Alternacare Blog

  • Jun 1
    2012

    DEPRESSION NONEXISTENT! HAS LIFE BACK! 3 POUNDS AWAY FROM GOAL WEIGHT!


    Before coming to Alternacare I suffered from low back pain, poor sleeping, weight gain and depression.   Since coming for the past 5 weeks, I have lost 7 pounds and feel great. I am 3 pounds from my goal weight. I have been having adjustments to my back since coming and I have now been able to do things I haven’t been able to do in 2 years. 

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  • Jan 1
    2011

    ADDISON’S DISEASE


    My name is Charlie and I am 4 years old.  Last fall I got real sick.  The vet said I have Addison’s disease.  That means my adrenal glands don’t work and I have to take a shot every month that makes me feel bad and costs a lot of money! 

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  • Jul 16
    2021

    Thyroid vs Adrenal, Which One do You Have?

    Category: Videos

    In this post I’m going to be covering some of the major symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue and Thyroid Problems, how they differ and then the foods that will be most beneficial for each.

    Adrenal Symptoms

    • Tired in the morning
    • Tired after lunch (need of a nap)
    • Wakes up in the evening closer to bedtime
    • Craves salt
    • Difficulty sleeping (wakes at 2:00am trouble falling back to sleep)
    • Dark circles under eyes
    • Anxiety
    • Irritational fears
    • Belly fat

     

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  • Jun 24
    2021

    Dr. Rob’s 4 Steps to Grow Healthy Hair

    Category: Articles

    Wait is that a small animal in my shower drain?  Nope, its just my hair!  Hair loss can be very upsetting to men and women alike.

    hair loss

    So what’s needed to grow healthy strong hair? Essentially, there are 4 primary factors in growing healthy hair.

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  • Jun 6
    2021

    Hashimoto’s vs Primary Hypothyroid, What to Eat? Questions w/ Dr. Rob

    Category: Blog, Videos

    Hashimoto’s and primary hypothyroid are both underactive conditions of the thyroid, however, what to eat for each can be very different.  In fact, if you use the primary hypothyroid eating plan for Hashimoto’s or vice versa you might make yourself very sick.

    In the below video I cover the key differences in these two programs.

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  • May 26
    2021

    Best Heavy Metal Detox-Questions with Dr. Rob

    Category: Blog, Videos


    Heavy metals are connected to various health problems including thyroid issues, autoimmune disease, problems related to brain and nervous system function, organ deficiencies, gastrointestinal issues, as well as, they can create an environment where stealth infections can begin to grow.

    Stealth infections are things like parasites,

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  • May 13
    2021

    Why Does My Stomach Bloat Even Though I’ve Not Eaten? — Questions with Dr. Rob

    Category: Blog, Videos

    Stomach bloating is traditionally connected to a problem with eating a specific food or foods but what if you’re having stomach bloating without eating any food?  What if your stomach bloating gets worse when you aren’t eating at all?

    In this video Dr.

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  • May 9
    2021

    Questions with Dr. Rob: What’s the Perfect Strength for a Probiotic?

    Category: Blog, Videos

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  • Apr 30
    2021

    Questions w/ Dr. Rob-Can Immuno-Stimulating Herbs Worsen Autoimmune Disease?

    Category: Blog, Videos

    In this episode of questions with Dr. Rob he covers if it’s ok to take herbs like echinacea, elderberry, goldenseal and so on when you have an autoimmune disease.  He also discusses what you will need to ask your medical doctor regarding your medication (thyroid meds,

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  • Apr 16
    2021

    Ways to Reduce Inflammation to Improve Chronic Health and Weight Problems

    Category: Articles, Blog, Videos

    Why is Inflammation so Dangerous
    In truth it’s not.  Short term inflammation is simply part of the body’s natural healing process.  For example, if you get a sinus infection your nose fills up with snot.

    Well, the snot is actually your body’s way of trapping the bacteria and holding it in place until your white blood cells arrive on the scene and kill off the bacteria.

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  • Apr 2
    2021

    Improving and Understanding Sleep

    Category: Articles, Blog, Videos

    3 Common Sleep Myths

    Myth 1: As you get older you need less sleep.

    Truth:  As you get older and the physical demands of sleep increase you actually need more sleep.   The problem can be as we get older we can develop certain problems with our physiology such as,

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  • Mar 19
    2021

    Are Allergies Connected to Your Other Health Problems?

    Category: Articles, Blog

    The Allergy Weight Gain, Thyroid, Autoimmune Disease and Adrenal Connection
    Weight gain, autoimmune disease, thyroid problems and pretty much any health condition out there, can be made worse by an allergen (substance like pollen that produce allergy symptoms).

     

    How does it work?

     

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