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FATIGUE – Les Cole, MD, ABAARM, ABIHM

FATIGUE – Les Cole, MD, ABAARM, ABIHM

  Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms we see in functional medicine. Most patients have seen multiple doctors; have been told they are getting old, are depressed or need to exercise; are on multiple medications – antianxiety, anti-depressant,…

7 Habits of Highly Healthy People

7 Habits of Highly Healthy People

  What are Blue Zones? There are 5 identified places in the world where people live long, healthy lives. They have the highest number of healthy centenarians per capita than anywhere else on earth. They are: Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica…

Low Testosterone & Prostate Cancer

Low Testosterone & Prostate Cancer

For years and even still today many doctors will not prescribe testosterone to men with low testosterone levels because they believe it will increase the risk of prostate cancer. This is medical dogma that has never been based in science….

Thyroid Testing

Thyroid Testing

Before discussing the tests, we need to cover a few definitions:  T3 (triiodothyronine) – this is the active thyroid hormone.  rT3 (reverse T3) – an inactive form of T3 that blocks active T3 from reaching its receptors  T4 (thyroxine) –…

Osteoporosis and Calcium Toxicity

Osteoporosis and Calcium Toxicity

                      .     What is osteoporosis? To be honest, this is not really an easy question, though you will hear simple answers from many practitioners. “It is thinning of…

Women’s Sexual Health by Les Cole, MD

Women’s Sexual Health by Les Cole, MD

What Are the Aspects of Women’s Sexual Health?   In both women and men the biological systems and pathways that mediate the sexual response are surprisingly the same. Ranging from our brain (cerebral cortex) where sexual thoughts and fantasies originate…

Am I Hypothyroid?

Am I Hypothyroid?

Are You Fatigued? Do You Have Low energy? Your thyroid hormone, T3 (the active thyroid hormone), has many functions. One of these is to increase the number of mitochondria (power plants) in your cells. Your mitochondria are intracellular organelles that…