Living Well 100th Issue: Looking Back

On April 12th of next month I will be celebrating my 12th year in practice and also this month I am celebrating my 100th issue of this newsletter. Looking back over the past 12 years I have written on so many topics in hopes to keep my readers current with the health topics that are…

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High Cortisol and Stress

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stress, if severe and prolonged enough, will destroy your health, and much of the damage is due to the high cortisol levels causedby chronic stress. Cortisol is a hormone secreted by your adrenal glands located immediately above your kidneys and is the hormone most responsible for maintaining your body functions in response to stress.…

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Regulation of Cortisol the Stress Hormone

Cortisol, often referred to as the stress hormone, plays a crucial role in maintaining health. But to be effective, circulating levels must be maintained in a fairly narrow range. If levels dip much below optimal, signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue occur. Any lower and the situation can become life threatening.  If levels climb and…

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Ubiquinol (CoQ10) and the Treatment of Disease

Much like the spark plugs in your car, the vitamin-like nutrient coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) serves as a vital catalyst to ignite the mitochondrial “spark” that creates cellular energy.     Without adequate CoQ10, cells aren’t able to support normal levels of activity. But this powerhouse coenzyme also boasts antioxidant activity that has been shown to address…

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