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  • Anxiety or Depression

    Are you part of the 19 percent of Americans who are affected by anxiety or depression?

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  • Autoimmune Disease

    Do you have Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Colitis, Crohn’s disease or some other autoimmune condition?

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  • Chronic Fatigue

    Do you experience debilitating fatigue that is contributing to significant inefficiencies at work, problems with concentration, personal performance and relationships?

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  • Colitis

    Cramping, abdominal pain, dehydration – are these symptoms that you consistently struggle with? If so, you could be experiencing side effects caused by the autoimmune disease, Colitis.

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  • Crohn’s Disease

    Do you have persistent abdominal cramps and pain? Do you have nagging bowel issues like constipation or diarrhea? These are just a couple of the symptoms that could be an indication that you are fighting Crohn’s disease.

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  • Diabetes Type II

    When the proper testing is done to find out why the disease has been brought on, we can successfully teach clients to become completely insulin tolerant.

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  • Fibromyalgia

    Are you experiencing fatigue, inflammation and pain but want to know WHY you are feeling this way?

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  • Hypothyroid

    Do you lack energy? Are you gaining weight even though you are eating less and exercising more?

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  • Parkinson’s

    While a tremor may be the most well-known sign of Parkinson’s disease, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement. With appropriate lifestyle changes, this condition can be improved.

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  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    Do you have reoccurring painful swelling in your fingers and toes? Do you experience severe pain at points in your foot where ligaments attach to your bones, such as the back of your heel?

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Do you struggle with tender and swollen joints? Do you ever wake up and have morning stiffness that just doesn’t seem to go away?

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  • What Tests do I Need to Get to Determine if I have Hashimoto’s Disease?

    Hashimoto’s Disease has many of the same symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Typically, you’ll gain weight and have difficulty losing it, insomnia may start, you lack energy, and your libido may decrease as well. There are many symptoms of Hashimoto’s Disease that can impact your everyday quality of life. Because of this, it’s important to get the …read more

  • Chicken & Sweet Potato Poppers

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  • Is Hashimoto’s Disease Genetic?

    Any diseases you accrue throughout your life originate from your genetics. Your body’s structure is a roadmap to why you may, or may not, come down with an autoimmune disease or chronic illness. When talking about Hashimoto’s Disease this is just as true and there are links to your everyday life that could activate it …read more

  • What are the Main Causes of Depression?

    What causes depression or depressive disorder? Many think that depression originates from a lack of serotonin, but is that really the case, or is depressive disorder caused by something else? We debunk the myth that antidepressants are the ultimate solution for depressive disorder and what natural steps you can take to combat your disease naturally. …read more

  • Chocolate Coconut Popsicles

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  • How Can Hashimoto’s Affect My Quality of Life?

    Having Hashimoto’s and not dealing with it properly can destroy your quality of life. Typically, you’re made to feel like, “your thyroid is actually quite normal, your labs are normal, I’ve got you on the right drugs. You’re not actually sick, you actually can sleep. Maybe you have a mental problem and you should see …read more

  • What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis?

    Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease to your thyroid and typically causes your thyroid to drop in function. It is caused by a leaky gut that is allowing inflammation to accrue. Genetically, you then have a thyroid disease on your genes. Those autoimmune markers then go and attack your thyroid, and your thyroid function drops. …read more

  • What Makes Hashimoto’s Disease Different From Other Thyroid Conditions?

    Hashimoto’s is different than traditional hypothyroidism. Hashimoto’s is very common, while traditional hypothyroidism is relatively rare. This tells us that lifestyle plays a huge factor in Hashimoto’s. Your first goal should be to eliminate all of the stressors on your body and all of the inflammatory processes on the body that are causing the Hashimoto’s. …read more

  • What are Common Symptoms of Hashimoto’s Disease?

    Hashimoto’s disease is such an interesting thing. Most people that come into Dr. Goodbinder’s office, specifically women, will say something like “my thyroid isn’t working right, I’m on this medication and I’m not having any results curing symptoms.” And to that, Dr. Goodbinder tells them specifically why their thyroid isn’t working correctly. If you have …read more

  • Can You Optimize the Health of Those With Parkinson’s?

