Five Tests to Tell If You Have Hashimoto’s

If you have hypothyroidism, you might also have Hashimoto's autoimmune thyroiditis. What is the difference?

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Woman in business clothes exhausted on couch

If you have hypothyroidism, you might also have Hashimoto’s autoimmune thyroiditis. What is the difference? My new patient Carol looked tired. Her complexion was ashen and purplish crescents framed the lower rim of her eyes. She was overweight even though she ate a mostly vegetarian diet, avoided refined sugar and dairy products; had stopped eating wheat, didn’t eat fatty or fried foods, and never snacked.

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How to Bounce Back Quicker and Heal Faster

The sooner we recover from difficulties, the better we fare in life, and the happier and healthier we are.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

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The sooner we heal from difficulties, the better we fare in life, and the happier and healthier we are. Timothy D. Wilson, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, wrote in Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By (Wilson 2015) that the more we understand the negative events that take over our lives, including “breakups, failures, and medical problems, the faster we recover from them.”

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How to Cure Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Fevers with Papaya Leaf

These tough viruses have nasty symptoms and no effective pharmaceutical cure. Yet, one promising natural treatment is simple and readily available in the tropics.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Papaya Leaf

These tough viruses have nasty symptoms and no effective pharmaceutical cure. Yet, one promising natural treatment is simple and readily available in the tropics. In the fall of 2016, I was in the Yucatan chasing viruses. I heard that an entire Mayan village had contracted chikungunya, and I wanted to learn more.

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Turmeric Shots: Magic Elixir or Pure Hype?

Let’s look at the root science to find out if fresh turmeric shots are actually valuable for your health.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Tumeric tea powder

Let’s look at the root science to find out if fresh turmeric shots are actually valuable for your health. With an impressive nutritional profile, turmeric has long been used for its benefits. Often called the “golden nutraceutical,” turmeric is the latest superfood to make headlines as Manhattan supermodels and Hollywood celebrities are heralding the benefits of starting their days drinking shots of the bright yellow spice mixed with water.

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