Back in August I talked a little about my very unpleasant appointments with one of the reproductive endocrinologists (REs) I saw this year. What I haven’t shared is the wonderful RE experience I had over the last couple of months with a different one. It may sound harsh, but I’m going to refer to these two as Dr. Good and Dr. Bad. Because some of these REs really do their patients a disservice and deserve to have their motives questioned…. Read more »

One in 88 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). You’ve probably heard that statistic before. And if you think that autism isn’t your problem because you don’t have an autistic child you’re wrong. A Harvard study estimated that the societal cost of taking care of an autistic person over the course of his lifetime is at least $3.2 million per person. And that was back in 2006. Of course, how can we even think of… Read more »

Thyroid problems are becoming increasingly more common in the population. In the United States alone approximately one in 13 people (7.35% or 20 million people) has some kind of dysfunction in their thyroid glands. And those are just the diagnosed cases. The number could be as high as 33 million people. In the vast majority of cases these are being caused by an underlying autoimmune disorder. And now that we know the statistics and connection between MTHFR and thyroid disorders, some… Read more »