    Parkinson’s patients want to know, “How can you cure my Parkinson’s?” For Dr. Goodbinder, this is not his goal. His goal is to help you stop shaking, decrease the autoimmunity to the brain, and help you produce your own dopamine and utilize that dopamine again. At the Epigenetics Healing Center, this is taught through lifestyle …read more

  • Is Inflammation a Key Factor in Parkinson’s Disease?

    Inflammation is absolutely a key factor in Parkinson’s disease.Typically, Parkinson’s disease is an autoimmune disease to the substantia nigra or basal ganglia of the brain, and that deals with intention tremors. When we become inflamed, our blood-brain barrier is broken down (we can pass proteins through here). Typically, this will create an inflammatory response within …read more

  • The One Thing You Need to Know About Epigenetics

    Epigenetics is not a cure-all. There is no magic product that will cure you. Epigenetics, however, is the scientific way of looking at the body and understanding that you weren’t always sick, you became sick, and there’s no reason that you can’t be healthy again. You can feel great again, be the strength that pulls …read more

  • Can Functional Medicine Help With Parkinson’s Disease?

    Parkinson’s disease inhibits those who bear the disease from living a normal life. Patients who have come to Dr. Goodbinder at the Epigenetics Healing Center were shaking wildly, couldn’t play the piano, couldn’t pick up their cup right, and couldn’t spend time with their friends without feeling embarrassed. “We don’t give you drugs that replace …read more

  • What’s the Difference Between a Naturopathic Doctor and an Epigenetic Doctor?

    Different kinds of doctor’s take different approaches when treating their patients for illness. Let’s say, for example, that a patient has high cholesterol.  Medical Doctor: treats disease by prescribing a drug to the patient. A doctor would prescribe a drug to lower cholesterol. Naturopathic Doctor: uses natural remedies to treat symptoms. They might recommend red …read more

  • How Does Epigenetics Work?

    What if I told you that you didn’t have to be sick the rest of your life? That drugs and natural remedies weren’t the only options if you wanted to be healthy? Functional medicine focuses on exactly that: the root cause rather than just the symptoms. Epigenetics is the study of changes in gene expression …read more

  • Curried Cauliflower Rice Kale Soup

    Prep Time: 30 min  Cook Time: 20 min  Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 5-6 cups of cauliflower florets (about 3-4 cups when “riced’) 2- 3 tbsp curry powder or curry seasoning (turmeric should is usually included in the curry seasoning/powder) 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp sea salt 2-3 tbsp olive oil for roasting 3/4 cup …read more

  • The Difference Between Functional & Traditional Medicine

    There are important differences e between functional and traditional doctors. “Functional medicine doctors actually work with science. Your medical doctor has some science there, but it’s mostly pharmacology”, says Dr. Goodbinder. Traditional medicine doctors are focused on ‘what drug do I give you’. Which is not to say traditional medicine and specialty medicine doctors are …read more

  • How to Reduce Risk of Hypothyroidism

    There are steps that one can take to reduce the risk of hypothyroidism. First and foremost the most important step is to “take care of yourself” says Dr. Goodbinder. This is similar to the ways you should take care of yourself to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and any other medical condition. “If …read more

  • Simple Paleo Pumpkin Bread

    Perfectly simple and delicious Paleo Pumpkin Bread that’s great alone as a breakfast bread or toasted with butter or nut butter. Packed with sweet pumpkin spice flavor, it’s hearty yet tender and moist and contains no dairy, refined sugar or grains. Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes Servings 10 servings Calories 198 kcal Author Michele-paleorunningmomma.com         Ingredients …read more

  • Symptoms and Tests for Hypothyroid

    What are common symptoms of hypothyroidism? “Some common symptoms of hypothyroidism,” Dr. Goodbinder says, “include lack of energy and ability to lose weight, sleep issues when you wake up every couple hours, you haven’t had a bowel movement in a while… Maybe your hair is falling out or you get some depression”. The symptoms of …read more

  • Healthy Marshmallow Recipe

    These fluffy honey-sweetened homemade marshmallows will deliver all the flavor but none of the health-compromising refined sugar. Plus, these can be made in a coconut or chocolate version (see below) based on the recipes plans or preferences. This simple recipe will make you wonder why you ever bought marshmallows at the store. But remember, the …read more

  • How does functional medicine approach hypothyroidism?

