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    Depression

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    By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD It was a dark and stormy night in northern Montana when Fred (not his real name) was driving over 120 mph with his lights off.  (“You know they can’t see you when your lights are off.”)  After a police chase he went through a guardrail...
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    Staying Strong

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    Staying Strong Michael Gerber, MD, HMD There are uncountable ways to maintain our strength.  My favorite ways to maintain strength are well known for those of you who read my columns. Diet If you eat junk food, fast food, soda, gum, damaged, processed omega 6 oils, such as corn oil,...
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    Monthly Miracles

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    Monthly Miracles By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD Burns Reversing the Ischemic Damage and Angiogenesis There are everyday miracles for curing minor burns and serious miracles for major burns. It behooves us all to be students of burn therapy because they present in our families and patients and if incorrectly treated...
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    Super Sweets

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    By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD Sweets are a part of life.  When you have a sweet craving it is advisable to choose the least toxic variety of the many products available.  Although not inexpensive the following alternatives offer health benefits and less health detriments than common table sugar (sucrose) and,...
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    The Massive Under Utilization of Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy Part I of a Mini Series

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    By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD Epidemic Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) its causes, diagnosis and treatment is an extremely multifactorial business.  Misleading and misunderstood thyroid laboratory measures (TSH, T4) overshadow many important signs and symptoms of the physical examination such as coldness, dryness, obesity, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic headaches, heavy...
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    Dr. Gerber ~ A Reno Asset and Blessing

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    Dr. Gerber graduated from the Kansas University School 
of Medicine in 1972. He completed his Internal Medicine 
Internship at Oakland County Hospital with additional 
training in Zaire, Africa. He also trained in a psychiatric 
externship at the crisis intervention ward at the University 
of California, San Francisco Medical School, and...