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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-+*Dr shook discusses his latest seminar mastering the brain.
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Childhood stomach aches linked with adult depression and anxiety

-+*A Stanford University researcher found that gastric irritation early in life could pave the way for lifelong psychological problems.
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Statins increase risk of diabetes 50%

-+*Many people don’t realize that inflammation, not a statin deficiency, underlie high cholesterol, and that the condition can usually be managed naturally.
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Depression linked with bad digestion

-+*Question I went to see my natural medicine practitioner for depression and she wants to work on my digestive health. I don’t get the connection. Answer Many people would be surprised to learn how greatly gut health affects brain health. A poor diet, inflamed gut, and intestinal per
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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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Brain health depends on gut health

-+*Question Why do I seem to struggle so much with brain fog, anxiety, and depression? Answer Many factors can underlie these symptoms, however one of the most common is poor digestive health. The gut and the brain are intimately connected and poor digestive health can lead to poor br
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Gluten can cause leaky brain and leaky gut

-+*Question Eating gluten doesn’t upset my stomach. Why should I consider eliminating it from my diet? Answer Eating gluten, the protein found in wheat and wheat-like grains, has been shown to make the lining of both the brain and the digestive tract permeable or “leaky.” Leaky brain
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Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?

-+*Question: I am on thyroid hormones. Why do I still have fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and constipation? Answer: For 90 percent of Americans hypothyroidism is an immune disease, not a thyroid disease. Thyroid hormone medication doesn’t address the immune imbalances. Hypothyroid s
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