    Traditional medicine prefers to look at hypothyroidism as your thyroid isn’t producing enough hormones; they then often just give you that hormone, instead of addressing why the thyroid isn’t making it itself. Regular medicine usually operates in a sense that if you are missing something, they just give you that something you are missing, rather …read more

  • Is hypothyroidism genetic?

    “Your genetics loads the gun, your lifestyle fires the gun,” says Dr. Goodbinder. What he means by this metaphor is yes, you can have the gene in your DNA makeup. However, there is something in your lifestyle that allows the gene to express itself or not; it’s your day to day activities, habits, and routines …read more

  • What is Thyroid Stimulating Hormone?

    What is TSH and how does it relate to low thyroid? “TSH is Thyroid Stimulating Hormone. It’s one of the most commons things tested when looking for hyperthyroid,” says Dr. Goodbinder. It doesn’t tell you what is going what’s going on with a thyroid, but it’s what they use to check your medications. The purpose …read more

  • Hot Flashes, Night Sweats and Your Thyroid. Plus: What is Graves Disease?

    I have severe hot flashes and night sweats. Could this be a problem with my thyroid? No one likes having their peaceful sleep disturbed by hot flashes and night sweats. However, it is fairly common. The question we are answering today is if this can be caused by a problem with a thyroid; the answer …read more


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  • Coconut Flour Tortillas

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  • Will Certain Foods Impact The Functioning of My Thyroid?

    Will Certain Foods Impact The Functioning of My Thyroid? Foods certainly can impact the functioning of your thyroid. It all depends on the person as to what foods will help or hurt your thyroid. A lot of resources online will say that dark leafy greens such as Kale or Collard Greens can decrease the performance …read more

  • Lemony Broccoli Slaw

    Ingredients For the Salad: 1 Bundle Broccoli ½ small head of green cabbage 2 carrots, peeled ¼  cup chopped parsley ¼ cup chopped chives or scallions 2 lemons,  zested ½ cup raw cashews For the Salad: 1 Bundle Broccoli ½ small head of green cabbage 2 carrots, peeled ¼ cup chopped parsley ¼ cup chopped …read more

  • Thyroid Problems: How To Feel Better and Live A Normal Life

    What kind of plan can help your thyroid patients live a normal life? When working to help patients live a normal life, I educate them on how to take care of themselves forever. I do alleviate some of their symptoms and help their thyroid function properly, but it’s the lifestyle education of living with thyroid …read more

  • Advice If You Are New To Thyroid Issues and Most Common Thyroid Issues

    What is the best advice you can give to someone that just found out they have thyroid issues? “Get the proper testing done and find someone who does functional medicine and wellness”.   This is a very important step because it is how you find out what is causing your thyroid issues. There are so …read more

  • Mango Gazpacho Recipe

    Ingredients: 8 Cups (about 12 mangos) or use frozen mango chunks 1 Cup Water 2 Cans Ginger ale ½ Cup Rice Wine Vinegar ½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste 2 Cucumbers, seeded and finely diced or use English Cucumbers and simply finely dice 1 small Red Onion, finely diced ½ …read more

  • Can Birth Control Pills Affect My Thyroid?

    Can Birth Control Pills Affect My Thyroid? “I’m not a medical doctor, I don’t tell people to get off their medications. However, medications are processed through your liver. Your liver is integral to activating your thyroid hormone. And, if you are constantly putting exogenous or synthetic hormones through your liver, it has to process it. …read more

  • Is Thyroid Dysfunction an Autoimmune Disease?

