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Break It Down: Fibromyalgia (Video Transcript)

Dr. Paul Talks Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder in which sufferers experience unexplained and widespread pain in their muscles and joints. The symptoms of fibromyalgia can be triggered by either emotional or physical trauma, and in some cases, by certain infections.  Causes: We really don’t yet know what causes fibromyalgia.  A number of studies …

Do Low-Carb Diets Mess Up Women’s Hormones?

Studies show that low-carb diets can cause weight loss and improve metabolic health (1). However, even though low-carb diets are great for some people, they may cause problems for others. For example, following a very low-carb diet for a long time may disrupt hormones in some women. Eating too few carbs has been associated with …

Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy: What You Need To Know

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the autoimmune thyroid disease that is the most common cause of hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid. A very rare condition associated with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy (abbreviated as HE). Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy is a neuroendocrine disorder whose mechanisms are not clearly understood by doctors and researchers. It’s thought that …