Archive for September, 2014

Why pregnancy can trigger Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and other autoimmune diseases

September 24th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Did your thyroid problems start after pregnancy? Some women find they end their pregnancy with not only a new baby but a new hypothyroid condition as well. That’s because normal immune shifts during pregnancy can trigger an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, depending on genetics and other [...]

Is your health protocol making you crazy?

September 16th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Don’t let your lifestyle changes be your undoing Managing a chronic illness and improving your health can require some drastic lifestyle changes. Although most people report feeling and functioning better on such a protocol, some obsess over the minutiae, spend days on the internet hunting for [...]

Why your doctor can’t help you

September 9th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

You notice you’re feeling worse and worse. You suffer from chronic fatigue, pain, digestion issues, depression, anxiety, insomnia …. the list goes on. Yet when you go to your doctor, you’re told your lab tests are fine, it’s just age, or perhaps you need an antidepressant. If you press for more tests or keep returning [...]

Is “silent” autoimmunity causing your mysterious symptoms?

September 3rd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Are your symptoms caused by undiagnosed autoimmunity Autoimmune disease has become frighteningly common today. This degenerative condition, which can affect any tissue in the body or brain, happens when the immune system attacks and destroys the body as if it were a foreign invader. Chances are [...]