselves as doctors is: Which fundamental blood tests should be run Read More

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Iron: A Key Nutrient for Energy and Brain Function

One of the most fundamental nutrients necessary for healthy body function is iron.  While simple, it is often totally messed up with dire consequences to our patients.  If we miss an iron deficiency the patient will not get better from their fatigue, depression, anxiety, poor hair growth, or anything else.  This is a deal-breaker that will Read More

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Autoimmune Disease: How to Approach Fixing Them

  “If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”  ― Albert Einstein One of the biggest booms in over the past decade has been in autoimmune disease.  We have other articles trying to identify questions like what is causing this Read More

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Hello, everyone!  Welcome to this month’s blog.  This topic about Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia came to mind a few months ago when I was driving home from the clinic and noticed that there were multiple new “Memory Care” and “Assisted Living” centers being built.  Now, I can understand the increased need for some of these Read More

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Cancer Survivors: What you Need to Know #1

Hello everyone and welcome to our blog.  October is Breast Cancer awareness month and unfortunately cancer is affecting more and more Americans each year. It is estimated that there are over 12 million cancer survivors in the United States and in 10 years there will be over 19 million survivors[i].  Over half of these survivors are Read More

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The Hidden Meaning of Dizziness

Dizziness — what does it really mean? How many times have you felt dizzy or had someone tell you that they are? What’s the definition of dizziness?Dizziness is a word used by many to describe a myriad of symptoms. It’s impossible to know exactly what’s going on with the person experiencing dizziness until you really dive Read More

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Solving Skin Problems: Acne, Rosacea, Dermatitis and Eczema

Today we are talking about skin problems, so I’m obviously going to use an Albert Einstein quote! When you hear the words “beautiful skin” doesn’t a big picture of Albert Einstein come into your mind? (The previous statement comes with as much sarcasm as I can type with. I hope you enjoy a little humor). Read More

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Our Patients Deserve a Thorough Exam and Workup

Your brain can recognize and remember over 50,000 different scents. There are over 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the adult human body. Our DNA, if uncoiled, would stretch 10 billion miles. There are approximately 100 billion neurons in the human brain. These are some staggering facts about the complexity of the human body. When Read More

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Lupus and IBS: The Connection That Affects Your Quality of Life.

If you have Lupus and are wondering where to start supporting your health, this article is for you. While Lupus is a very serious disease, you absolutely can lead a healthy life with it. Let me start with a very brief overview of symptoms and diagnosis, then we will jump into the Lupus and IBS Read More

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Always Tired and Don’t Know Why? – Chronic Fatigue

Hello everyone, this is Dr. Warren. I am excited today to talk with you about one of my favorite topics, ENERGY! If you are struggling with chronic fatigue and energy problems are ruining your life, this article is for you and I promise you haven’t read it before. I will go through a short checklist Read More

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Concussions, Recovery and Baseline Testing

                        Hello, this is Dr. Paul Deglmann at Restorative Health Solutions! This month we will be talking about the hot topic of concussions. Here are some common questions and answers about Concussions:   What is a concussion? Can you get a concussion without hitting Read More

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How Thyroid Hormones Work

Hello everyone, Dr. Kyle Warren here for the Restorative Health Solutions blog. In this installment, we will discuss patients who likely know they have a thyroid problem and still suffer from symptoms from their thyroid hormones despite taking medication. Common symptoms of hypothyroidism include hair loss or thinning, fatigue, depression, anxiety, weight gain, heartburn and Read More

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Autoimmune and Inflammatory Signaling – Restorative Health Solutions

Autoimmune and Inflammatory Signaling Hello everyone and thank you for coming to my blog. This last weekend I had the privilege of doing tech support at an Apex Energetics seminar on inflammation and autoimmunity. I thought I would share some highlights from the weekend’s topic because inflammation is a BIG DEAL. Out of control inflammation plays a role Read More

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What is Functional Neurology?? – Restorative Health Solutions

What is Functional Neurology?  Why would I ever need it? Hello, everyone!  Welcome to the Restorative Health Solutions weekly blog post. Today, we are going to be talking about functional neurology.  What does it mean?  Who is it for?  What makes it unique?  These are all questions that people ask often.  In this blog, I Read More

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The Cause of Fibromyalgia and Why People Miss It

Hello, everyone, this is Dr. Warren. It has been a while since I last posted but I’ve been busy updating systems at the clinic to help everything run a little smoother this spring/summer. I’ve had a slew of fibromyalgia patients so I figured it was a good topic to write about. If you are wondering Read More

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Anxiety, Depression, Learning and Inflammation: The Secret Cause

Do you know someone with anxiety or depression? Do you feel like your brain just has not been working as well as you want it to? Do you have difficulty learning new things or do you get lost when you go to new places? All of these things are signs that your brain is not Read More

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Is Inflammation making your Thyroid Medication Non-Effective?

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.  Today’s post is yet again devoted to my thyroid patients.  I just see so many of you, I want to share your stories  J.  In this post I will break down a very interesting article that involved patients with hypothyroidism and how they were helped without thyroid medication!  Read More

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Still Struggling With Pain?

