What are the steps for diagnosing Type 2 Diabetes?

The steps for diagnosing Type 2 Diabetes are starting with a Fasting Blood Sugar. You can do an oral glucose tolerance test, which is drinking a bunch of really refined sugar, which is what pushes you towards Type 2 Diabetes, that’s one of the ways they do it. They actually do that for gestational diabetes …read more


I can’t seem to lose weight. What’s going on?

“You can’t lose weight, but you keep working out all the time. You think you’re eating right, and you just can’t figure out why you can’t lose a pound. You see all your friends going to Slim For Life, and they lose weight but then you try it and don’t lose weight. There’s likely a …read more


What are the Common Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease?

Pain in the Abdomen Bloody Stools Diarrhea Anemia Trouble Digesting Food Trouble Sleeping Lack of Energy “The common symptoms of Crohn’s Disease are pain in the abdomen, bloody stools, diarrhea. You can end up anemic because you can’t absorb your vitamins, minerals and things like that. You can have trouble digesting food. Things will come …read more


Allergies & Sleep Disorder Success Story

“Hello, my name is Patricia and I’m 65 years old. I want to start first off expressing acknowledgement to Dr. G. He is often known to others as Dr. Goodbinder, but he’s a passionately concerned person about other’s well-being, and that’s a good thing. My story starts from enduring the stress of a caregiver for …read more


Thyroid Help Success Story

“Hi, my name is Theresa, and I’ve had thyroid issues for about 15 years now ever since my son was about two. I’ve been on Levothyroxine for about 12 years. I have seen two different general doctors and endocrinologists and five different natural doctors through the course of this. Many of those doctors told me …read more



What is Hashimoto’s and How do I know if I have it?

Hashimoto Thyroiditis is part of the spectrum of autoimmune thyroid diseases and is characterized by the destruction of thyroid cells by various cell and antibody-mediated immune processes. Can Hashimoto’s cause thyroid abnormalities? Hashimoto’s thyroiditis can absolutely cause a hypothyroid sort of situation and thyroid abnormalities in general, and it is the most common cause of …read more


Brain Fog & Forgetfulness: Low Thyroid Symptoms

Brain fog, an inability to think straight and forgetfulness are all symptoms of thyroid issues.This is simply because the same pathway of the body that creates part of your thyroid pathway is necessary for sleep and wake cycle as well as short term memory. Thyroid Issues and The Hippocampus This spot in your brain is …read more


What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the basal ganglia and substantia nigra of the brain. It’s your own immune system attacking itself. This progressive disorder of the nervous system affects movement. What are the characteristics of Parkinson’s Disease? What it comes down to is most the time an MRI doesn’t show any type …read more


High Cholesterol and Low Energy Success Story

“Hi, my name is Sheree, and I really got a lot out of Dr. Goodbinder’s program. When I first met him, I expressed I was really tired and low on energy. I wanted to get off my cholesterol drug, and I really wasn’t happy in general. I really feel like Dr. Goodbinder’s program gave me …read more


Weight Loss Success Story

“Hi I’m Joanne, and I am a patient of Dr. Goodbinder’s. What got me here was an ad in the newspaper. It says, “Imagine Yourself Without Belly Fat.” I’m 65 years old. I’ve tried all the nutrition programs. I’ve tried pill programs. They worked for awhile, but when I got off of them, I gained …read more



Colon Cancer Survivor Success Story

“My name is Allen, and I am 65 years old. My journey with Dr. Goodbinder has been a fascinating one because I am now in a healthy state of mind and body. It started off in 1998 when I had colon cancer. The years I have suffered after being cured of it made me frustrated. …read more


Low Energy and Anxiety Success Story

“Before I came to see Dr. Goodbinder, I was very tired, very anxious. I was about 20 pounds overweight. I was just really struggling to get through every day. We went to a seminar to see him and were very intrigued by what he had to say. So I came in, and had the initial …read more


Are Aches and Pains Symptoms of Low Thyroid?

