The Office of Dr. Brad Shook

Are You Still Having a Hard Time Recovering From Daylight Savings Time Fatigue? It Can Be Worse With Hashimoto’s

-+*Are You Still Having a Hard Time Recovering From Daylight Savings Time Fatigue? It Can Be Worse With Hashimoto’s   Daylight Savings Time Fatigue Do you curse every spring when we have to move the clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time (DST)? Does it take you weeks to recover?
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Scents and Hashimoto's, what you need to know.

Why Your Perfume and Hashimoto’s Could Be A Bad Combination

-+*Hashimoto’s and Perfume, A Dangerous Combination Did you know that  some scented products can stimulate our brains to remember pleasant memories or even bring about a good mood? How many times have you smelled your favorite food and it instantly changed your mood and the way
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Getting Sick From Food Coloring: Why Food Coloring is Banned in Other Countries. An Autoimmune Disease Connection?

-+*Did you ever think that food coloring could make you sick? Did you know it may contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Psoriasis? But, food coloring can’t be that bad right? It is in e
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An Insight to L-Arginine Dosage and Benefits

-+*L-Arginine is an essential amino acid that acts as a building block for proteins in the body. In most of the cases, our body maintains the needful levels of this amino acid on its own. However, during the course of aging, infections, severe burns, injuries etc the body’s supp
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Anemia is a barrier to better health

-+*Question I’m tired frequently and I have some chronic health issues I can’t seem to resolve. Answer Although multiple factors can cause both tiredness and chronic health issues, anemia should always be investigated. Unresolved anemia will thwart your journey to better health. Anemi
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Could I have a food intolerance?

-+*Question I’m told food intolerances can affect my health. How can this be true when I don’t have any digestive symptoms? Answer Sometimes it’s difficult to connect a food we eat every day with such health complaints as joint pain, brain fog, mood imbalances, congestion, skin rashes
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Is life really overwhelming, or are you just stressed out?

-+*Question I feel totally overwhelmed by life and like I can barely cope. I can’t quit my job, give away my children, or afford a cook and a housecleaner. Is there anything I can do for my stress levels? Answer Sometimes you can dramatically alter a stressful life simply by addressin
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Good Housekeeping Magazine Owes it to Millions of Thyroid Patients to Get the Story Right

-+*    Good Housekeeping Magazine Owes it to Millions of Thyroid Patients to Get the Story Right. Understanding thyroid conditions isn’t clear cut, even among endocrinologists.  Good Housekeeping Magazine just happened to make a mistake by not doing a little more homew
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