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Thyroid Function – Les Cole, MD

Signs & Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism occurs as a result of too much thyroid hormone production. It is much less common than Hypothyroidism which occurs 5 times more often. The symptoms listed below are the most common for hyperthyroidism. These may also occur if you are being treated with...
Thyroid Function – Les Cole, MD

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism affects many people. It is a condition with many potential symptoms, some more common than others. However, because everyone has different genetic makeup, nutritional inputs, exercise level, toxin exposure, etc., your individual set of symptoms will...
Gluten Sensitivity Syndrome – The Great Masquerader

Gluten Sensitivity Syndrome – The Great Masquerader

What is Gluten? Gluten consists of 2 proteins: gliadin and glutenin. They are stored with starch in the seeds (grain) of wheat and they provide nourishment for the seedlings to grow upon sprouting until the roots are established.   Uses of Gluten The word gluten...

Health Brief – Promote Healthy Weight with Probiotics

The human gastrointestinal tract requires “good bacteria” to help the body to absorb and utilize nutrients from food properly.  Previous studies demonstrate that the intestinal flora of obese individuals differs from that of people of normal weight. Angelo Tremblay,...
Anti-Aging Medicine & Bio-Identical Hormones – Les Cole, MD

Anti-Aging Medicine & Bio-Identical Hormones – Les Cole, MD

What are the major contributors to the aging process?  Oxidative stress and inflammation are major contributors to aging, causing the destruction of important chemical molecules – the molecules of metabolism – in your body and brain. Examples of oxidation in nature...