Can the Liver Regenerate?

Can the Liver Regenerate or Repair Itself?

The liver is arguably the most resilient organ in the human body. It performs essential life functions such as filtering blood from the digestive system, detoxifying chemicals, and helping metabolize drugs. It is estimated that the liver is responsible for over 500 essential functions, so prioritizing the health of the liver is essential. As the largest internal organ, the liver …

How to Reduce Inflammation in the Body

How to Reduce Inflammation in the Body

When we hear about inflammation, it carries a negative connotation with it. However, as discussed in previous blog entries, inflammation is not exclusively a bad thing. In fact, acute or localized inflammation is part of the body’s natural healing process. Injuries like sprained ankles or small infections from wooden splinters result in inflamed parts of the body. This is the …

What causes Inflammation?

What Causes Inflammation?

In today’s health-information environment, the word inflammation is cringe-inducing. It seems as though more and more illness is being attributed to inflammation, and more and more effort (and money!) is being spent on combating it. So what’s the big deal? Is inflammation really as big of a problem as people make it out to be? And even so, what causes …

What is Inflammation?

There are few topics in the world of healthcare that are more misunderstood than the topic of inflammation. In fact, much of the mainstream education about inflammation is much too ambiguous, oftentimes leaving one with many more questions than answers. The irony of this is the fact that a HUGE percentage of the most common chronic health conditions that people …

Is Diabetes Reversible?

The short answer is yes. But, as is the case for most health conditions, there is nuance involved.  First, it is important to identify the correct type of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, which centers around the pancreas’ inability to produce the hormone insulin. This type is currently not reversible. Type 2 diabetes is a developed form …

How Do You Know if You Have Diabetes?

Health issues taken at face value – such as being overweight or having low energy levels – can be masking greater healthcare concerns. Underlying conditions like diabetes often create noticeable symptoms that individuals, often through no fault of their own, can misinterpret.  The treatment of a symptom won’t resolve a disease. Therefore, it is important to analyze what the body …

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Cancer is…

In the field of health care in its current state, there is one word that tends to rise above all others as most despised, most feared, and most misunderstood. That word is cancer. We’re going to tackle this word by shedding light on what it is, how its currently being dealt with, and how you can make a daily impact …

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Stop Trying To Lose Weight

I know what you’re thinking. What is Dr. Hill talking about?! Well, the truth is that weight loss is a topic that is in need of a major overhaul. The perspective that I’m going to bring to the table is one that has helped many, many of our patients achieve the type of weight loss that is sustainable and life changing. So …