Sleep is the body’s way of metabolically and psychologically resetting itself Sleep helps your brain and body readjust to the stress placed upon it during the day. Adequate sleep is necessary for long term health and regeneration. Many of the body’s repair processes occur during the deep slow wave stages of sleep. Skin and other… Continue reading INSOMNIA
Constant fluctuations in Blood glucose create one of the body most stressful conditions. When you eat foods high in carbohydrates ( sweets, refined carbohydrates)you trigger insulin production from your pancreas. The overproduction of insulin causes a rapid and drastic reduction in blood glucose for a short period of time. This is often experienced as drowsiness… Continue reading BLOOD SUGAR
An underlying factor behind an endless number of diseases. These include inflammatory conditions of the skin (psoriasis,eczema), gastrointestinal tract (Chronn’s disease or diverticulitis) and musculoskeletal system (back or joint pain) just to name a few. A certain degree of healthy inflammation is needed in your body, as it is a necessary component of the immune-defense… Continue reading INFLAMMATION
Dr. Michael Gorgas is a Thyroid & Hashimoto’s specialist in Oceanside- San Diego, California. In his office, he treats thyroid patients. His passion for the “whole-human” approach to care, allows him to get to the underlying causes of symptoms that keep you from being, and doing, what you want to. Simply stated, Hashimoto’s is an… Continue reading HASHIMOTO’S – Men and Women
After years of being in medical hell, I finally narrowed my search for help. My husband was exhibiting signs of thyroid issues- so I looked for a Doctor which did not use drugs to treat! I found a gold mine!!!! We found Dr. Gorgas in Oceanside !!! I didn’t believe this type of doctoring still… Continue reading Dr Gorgas understands how the body works and how to heal it drug free
If you are reading this , then you can stop your search. You have found much more than just a thyroid specialist. You have found a HEALER, through and through. In an effort to keep this review of my experiences at Dr. Gorgas’ office shorter than a novel, I’ll be brief. But please feel free… Continue reading Partnership between patient and Doctor explained by Suzy
Without a doubt the most common question that I get on a day to day basis is: “My thyroid was removed by my doctor X number of years ago but I still have symptoms. Is there any way you can help me?” There are two reasons why people typically have their thyroid removed: Graves Disease… Continue reading Can You Help Me Even If My Thyroid Has Been Removed?
Did your doctor consider the connection between your stomach symptoms and your thyroid dysfunction?
A research study published in December 2012 sheds some light on a phenomenon we see often … A patient has elevated TSH but normal T4 and T3. If that person also has symptoms of fatigue do they have hypothyroidism? By standard definition any elevation of TSH indicates hypothyroidism. Usually this elevated level of TSH corresponds… Continue reading [Did Your Doctor Consider This?] Part 2: High TSH With Normal T4 and T3