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Holistic Approaches to Good Thyroid Health Webinar

Holistic Approaches to Good Thyroid Health Webinar

Dr. Ernesto Medina and Dr. Shasta Ericson discuss the functional medicine and Acupuncture/Oriental medicine approaches to navigating thyroid problems. In this free thyroid webinar, you will learn the following: The most common symptoms of thyroid issues. Necessary thyroid lab tests needed. Nutritional approaches to managing thyroid issues. Lifestyle strategies for managing thyroid issues.  What is […]

A Holistic View to Mental Health

A Holistic View to Mental Health

A Holistic View to Mental Health Dr. Ernesto Medina and Dr. Shasta Ericson (a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medicine) hosted a free webinar called, “A Holistic Approach to Mental Health”. Dr. Ernesto Medina discusses the importance of an integrative approach to managing mental health, as well as all the possible environmental contributors to […]

Natural remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Natural remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Natural remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis In order for hashimoto’s natural remedies to work properly, they have to be focused on two things: balancing and supporting the immune system. If you only take synthetic thyroid replacement medication you’re not fixing the problem, but working around it. It’s like digging a big hole to distract people from […]

Podcast: How can athletes optimize their performance naturally?

Podcast: How can athletes optimize their performance naturally?

How can athletes optimize their performance naturally? Are you an athlete trying to optimize your performance? Dr. Ernesto Medina, DC and Currahee Crossfit and Nutrition Coach Merissa Maiorano, discuss what it takes for athletes to optimize their health naturally for better performance. The preceding details give a brief overview of main points discussed in their […]

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid A common question made by female patients: can birth control pills affect my thyroid? The answer is yes. Birth control pills, or hormone replacements, can elevate a specific protein in the blood that binds the thyroid hormone, rendering it useless. Functional Medicine practitioners test for this to determine […]

Is my thyroid causing low libido?

Is my thyroid causing low libido?

Is my thyroid causing low libido? The thyroid gland secretes hormones into your body; if these hormones are imbalanced it can cause low libido and sexual dysfunction, among other symptoms (see below). When the thyroid is low, it is called Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism causes the body to slow down, which slows your metabolism and can cause […]

What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is much more than just a quick doctors appointment; it is a full health assessment that is tailored individually, for each patient. We believe Experience Life in association with The Institute for Functional Medicine explain it well; here’s a quote from their eBook:   “In essence, functional medicine is […]

Why your thyroid medications are not working

Why your thyroid medications are not working

Why your thyroid medications are not working People are still suffering from thyroid symptoms even after taking prescribed medications. But why? The root cause is overlooked. Most mainstream doctors do not address their patient’s underlying thyroid problems. Mainstream doctors only test for 1 or 2 thyroid markers—out of the 6-8 necessary—that are required to understand […]

Top 3 reasons why Hypothyroidism is underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed

Top 3 reasons why Hypothyroidism is underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed

Top 3 reasons why Hypothyroidism is underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed 1) Outdated thyroid testing standards Did you know mainstream doctors usually only test for 1 or maybe 2 of the many thyroid tests required? Thyroid testings standards are outdated in our society, and unfortunately this is a major cause of ongoing chronic and persistent symptoms in […]

Live video chat with Dr. Medina, DC. on Thyroid Dysfunction

Live video chat with Dr. Medina, DC. on Thyroid Dysfunction

Live video chat with Dr. Medina, DC. on Thyroid Dysfunction Dr. Ernesto Medina, DC. chatted live with SyncH on February 16, 2018 about thyroid dysfunction. *Did you know your thyroid affects your whole body, including your brain, gut & overall health? *Dr. Medina explains that 85%-90% of all underactive thyroid conditions are due to an […]

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