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Upcoming Lecture on Fatigue at New Seasons

by | Sep 5, 2015 | Clinic News

Hello, Dr. Soszka here, I’m pleased to announce that I am lecturing on the subject of fatigue at the newly opened “Woodstock” New Seasons Market on February, 17th 2015. This talk will be on Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. The title of the lecture is “Unraveling the Mystery of Fatigue“.

I believe the title is fitting when discussing fatigue since many people are left with no solid answers about why they are constantly tired. Fatigue has many possible causes, many of which often unrecognized by conventional medicine. Most conventional practitioners will look for causes such as sleep apnea, iron anemia, and thyroid disorders. Patient who test negative for these three are often labeled as “depressed”, which I believe is a diagnosis that is commonly used incorrectly.Fatigue Lecture

Certainly sleep apnea is a significant factor in fatigue, however the predisposing factors for this condition are not typically addressed: obesity, airway tissue weakness (think vitamin deficiencies), airway inflammation (allergies and chronic inflammation) and so on. Likewise, anemia, whether iron or other nutrients, can certainly play a role in fatigue. Finally, thyroid conditions are actually commonly missed, because physicians typically order TSH level exclusively, and there is disagreement about which lab ranges levels are ideal. Thyroid Stimulating hormone (TSH) is the hormone sent from the pituitary to signal the thyroid to make more thyroid hormone. Unfortunately, there are far more thyroid dysfunction patterns that don’t show up when ordering TSH lab test exclusively.

In this presentation, I will explore the possible underlying causes of poor energy including vitamin and mineral deficiencies, sleep disorders, adrenal and thyroid dysfunction, and stealth infections. I will also discuss the many holistic option to restore one’s energy level to optimal levels. If you want to learn more about fatigue, please join me at this lecture next week.

If you wish to attend this lecture please email New Seasons Market directly at: [email protected]