Hello and thank you for coming to my blog. I am Dr. Warren and today we will be talking about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Conventional drug therapy for RA is a combination of various pain killers and immune suppressing drugs. While these may be necessary for some patients, today I will share with you some of Read More

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Immune System Concepts: Pulling Back the Curtain

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. My office is devoted to helping patients who are stuck in their health. Either you’ve not been properly diagnosed or the treatment was ineffective and you are still sick. One common mistake I find is the root cause of a patient’s problem is that they are autoimmune. Typically Read More

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Dementia, Depression, and Brain Function’s Next Step in Health

Hello everyone and I am glad you’ve made it to my blog.  Today I am going to go through an article published by the department of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in 2010.  The article is titled “Autoimmune dementia: clinical course and predictors of immunotherapy response.[i]”  I’ll explore how the study was done, what the Read More

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A Magnesium Deficiency Can Cause A Number of Health Issues

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that is deficient in the American diet. Simply put it is lacking in the soil, which means it is lacking in the food. If it isn’t in the soil, and therefore the food, it isn’t in you either. Magnesium deficiency is one of the most common, simple nutrient deficiencies I Read More

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Autoimmunity – The Unknown Monkey Wrench in Your Health

Do you seem to have complicated health problems? Have you done things for your health, whether it was diet changes, exercise routines, vitamins, herbs, or medications and just not had the same good results as others? Are your health problems “weird” or “complicated”? If this is you, then it is probably autoimmunity that is creating Read More

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Fish Oils, If You Think You Already Know You May be Mistaken

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. This is part of our ongoing series diving through pieces of Dr. Datis Kharrazian’s new book Why Isn’t My Brain Working?. I am so glad this book finally came out! While I treat a lot of people for thyroid problems and other autoimmune conditions, nearly all my patients Read More

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Homocysteine: A Must Have Test For Anyone With Health Problems

Hello everyone and welcome. Today we are going to talk about an amino acid called Homocysteine. I test Homocysteine levels in almost every single patient who walks in my door. Why is this marker part of my central testing procedure? In short an elevation of Homocysteine is a sign of breakdown in core processes necessary Read More

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Glutathione: A Little Miracle for Your Health

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.  Today we are going to talk about one of the very few things I believe is a must for anyone trying to achieve health. That one thing is a small protein called glutathione. This amazing protein is absolutely vital no matter your health problem. This wonder antioxidant helps Read More

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Inflammation: The Secret Connections in the Unhealthy

Nearly all sick people have inflammation. If you are struggling with any kind of chronic health problem, it is almost a sure bet that inflammation has a role in your condition. Inflammation is easily linked to arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, and autoimmune conditions such as hypothyroidism and fibromyalgia. Take a look around you and Read More

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Thyroid Testing: Forgetting T3 Will Sabotage You

Testing TSH only or even TSH and T4 does not work! If you suffer from thyroid symptoms (fatigue, hair loss, brittle nails, feeling cold, difficulty losing weight, brain fog, infertility menstrual irregularity) and they did thyroid testing by running just a TSH or maybe a TSH and a free T4, it wasn’t enough. If you Read More

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Endocrinology: Hormones, Can They Help Me?

Hello everyone Dr. Warren here and thank you for visiting my blog.  Today we are going to talk about endocrinology!  I am not going to zoom in specifically on one hormone, but we’ll talk about some of the pitfalls I encounter in my practice as well as symptoms, testing, and some solutions for hormone problems. Read More

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Multiple Sclerosis, what can I do? – Restorative Health Solutions

You may have heard in late November 2012 the Minnesota Wild goalie, Josh Harding, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune disease in which the body is errantly attacking the myelin sheath that insulates nerves. Without this myelin sheath the nerves do not work properly and patients suffer from strange, often moving Read More

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Use Your Brain to Help Depression – Restorative Health Solutions

If you are struggling with a chronic illness, chances are you’ve also fought or are fighting with depression. When I ask people why they have depression, I get a myriad of different answers. Among the most common are things like, “I’m depressed from all the stress I’ve had in my life” or “I’m depressed because Read More

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Neurological Stimulation Can Help Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, and more

If you suffer from depression or chronic pain, I can guarantee your brain does not function optimally. If you have other chronic illness I can almost guarantee your brain does not function optimally. Modern science is in its infancy in finding out how your body communicates with itself. We’ve known about the immune system, endocrine Read More

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Healthy Nervous System = Healthy Body – Restorative Health Solutions

In my last article, entitled “Why you must have brain rehab to help your chronic illness” I discussed how important the brain’s function is to your overall health.  In this post I will be answering the question, “How do I get a healthy nervous system?” There are three basic things you need in order to Read More

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Why You Must Have Brain Rehab to Help Your Chronic Illness

I see a lot of patients struggling with chronic illnesses.  I’ve helped people struggling with Crohn’s, Hypothyroidism, Multiple Sclerosis, Lyme’s, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Adrenal Fatigue, and many more health problems.  I have 3 basic parts to any treatment plan to get someone better. They include: Vitamins and Herbs Diet Changes Chiropractic Functional Neurology Read More

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How did I get an Autoimmune Disease? – Restorative Health Solutions

Have you been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease?  Perhaps you have been struggling with health problems for a long time.  The more chronic, the more complicated, the more things you’ve tried, the higher the likelihood that your health problems are autoimmune.  This means your own immune system is attacking your body!  Autoimmune disease healthcare is Read More

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Could Your Infertility be Coming From Your Thyroid?

Are you struggling with infertility or know someone who is?  It is an increasingly common problem.  According to the CDC 10% of women in the United States suffer from the inability to have children (termed impaired fecundity) .  It is such a common problem that there are now medical fertility clinics.  Perhaps you’ve considering going Read More