Your Annual Physical: 5 Critical Tests You Must Request


5 Critical Tests to Request at Your Annual Physical Approximately 45 million Americans get a routine annual physical every year.  The basic visit includes your physician or a nurse listening to your heart and lungs with a stethoscope, checking your blood pressure, perhaps checking your ears and mouth (say ahhh!), a few tubes of blood,…

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Thyroid Basics 101

Thyroid Labs

Many integrative and naturopathic doctors believe thyroid disease should be viewed as a public health emergency.  Research studies show that at least 40 to 80 percent of the population has a thyroid disorder, such as thyroid cancer, subclinical hypothyroidism, or autoimmune thyroid disease, e.g. Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease.  I have Hashimoto’s which is worrisome to…

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