The connection between gluten and pain

For those of us who have struggled with pain, we understand that getting it under control can be really challenging. Taking a pain pill may provide short-term relief, but it’s not a smart long-term strategy. Clients who struggle with pain, like fibromyalgia, migraines, headaches and arthritis are often surprised to learn that nutrition and lifestyle are playing a huge role in their pain.

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Why is gluten making us sick?

If people have been eating wheat for thousands of years, how could it possibly be bad for us? Why is bread so addictive, making it feel hard to give up? How does gluten damage the body? In this podcast, Anne Buzzelli and I discuss the how roving gluten molecules go rogue on the body. Anne breaks down the complex biochemistry that causes us to feel addicted to wheat, and what we can do to overcome that addiction. She explains why gluten is one of the most inflammatory foods in the modern diet, causing great damage to our bodies.

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Is Dairy Setting You Up For Painful PMS?

It was a beautiful fall afternoon in Brooklyn.  I was spending the day window-shopping around the neighborhood when my phone rang.  It was a former patient of mine.  I had treated her pelvic pain as a physical therapist.  As a physical therapist, I treated pelvic pain symptoms with exercise, hands-on manual therapy, and other techniques to relax and strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor, calm inflamed nerves, and release stuck scars from surgeries or birth injuries.  Very often my patients got much better.

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Little Miss Vitamin K

Meet Miss K. She is a mysterious nutrient that hides in fermented foods, dark leafy greens, herbs, and a bunch of other veggies. Until now, she’s an under-stated critical nutrient who’s moving into the spotlight. Be the first to know about her magic in bone health, heart health, gut health, brain health and disease prevention. If vitamins and minerals were gender-specific, my brain insists Vitamin K is a female, AND she has a dynamic twin.

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