    Is Thyroid Dysfunction an Autoimmune Disease? “Thyroid dysfunction. Is it an autoimmune disease? The answer can be both yes and no. The vast majority of the time a thyroid issue is due to an autoimmune disease. However, there are many different ways to express hyper or hypothyroid symptoms.” What are common types of autoimmune thyroid …read more

  • Spring Rolls Recipe

      Prep time: 30 minutes, Cook time: 10 minutes Serves: 3 to 5 Ingredients: 6 to 8 large napa cabbage leaves 1 tablespoon coconut oil, palm oil, or leaf lard 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup ground pork, chicken, or beef 1/4 cup finely grated carrots 1/2 cup finely shredded cabbage 1/2 cup finely sliced …read more

  • Eggs Benedict Recipe

    Ingredients: 8 oz Swiss chard or spinach, washed and ribs removed if using chard and cut into 2 inch pieces 1-2 Cloves garlic, minced 1 Heirloom or other tomato, sliced 4 Large eggs, poached or over medium 2 tsp. Vinegar, optional ½ tsp Salt Ingredients for Hollandaise sauce: 3 Large egg yolks 4 oz. Coconut …read more

  • At What Age do Thyroid Problems Start?

      Thyroid problems can arise at any age. Often, this occurs after a larger change in either your body or lifestyle like pregnancy or a significant diet change. Changes in the body can affect the thyroid gland resulting in irregular production of thyroid hormones. This can result in low energy and significant weight gain. What …read more

  • What Causes Weight Gain?

    You can’t lose weight but you keep working out all the time. You’re eating right and you can’t figure out why you just can’t lose a pound. You see all your friends successfully diet and they lose weight. When you try it you don’t lose any weight. What’s causing your weight gain? What can cause …read more

  • Can Crohn’s Disease Return Once it is Healed?

    Unfortunately, Crohn’s disease can return even after it has healed. Typically, the way people get their Crohn’s disease to go away is to take a medication. And, when they take a medication and it goes away, they say “Wow, I’m in remission and I feel great.” But this decrease in symptoms is often short lived. Why …read more

  • How Can I Heal Crohn’s Disease Naturally?

    If you have Crohn’s disease and you think you have to take medication forever, you’re wrong. I have had a whole lot of patients, an abundant number of patients, who have had Crohn’s disease who will never take medication again, because they understand now how to take care of themselves. Is it Possible to Manage …read more

  • Will I Need Surgery For My Crohn’s Disease?

    Although Crohn’s disease isn’t necessarily a curable disease, many treatment options do exist. These treatment options are only known to merely slow the symptoms of the disease. When medicines fall short, doctors will usually turn to surgery, but this isn’t necessarily the best choice either. Dr. Goodbinder at the Epigenetics Healing Center provides a different …read more

  • Solutions for Crohn’s Disease

    Unfortunately, many people experience lifelong discomfort and pain caused by Crohn’s Disease. Although this disease can’t necessarily be cured, options do exist and can help deplete some of the symptoms. Oral medication, surgery, and chemotherapy drugs are a few of these options, but The Epigenetics Healing Center of Kansas City provides alternative options for those looking for a …read more

  • Dangers of Not Addressing Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes is, in fact, the most common form of diabetes. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 90 percent of people around the world who suffer from diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes. What is T2D? T2D causes your blood glucose levels to rise above normal levels due to your body’s …read more

  • Can Crohn’s Disease Be Prevented?

    Preventing Crohn’s disease is easier than getting it into remission. Crohn’s disease is a chronic illness in which people may experience their entire lives. Even during remission, flare-ups can exist for weeks or months. Taking control of your Crohn’s disease and setting up a life restoration program can help set you up for a healthy …read more

  • How Can I Cope With Parkinson’s Disease?

    Parkinson’s is a disease that causes certain nerve cells in the brain to gradually break down and eventually die. The brain then begins to function abnormally causing the many symptoms of Parkinson’s. Your genes ultimately play a major role in this disease, but there is actually no proven cause of Parkinson’s. Diagnosis usually comes around …read more

  • What is the Danger in Not Addressing My Parkinson’s Disease?

    Parkinson’s disease itself is not fatal, but the many symptoms that come with it make this disease very serious. Those with Parkinson’s may have lost hope in options being that there is no true cure, but not addressing this disease will only make life more difficult. What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative …read more

  • The Connection Between GI Issues and Fibromyalgia

    If you are suffering from both GI issues and fibromyalgia, and you believe these two are related, you could very well be correct. GI issues, or gastrointestinal symptoms, include problems like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea, constipation, bloating and heartburn. If any of these symptoms started to occur around the time your fibromyalgia did, they are …read more

  • Is Not Addressing My Fibromyalgia Dangerous?

    If you suffer from widespread pain, tenderness and a number of other symptoms that come with the chronic disorder of fibromyalgia, it may be time to take control of your health and fight back. Plenty of options exist, and you can choose one to best suit your needs and lifestyle. Dangers of Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is not just …read more

  • Medicine once diagnosed with Fibromyalgia

    Do I have to take medicine for the rest of my life? When you were diagnosed with fibromyalgia they gave you Cymbalta, Gabapentin, Lyrica, opiate pain killers, or muscle relaxants, and they are trying to manage your symptoms. But I want you to know you do not have to be on drugs the rest of …read more

  • Is Parkinson’s Disease Hereditary?

    Is Parkinson’s Disease Hereditary? Parkinson’s disease is hereditary. Meaning somebody has had it and it’s in your genetic code to have it. But as we know through studies and epigenetics, we don’t express all of our genes. We have a billion genes and at any point in time we only express a handful. When we …read more

  • How is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed?

    How is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed? Fibromyalgia is diagnosed with symptoms. There are certain amounts of tender points in the body that a doctor will feel and you will say “I have pain!”. Then they say “you have Fibromyalgia,” or they will do a bunch of other testing and say they have ruled out everything else and …read more

  • Low Thyroid Symptoms: Brain Fog & Forgetfulness?

    Brain fog, an inability to think straight, forgetfulness, they are all symptoms of thyroid issues. Simply because the same pathway of the body that creates part of your thyroid pathway is necessary for sleep and weight cycle, as well as short-term memory. This spot in your brain is called the hippocampus and it is the …read more

  • Can I Reverse My Parkinson’s Naturally?

    The natural process for reversing Parkinson’s symptoms is to change your lifestyle because currently, the medical community only treats your dopamine levels. They just say “you are low in dopamine so we are going to give you more; we are going to give you the synthetic L-dopa.” But, to truly to reverse Parkinson’s you need to …read more

  • Will Eating Less Sugar and Taking Medication Work to Help My Type Two Diabetes?

    You went to your doctor and he said, “stop eating all the sugar and I will give you some medication and you’ll be fine.” The truth is, you won’t be fine. Your condition will always be there unless you know how to truly get past it. One of the things my patients tend to say …read more

  • Are Aches and Pains Symptoms of Low Thyroid?

    Aches and pains can be a symptom of low thyroid function or poor thyroid function, simply because all over your body, in your muscles and joints, and all your cells you have thyroid receptors. But more than that, the majority of women (up to 90%) who take thyroid medication will fail to have any type …read more

  • What are the common symptoms of Parkinson’s?

    What are the common symptoms of Parkinson’s? Common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are wheel rigidity of the arm, you can’t get your arms to unstick, you’re rolling pills in your hands, you’re forgetful, you have a lot of musculoskeletal symptoms as far as being able to do what you want to do. They are called …read more

  • Avoiding Diabetes

    Avoiding Diabetes with Functional Medicine 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 …read more

  • Are there any other diseases I should be worried about if I have Asthma?