I struggle with aches and pains, and my medication doesn’t seem to help. Is this a symptom of low thyroid? Aches and pains can be a symptom of low thyroid function or poor thyroid function. This is because all of your body – in your muscles, your joints, and cells – have thyroid receptors. But …read more


Thyroid Medication | Fatigue & Weight Gain

My Doctor put me on thyroid medication. It seems to help a little bit, but I am still having symptoms, and I am struggling with fatigue and weight gain. Why is this?   You’ve been put on a thyroid medication, and it helped a little bit but you’re still dealing with the fatigue and the …read more


What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

(Also called: RA, atrophic arthritis) Rheumatoid Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that tends to affect all of the joints of the body. Specifically, it affects a couple of inflammatory mediators – interleukin 6, interleukin 12 , tumor necrosis factor alpha. These things are hyper-inflammatory cytokines that go and and attack your own body. So what …read more


What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a pain syndrome that effects all over your body. It’s diagnosed by symptoms, and it really does affect you. People with fibro really have a decreased quality of life, and it’s terrible to see because you still have all of your organs intact. You still look like you’re normal. You look fine, but …read more


Colon Cancer Success Story

“Right now I am in the middle of another chemotherapy treatment, and I feel fabulous … Before, I experienced rounds of chemo, feeling fatigue and nausea. Since I’ve been with Dr. Goodbinder’s program, I’ve felt phenomenal …”


Traumatic Brain Injury Success Story

“Over the course of 2-3 months, his headaches went away His shaking slowed down within the first week … We do know that the biggest thing this has helped Michael with is his depression. He’s no longer in the depressed mode that he was in before …”



Weight Loss and Confidence Success Story

Weight Loss and Confidence Success Story “Hello, my name is Jason. I started my detox on January 21st of this year. During my six months, I’ve learned what has caused my problems and what I needed to do to cure them. This detox, which was tailored to me, has helped change my life by removing …read more


Stomach Pain and Wellness Success Story

“My name is Jesse. I started seeing Dr. Goodbinder about a year ago. I came in for some pretty intense digestive issues that I have never had success with any medical doctors figuring out what was going on. I had lots of allergy testing done. One doctor told me I just had IBS and needed …read more


Energy, Sleep and Mood Success Story

“I was highly recommended to Dr. Goodbinder’s office by a family member. I put it off for a long time. I was pretty stubborn like most of us are. When we’re having health challenges, we think were tough and can keep pushing through. But, I hit a breaking point. I hit a point in my …read more


Menstrual Pain Success Story

“Hi, My name’s Melissa, and for about the last 12 years I had a bunch of issues with digestion as well as my menstrual cycles. They would, every month, cause me to pass out. Menstrual cramps would cause me to get light headed, nauseous, and throw up numerous times. I would skip out on classes …read more


Thyroid Success Story

“I got a reference from another doctor to see Dr. Goodbinder. I was having some thyroid issues and not feeling good, even on my synthroid, so I came to him to help fix that. I just wasn’t feeling well and also found that I had a nodule on my thyroid that was a larger size. …read more


Are moodiness & depression symptoms of low thyroid?

I’m really moody and depressed. Can this be a symptom of low thyroid? Answer: It could be. Depression, mood swings – They are some of the most common symptoms I hear when someone comes into my clinic with hypothyroidism or thyroid abnormalities. Why is moodiness and depression a common symptom of low thyroid? Anytime your …read more


My TSH Levels are Normal, but I Still Feel Awful

My TSH levels are normal, but I still feel awful. What’s wrong with me? So your thyroid-stimulating hormone is normal, but you still feel awful even though your doctor says, “You know you’re doing great, and we’re giving you the right medication. You’re normal, it can’t be your thyroid.” I want you to know that …read more


What is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in our country today. It’s destroying lives and causing many people to have a variety of symptoms from sleep trouble and memory loss to amputation of limbs. Type 2 Diabetes results when your body has difficulty metabolizing sugar. Commonly …read more


What is Crohn’s Disease?

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory condition caused by an imbalance of your immune system that affects the lining of the digestive tract. It is considered a chronic disease within the mainstream medical community. Crohn’s Disease: Characteristics Crohn’s disease is common, affecting 200,000 to 3 million people in the US each year. …read more


Health Statistics and You

We are awash in numbers, thanks in large-part to the proliferation of personal mobile devices and the wrong-headed use of so-called, big data. But applying statistical tools to the same set of data can support competing theories and lead to contradictory results. Such conflicting outcomes, known as antinomies if you remember Philosophy 101, cannot logically …read more


Avoiding Diabetes

The worldwide, type-2 diabetes epidemic has been thoroughly documented. Yet despite extensive study and analysis, there has been little actual progress in slowing the spread of this chronic disease. Numerous medications such as metformin and glyburide are available to help counter the severe problems that result from unchecked diabetes. But if the person with diabetes …read more


Your Own Personal Trainer

Back in the day, there were no personal trainers. If you needed to learn how to exercise, you got a subscription to one of a few well-known “muscle magazines” and read several issues from cover to cover. Then you joined a “Y” and began to discreetly observe what was going in the weight room, trying …read more