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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Perimenopause/Menopause #5. The brain, the adrenals, and hormones

Hello everyone and welcome to the blog!  If this is your first article please pop around and read some of the others we’ve posted about perimenopause/menopause.  This article will be dedicated to the brain aspects. Let’s start by saying something that is obvious but often overlooked.  Hormones, perimenopause, and menopause affect the brain!  While this Read More

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Perimenopause/Menopause: Menopause and Inflammation

We are continuing our series on Perimenopause/Menopause.  We have talked about how healthy women should not suffer all these negative symptoms like hot flashes, fatigue, weight gain, etc that are commonly associated with menopause.  We’ve talked about hormone replacement therapy and how your adrenal glands are your back-up hormone factory.  At the end of our Read More

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Synthetic or Bio-identical Hormones for Perimenopause and Menopause?

Hello everyone and welcome to our series on menopause and perimenopause.  In our first article we talked about symptoms of perimenopause and what is happening physiologically.  In our 2nd article we talked about the important functions of your hormones after menopause and how your adrenal glands take over as your back up hormone factory.  In Read More

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Why Adrenals are Important for Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone

In our first article on menopause, we went over what menopause was and the symptoms that many people experience with menopause. In this article, we are going to start discussing various solutions for people experiencing these symptoms and how the adrenals play their part. Why are Adrenals important during Menopause? In normal physiology, the ovaries Read More

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Is iodine good for my thyroid? – Restorative Health Solutions

The question about taking iodine to help with thyroid problems is one of the most frequent questions I get asked, so I thought I would post about it.  However, I am going to point you to a colleague of mine named Dr. Datis Kharrazian.  This blog is from Dr. K  does a wonderful job of Read More

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What Is Functional Medicine and Why Is It Different?

At Warren Internal Health, we specialize in practicing a system of healthcare known as Functional Medicine. The term “functional medicine” is defined as personalized medicine that deals with primary prevention and treatment of underlying causes (as opposed to the treatment of symptoms) of serious and chronic diseases. This means that we seek to know the Read More

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Natural Remedies for Thyroid Problems – Restorative Health Solutions

The Thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located on the front part of the neck lying below the thyroid cartilage. Thyroid function is the productions of thyroid hormones that are essential in body metabolism regulation especially body energy regulation and the use of other hormones and vitamins as well as growth of body tissues. The Read More

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Hyperthyroidism: An Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Hyperthyroidism is a disorder of the thyroid in which the organ synthesizes an excessive amount of thyroid hormone. The thyroid is a very important organ; it produces hormones that control various cellular mechanisms within the body. These include, but are not limited to control of metabolism, growth of bones, pubescent development, and organ function. Because an Read More

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What You Need to Know About Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is characterized by atypically depressed hormone production in the thyroid gland.  Hormones produced in the thyroid are responsible for controlling metabolism as well as almost every other cellular process within the body.  Therefore, insufficient thyroid hormone can have widespread consequences. It is commonly estimated that up to four percent of adults have moderate or Read More

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Graves’ Disease – Restorative Health Solutions

Graves’ disease is the number one cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. It’s a well-documented autoimmune disease where your thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone. This can produce anxiety, hot flashes, sweating attacks, an increased appetite, weight loss without change in eating or exercise habits, and heart palpitations. While some may want this because Read More

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What is Hashimoto’s Disease? – Restorative Health Solutions

What is Hashimoto’s Disease and why is it a big deal? Hashimoto’s Disease is the number one cause of hypothyroid in the United States. So if you have hypothyroid there is an 85% chance that it’s caused by Hashimoto’s and it’s an autoimmune disease. It’s a big deal for two reasons. Reason number one: An Read More

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What are some symptoms of thyroid problems?

Symptoms of Thyroid problems: How do they affect your body, mood, and life? Thyroid problems take a toll on your body. The thyroid controls the energy in your body, so low thyroid symptoms (hypothyroid) all center around a lack of energy. Low energy can cause a general fatigue. Constipation can be a result of low Read More