Dr. T's Health Blog (Recent Posts)

Enjoy Your Vices Round 37 - The Salt Controversy

Published: September 2, 2014
Unless there is good reason to do so, salt restriction is a bad idea. This is especially so in people with fibromyalgia, adrenal fatigue and/or autonomic dysfunction (POTS, NMH), where salt restriction will cause you to crash and burn. So my recommendation? Get a good quality sea salt, such as Celtic Sea Salt or even the pink sea salt grinders at Costco, and let your taste buds be your guide.

Ten-Point Tune-Up Step 1: Optimize Your Sleep

Published: August 19, 2014
I recently wrote about my recommended "Ten-Point Tune-Up" for optimizing key systems in your body, so you can feel and look younger and vital right now (there's no time to slow aging like the present!). And the first step in my tune-up is making sure you get a good night's sleep.

Press Release: Immediate

Published: July 31, 2014

VoiceAmerica Radio Launches 'The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today'

New Show Features Hosts Neil Nathan, MD and Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014—People today are deluged with information about health—some of it is accurate and valuable, while some of it is misleading, erroneous, self-serving and just plain wrong.

Coenzyme Q10 Reduces Risk of Death By an Astounding 50%!

Published: June 26, 2014

In a major 2-year study of 420 patients with heart failure, those who took CoQ10 supplements had half the risk of a "major cardiovascular event" (like a hospitalization from heart failure) and half the risk of death from any cause. (Ironically, most heart failure patients are treated with statins, which block the formation of CoQ10!) Interestingly, CFS and fibromyalgia are also associated with both coenzyme Q10 deficiency and heart and mitochondrial energy furnace dysfunction. Ribose and CoQ10 are 2 key ways to optimize energy production!