Tag Archives: adrenal glands

The Dr. Jekyll anb Mr. Hyde of Adrenal Function

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by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath In the spirit of Halloween… The truly scary tale of the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde of adrenal function! Before we move on to the adrenal version, let me first summarize the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde story from years ago. “The dual title character is a doctor who has […]

Inflammatory Physiology


by Glen Depke Before we get into the physiology of inflammation, let’s look at what inflammation can lead to in your body. Alzheimer’s disease Eczema Obesity Asthma Edema Osteopenia Atherosclerosis Emphysema Osteoporosis Arthritis Endometriosis Parkinson’s disease Autoimmunity Fibromyalgia Periodontal disease Bronchitis Gastroenteritis Polychondritis Cancer Gingivitis Psoriasis Celiac disease Heart disease Scleroderma Chronic pain Hepatitis Sinusitis […]

Your Hypothyroidism May Actually Be Adrenal Insufficiency

thyroid disorders

Millions of people in the United States take levothyroxine, a synthetic form of T4, the inactive thyroid hormone. In fact, levothyroxine is the #4 most prescribed medication in the U.S. The liver, gut, and other tissues into a form that the body’s cells can use must convert T4 into a usable, or “active,” form. This […]