Chronic autoimmune diseases are the by-product of the immune system gone away, leading to inflammation and the destruction of specific tissues and organs. This information covers the basics of the natural history, stages, and triggers of autoimmunity. Treatment requires a deep dive into identifying triggers and adhering to a trial-and-error process to develop an individualized and unique treatment plan because no two patients will have the same natural history or the same management.
MENOPAUSE & ANDROPAUSE
Menopause does not have to be the end of an active life and a feeling of physical, mental, and emotional vitality. It is true that with menopause, women’s estrogen and progesterone levels naturally decreased, causing symptoms such as weight gain, fatigue, loss of sex drive, and many more. It is possible to alleviate these problems with careful bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
Through in depth testing and medical expertise, Dr. Beer and Dr. Morley will work with you to discover what hormonal levels are optimal for your body. They will continue to monitor your progress until just the right balance is achieved for your unique system. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is extremely safe and highly effective for easing your body into this new phase of life. Find out what your body needs now so you do not have to miss a thing!
Did you know that your gut is considered to be your second brain? All of us have, at one time or another, felt the need to “follow our gut” in decision-making situations, and, no surprise, our gut is usually right! It is a fact that there exists a powerful connection between your brain and your gut. Countless body systems are directed by it, which is why a healthy gut is so important to our overall health and well-being.
Everything from stomach pain to skin rashes, depressive moods, and brain fog can be caused by gut imbalances. For example, the mood-enhancing neurotransmitter serotonin is developed not only in the brain but even more in the gut. In addition, 70% of your immune system lives in your gut, and imbalance can cause anything from skin rashes to upper respiratory distress or migraine headaches and brain fog.
Do you suffer from dry skin, unexplained weight gain, brain fog, or hair loss? These are some more common symptoms of hypothyroidism or suboptimal thyroid levels. Your thyroid is the most active of all the hormones in your body, so its levels influence a number of your body’s systems. At the same time, low thyroid is one of the most common conditions, especially in women and people over 40.
In working with the physicians at IMNY, you can get an assessment of your thyroid levels and functioning to determine whether a thyroid imbalance is the source of the symptoms that you are experiencing. You will be guided through finding the right method to treat your condition, so you can say goodbye to unpleasant symptoms and get on with your life!
Weight gain is one of the most misunderstood chronic health conditions facing healthcare practitioners today. The “calories in, calories out” method historically followed by so many is not only inaccurate, but it is a dangerous and oversimplified approach to a very complicated condition. Excess weight is only one system of much larger challenges that your body is facing.
Through index testing and working with individuals, Dr. Beer and Dr. Morley can help you determine what your body requires to achieve optimal weight gain and a healthy fat-to-muscle ratio that is sustainable throughout your lifetime.