The media often mentions gluten-free living these days. ‘This actor went gluten-free and lost weight or an athlete eats gluten-free and performs better!’ In general, I think the media attention is good for those of us who really need to eat a gluten-free diet. However, a few misconceptions need addressing. 1. If you have […]
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Patient: I’m extremely tired all the time. Doctor: I can prescribe something for your depression. Patient: I’m not depressed. I’m exhausted. (…and potentially have sore muscles, achy joints, headaches, and a painful gut.) Doctor: Wanting to sleep a lot is a sign of depression. Patient: It’s also a sign of being sick. Doctor: I can’t […]
When I started planning this series, I realized that some of what needs said isn’t going to be liked. Sometimes you’ll immediately identify with the things I talk about and think, Oh! Me too! But at other times you may actually think, No! I don’t want to hear that! There is no one right way […]
Admit it…you were dancing in your chair while the video played. 🙂 What do dancing penguins and gluten-intolerant people have in common? Music doesn’t just affect dancing penguins’ ears and gluten doesn’t just affect our intestines. Okay, I guess that really isn’t a commonality, but it’s a good bridge into the first area of healing […]