Dr. T's Health Blog (Recent Posts)

7 Symptoms of Iodine Deficiency in Fibromyalgia

Published: December 15, 2017


Your thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate your metabolic rate, which impacts how much energy you have. Although it doesn't get much attention, consuming sufficient iodine is critical for a healthy thyroid. Since fibromyalgia at its core is an energy crisis, it's important that those with FMS are aware of symptoms that might suggest iodine deficiency. Let's look at seven symptoms of iodine deficiency and what you can do about it.

Foods & Supplements that Improve Cognitive Function

Published: October 20, 2017

Brain Food

People often ask me what the best things are that they can do to improve cognitive function. So let's talk about that.

The key point to realize is that our brain is like our body's motor. It consumes 10 times as much energy for its size as the rest of our body. So what we feed it determines whether it purrs like a Ferrari, or runs in fits and starts, leaving us with brain fog throughout the day.

Why Fibromyalgia Patients Should Consider Mold Toxicity as a Cause of Their Illness

Published: October 17, 2017
Mold toxins create a profound inflammatory reaction within the body that looks almost identical to fibromyalgia. In fact, in 2013, Dr. Joseph Brewer, an Infectious Disease specialist from Kansas City, published his research showing that of 112 patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome who had not responded to his usual treatment program, 92% of them tested positive in a urine test for mycotoxins (mold toxins).

Low-Cost Treatments for CFS & Fibromyalgia

Published: October 10, 2017

I appreciate the frustration and difficulties you may be going through if you are battling CFS and fibromyalgia without financial resources to pay for formal treatment. When I had CFS/FMS, it left me homeless and sleeping in parks for much of the year while also knocking me out of med school for the year. I know it's even harder for many of you who also have a family to care, which I didn't.

Because of this, I've done several things to make help available to those on tight budgets: