Category Archives: Neurology

Depression, Anxiety and the Role of Neurotransmitters

Depression, Anxiety and the Role of Neurotransmitters Understanding Neurotransmitters Neurotransmitters are the chemicals that are responsible for sending messages to our brain and throughout our body.  They will be sending messages between the nerve cells in our brain.  They tell the heart to beat, your stomach to digest the food you eat, etc.  They can […]

Thyroid, Blood Sugar, and Metabolic Syndrome

Over 50-million Americans are affected by a thyroid disorder; 50-million Americans are also affected by metabolic syndrome (MetS); finally, insulin resistance, one element of metabolic syndrome, affects 105-million Americans. Healthy thyroid function depends on keeping your blood sugar at a normal, healthy level, and keeping your blood sugar at a normal level correlates directly to […]

Depression and Anxiety- Is It Your Thyroid?

Research has found a link between hypothyroidism and depression. For instance, there’s some evidence that people with depression tend to have higher rates of hypothyroidism than the general population (such as this study). A 2004 study found that 38 percent of older patients with hypothyroidism also reported symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, hypothyroidism often goes undiagnosed. […]

Tests to Understand Depression and Anxiety in Thyroid Disease-Organic Acid Testing

Using The Organic Acid Test To Understand Some of The Potential Mechanisms behind Depression, Brain Fog and Anxiety in people who suffer with Thyroid disease. Everyday in practice I have the opportunity to work with patients who are affected by depression and anxiety and it is a rare circumstance that I don’t find subclinical thyroid disorder […]

Should You Avoid Gluten If You Have Hashimotos Thyroid

With the recent headlines by health journals everywhere, you might be fooled into thinking that gluten sensitivity doesn’t exist. Don’t believe them! Over the last 10 years of working with patients who have Non Celiac gluten Sensitivity. These stories, calling gluten free diets ‘the new fad’, are taking their information from a recent study that […]

Metabolic Weight Loss-Lose Weight By Optimizing These Hormones

Dr Hagmeyer is a Holistic Chiropractic physician who works with patients all over the United States and Internationally, get their lives back using a Holistic and Functional Medicine approach to weight loss and other Metabolic disorders. A Different Kind Of Weight Loss Program. As time passes and new discoveries are made, older ideas and concepts wash […]

Lyme Disease and EBV Infections Seen With Adrenal Fatigue

How hidden or stealth infections may be the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome When we look at some of the more common causes of Adrenal Fatigue we often think of prolonged stress, Sex Hormone Imbalances, dysglycemia, and finally inflammation as being the primary culprits. However what if you have addressed these with your holistic […]

How Chronic Infections Cause Toxic Overload and Adrenal Fatigue

In the previous article we talked about three common culprits that can be common coinfections behind Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).  Todays article focuses on how these infections contribute to toxic overload and cause varied symptoms. Stealth Infections Adrenal Fatigue and Toxicity Stealth infections continuously place a burden on the body and, […]

Infections and Adrenal fatigue: Three Common Culprits.

To continue our series on hidden infections, we are going to look at 3 common culprits that can be common coinfections behind Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). When symptoms of either AFS or CFS are present and treatment directed on the adrenal glands have been unsuccessful, tests should be done to determine if  Epstein […]

The Link Between Hypoglycemia, Low Cortisol and Adrenal Function

What does hypoglycemia, low cortisol and adrenal function have in common? Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, can be a dangerous condition for many people. Both stress and adrenal fatigue syndrome can contribute to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Adrenal hormones like epinephrine, nor-epinephrine, DHEA and Cortisol play a vital role in blood sugar regulation and should be […]