    Are there any other diseases I should be worried about if I have Asthma? The answer to this question is, Yes, because you’re not lungs, you’re not a kidney, you’re not a gallbladder, you’re not a thyroid, you’re a person. When one system isn’t working well, it means the whole system is not working optimally. …read more

  • How To Heal Rheumatoid Arthritis Naturally

    There are absolutely ways to help heal Rheumatoid Arthritis naturally. What I’d like to suggest is to heal Rheumatoid Arthritis “scientifically” versus just attacking what’s inflamed. Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. Rheumatoid Arthritis is often treated with medication to reduce the inflammation in your joints in order …read more

  • How is Fibromyalgia Treated?

    Treatments for Fibromyalgia range from muscle relaxants, opiates and other habit-forming drugs to selective serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors like Cymbalta, Gabapentin, LYRICA, Gablin and different drugs like that. What they are all trying to do is manage symptoms of pain. Some of them are trying to manage your nerves firing, so they’re actually decreasing your …read more

  • What Is Asthma?

    Asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the lungs. Asthma occurs when a person’s airways become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which can make it very difficult to breathe. What we need to understand is this: the lungs fill with mucous, the bronchial tubes (or the airways of your throat) can close down. …read more

  • What is the treatment for Crohn’s disease?

    Low-grade chemotherapy drugs Surgery Daily Oral Medications Treatment for Crohn’s disease can vary. It can involve low-grade chemotherapy drugs, surgery, or oral medications taken on a daily basis, for life. It is sad because by treating the disease, we are missing the forest through the trees. With Crohn’s disease, you are trying to isolate it as …read more

  • What are the common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease?

    Muscular Symptoms: Stiff muscles, difficulty standing and walking, difficulty with bodily movements, involuntary movements, muscle rigidity, slow bodily movement, problems with coordination, or slow shuffling gait. Tremor Symptoms: Tremors can occur at rest, in the hands, limbs or can be postural. Cognitive Symptoms: Amnesia, confusion during evening hours, dementia or difficulty thinking or understanding. Sensory …read more

  • What are the signs and symptoms of Fibromyalgia?

    Widespread muscle pain and tenderness Muscle tenderness, delayed onset muscle soreness or muscle spasms Feelings of pins and needles, sensitivity to cold or sensitivity to pain Constipation, nausea or passing excessive amounts of gas Forgetfulness or lack of concentration Anxiety, mood swings or nervousness Fatigue, feeling tired or malaise Fibromyalgia is characterized by pain all …read more

  • How To Manage Type 2 Diabetes

    Take Responsibility Become Accountable Learn what it takes to truly make you better The best way to manage your type-2 diabetes according to the medical community is to take an oral glucophage – metformin, or glimepiride. Then, as your condition gets worse, you probably start taking insulin too. However, from my perspective I’ve seen many …read more

  • What causes Crohn’s Disease?

    The cause of Crohn’s disease is really unknown right now in the medical community, as they say “Well it’s just genetic.” In my opinion, and science would back me up on this, genetic diseases don’t have to ever express themselves. Just because it is in your genes, doesn’t mean that it is active. We want …read more

  • 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

  • I’m a new mom, and I’m tired all the time. Should I be concerned?

    So, you’re a first time mom, and you’re feeling a little fatigue. It can be normal to feel some fatigue after your first baby. You’re a first time mom, but it also can indicate that there is something more serious going on. Cortisol Stress Hormone and New Moms You just went through a stressful event, …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

  • Back Pain and Stomach Problems Success Story

    “Hi, my name is Barbara. The first time I came to see Dr. Goodbinder, I was in severe pain, wearing a back brace, had stomach problems, and I had bad cramps during the night. After being with him a very short time, I no longer have any pain. I’m not taking any pain pills, no …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 …”

  • Thyroid Help and Weight Loss Success Story

    “In two months I have lost 30 pounds, and I’m heading towards what normal used to feel like for me … The best part is that I’ve gotten off of my Synthroid, which I was taking for about 8 years … “

  • 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 office 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

  • The Fast Lane

    Driving fast is not necessarily a good thing. We want to get where we’re going as quickly as possible, but we also want to arrive safely. If we drive too fast, we may encounter all sorts of problems. If we drive too slow, we’re wasting time and may be causing traffic problems behind us. These …read more