1) If you're taking Cholesterol medication, speak to Dr. Lindner about the nutrient depletions associated with statin drugs, especially Co Q10!!
2) If you a female on the oral contraceptive lets determine if you're depleted in B6, B9, B12. All of which can raise your homocysteine levels. (this explains the strokes, and heart attacks associated with them)
3) If you have been on antibiotics, lets figure out f you need pre or pro-biotics to offset the damage from killing all the bacteria in your colon.
4) If you're on diabetic medications like metformin, lets discuss B6, B9, B12 depletions with you.
5) If you're a female with cervical dysplasia, lets assess your folic acid levels. Research shows an improvement in several months of therapy.
6) If you taking an A.C.E. inhibitor and are losing your ability to taste, It could be a zinc depletion.
7) If you have a red face (rosacea) it could be a food allergy, yeast, or skin mites.
8) Cold sores could be a selenium depletion.
9) Herpes- Lysine, vitamin C, flavonoid depletion.
10) Cracking at the corners of lips can be yeast or B vitamin deficiency.
11) Enlarged tonsils- can be food allergies, Vitamin A/C/Zinc depletions.
12) Acne can be from too little Omega 3's , Vitamin A or Zinc.
13) Rough bumpy chicken skin on back of arms can mean deficiency in Omega 3's, B vitamins, or decreased Vitamin A.
14) Psoriasis can be an issue with nickel or bromide.
15) Corkscrew hair- Vitamin C deficiency
16) Dry, brittle stiff hair can be a zinc deficiency.
17) Brittle finger nails- iron issues
18) White spots on nails can be zinc issues.
19) Muscle cramps- Vitamin d, magnesium issues.
20) If you burping, having gas, and have acid reflux in your throat, it may be hypochlorhydria (too little acids ) and you're treating it as too much acids.
21) Every fat cell you have is releasing inflammatory cytokines like TNF-alpha or NFK beta. These can promote heart disease, diabetes, atherosclerosis and more.
22) If you're male and waist is 40 or over, and female waist over 35 inches, or your waist hip ratio is higher than normal, this can lead to cardiovascular risks. Measure at your belly button all the way around / hips at widest portion all the way around. If the difference is greater that 1.0 for males or 0.8 for females, we need to talk about a healthier way to eat.
23) Metabolic syndrome or syndrome X is if you have any 3 of these : 1) abdominal obesity >40 inches males , > 35 inches females 2) triglycerides > 150 mg/dl 3) HDL < 40 males or < 50 in females 4) Blood pressure greater than 130/85 5) Blood glucose > 100 mg/dl
24) Insulin resistance is the pre-cursor to metabolic syndrome- it's associated with high blood pressure, fatty liver, sleep apnea, impotence, gout, kidney stones, strokes, atherosclerosis.
25) To lose weight, 85 % of it is nutrition while 15% is exercise. Dr. Lindner can help you develop an easy to follow plan that incorporates all the major food groups. You can lose 1-2 pounds a week. We will help you meet your goals. Not only for weight, but for wellness!
26) If you using antacids, you can be causing yourself to become anemic. This can deplete B12, and cause anemia, and nerve related symptoms.
27) Did you know that your muscle aches can be coming from your cholesterol medications?
28) Did you know that obesity can cause osteoporosis?
29) Did you know wild fish has more anti-inflammatory properties than farmed organic fish?
30) Did you know there is a difference between free-range chickens, and cage free?
31) Try Almond milk over cows milk, you will be surprised how good it is.
32) Make sure when you buy nuts, they are organic. They are usually heavily sprayed otherwise.
33) When you get your annual blood work, always ask your Doctor for the 25-OH test for your vitamin D.
34) Most people are deficient in magnesium, selenium, Vitamin D, and manganese.
35) When you crave sweets, this could mean your lacking vitamin C.