Allopathic vs Functional Medicine Approach

Does it need to be allopathic medicine or functional medicine? Does it have to be allopathic medicine vs functional medicine? Can these two often parallel universes work together to help people improve their health? I think so. We must consider there is a time and place for both allopathic and functional medicine. We have to […]

Medicine with a Different Focus – Rejuvagen Center

Despite seeing dozens of doctors and thyroid specialists, being treated with thyroid medication, and having “normal thyroid labs” you still don’t feel well. Maybe you’re exhausted, gaining weight, losing hair, and feeling depressed, foggy, or anxious. You’re not crazy. You’re not alone. And it is not your fault. You’re simply stuck in the middle of a […]

Meet Dr. Eric Balcavage – Rejuvagen Center

Rejuvagen Clinic Director, Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Board Certified in Intergrative Medicine, Certified Gluten Coach. Dr. Eric Balcavage DC, CNS, CFMP, BCIM, is the owner and founder of Rejuvagen. Dr. Balcavage is widely recognized around the world as a leader in Functional Medicine and Thyroid Physiology. In over 20 […]

Hypothyroidism and High Blood Pressure (Part 3) – Rejuvagen Center

This is the third episode discussing the connection between hypothyroidism and high blood pressure. Today we discuss Beta Blockers. There are a number of beta blockers on the market. Many of them have an impact on thyroid physiology. Metoprolol seems to be the beta blocker with the least impact on thyroid hormone physiology. Propranolol seems […]

Hypothyroidism and High Blood Pressure – Rejuvagen Center

Is your blood pressure medication causing your hypothyroid symptoms? What most people don’t realize is there is a significant connection between hypothyroidism and high blood pressure. If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure you’ve probably been put one or a combination of medications. Some of the most common high blood pressure you’ve medications include: Diuretics […]

Bile Physiology – Rejuvagen Center

Many patients who come to Rejuvagen struggling with chronic hypothyroid symptoms also have a history of gallbladder dysfunction, gallstones, or have already had their gallbladder removed via a procedure called cholecystectomy. There is a strong correlation between bile physiology, cellular thyroid allostasis and cellular hypothyroidism. Proper bile quality, quantity, flow, and release is critical to […]

Hypothyroidism – Rejuvagen Center

Hypothyroidism, also known as (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. When the thyroid gland is functioning properly, the metabolic rate is maintained at a consistent level – not too fast and not too slow. When the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone, it […]

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