The all too common story goes like this… You’re following your doctor’s recommendations, you’ve taken up a stress management practice, and maybe even changed your diet all in the hopes of getting your antibody levels down and your Graves’ under control. But… It’s the same (or worse) outcome the next time you go for blood […]
You’re not feeling well. You go to your doctor. He/she gives you less than 10-minutes to explain what’s going on, hands you a prescription or two, shakes your hand, and shows you the door. Does this actually heal anything? Was the root cause of your illness addressed? In a word, no. And what’s more likely, […]
Julie had been through the wringer. Her blood tests were “normal” …but she felt sick all the time. A woman in her early thirties, she suffered from extreme anxiety, restlessness, mood swings, fatigue, insomnia, irregular periods, and muscle weakness. She had gone to see her regular doctor and was referred to an endocrinologist. Both told […]
All too often I hear from patients that they don’t really understand their thyroid blood test results. This post aims to change that and put the power back into the patient’s hands. In this post I’ll explain the difference between laboratory and functional ranges, which thyroid tests you should have and why your doctor should […]
What's the right diet to heal your Graves’ disease? According to a study in the America Journal of Public Health, autoimmune disease is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in females under 65 years old.1 Combine that statistic with the conventional medical idea that autoimmune disease is due to genetics, is incurable, and the best you can hope for is symptom management; it’s no wonder so many patients lose hope and succumb to their illness. I’m here to let you know, this is not the full story when dealing with autoimmunity...
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), Graves’ disease affects approximately 2 to 3% of the population in the United States, or almost 10 million people. Unfortunately, many of these patients have never had proper testing to find out the root cause of their autoimmunity. This is why Graves’ patients are only given 3 options from their doctor - medication for life, radioactive iodine, or surgical removal of their thyroid gland. But, there are other options…
The statistics tell us that over one million patients in the United States alone have undergone radioactive destruction of their thyroid gland due to hyperthyroid (Graves’) disease.1 This means you have a 0% chance to save your thyroid if you follow the conventional route and do radiation therapy. Your doctor has most likely told you that you have 3 options:
For Graves’ disease your conventional choices are... Radioactive iodine, surgery to remove the thyroid, and/or life-long drugs. To me, these sound more like torture then options to heal your body. If you are like many of my patients, you are seeking an alternative to drugs/surgery when it comes to treating Graves’ disease. If this sounds like you - keep reading, you will be happy you did...
About Adam Trager, MS, L.Ac.: Julie sat across from me in the treatment room and tears started to fill her eyes… She opened up, “Nobody understands what I am going through with Graves’ disease – not my family, friends, doctor. I just want the old me back.” “Every day when I wake-up, I wonder, how […]
As a licensed acupuncturist and trained NAET practitioner, Adam Trager has treated my family for over five-years. Adam’s treatments have changed our lives, for sure! No exaggeration! Even though we don’t exactly understand how muscle-testing the body for allergy weaknesses exactly works, we have learned to trust the method and Adam’s treatments. NAET is a […]