Entries by Dr. Rodger Murphree & Team

Is your low fat diet contributing to your weight gain and health issues?

Fat gives us energy, produces necessary hormones, insulates our bodies from cold, and makes cellular membranes. Fat provides the fuel for muscles, including those in vital organs like the heart.  Unfortunately, fats have really gotten a bad reputation in our culture.  Low-fat and low-calorie diets have been all the rage for at least a couple […]

Gluten and it’s Link to Your Thyroid

I find that 40-50% of my fibromyalga and CFS patients are suffering with low thyroid function. Many of these patients are plagued with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Gluten sensitivity has been implicated in contributing to Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism. Several studies now show the link between gluten sensitivity and Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Gluten sensitivity (also known as “gluten intolerance”) (GS) […]

Inflammation linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and fatal brain disease that affects some 5.3 million Americans. Over the past 25 years, the number of patients who have Alzheimer’s disease has doubled, and the incidence is expected to increase in coming decades as the US population ages. It’s now become the sixth-leading cause of death in the […]

10 Steps to Optimal Adrenal Health

Fibromyalgia and Adrenal Fatigue: Ten Steps to Optimal Adrenal Health Adrenal fatigue is something that affects millions of Americans, and very often goes undiagnosed because the symptoms are so similar to other diseases, especially chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.  The adrenal glands become exhausted when you are under a prolonged period of constant stress either […]

Could This be the Underlying Cause of Your Pain?

It is a fact that if you have chronic pain, only another person with chronic pain can truly understand how it feels. For many of you, it is frustrating to know you have pain but have little hope of a diagnosis, let alone relief. Many chronic conditions such as tension headaches, fibromyalgia, IBS, migraines, and […]