Entries by Lisa Lilienfield, MD

Biotoxicity Disorders And A Protocol For Detox

Dr. Lisa: One of the most common Biotoxicity disorders I come across is mold toxicity. Other sources of biotoxins are from Lyme (even after treatment with antibiotics), spider bites, and VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds) just to name a few. There are a number of tests that I usually order that include inflammatory cytokines and other […]

Fibromyalgia: Tapping Into Healing With EFT

This Q&A was part of a Live chat with Dr. Lilienfield on Facebook in January 2016! Hi! Can you address fibromyalgia? Thank you. I very much enjoyed Dr. Kaplan’s explanation [on treating fibromyalgia] in his book. Would you be able to provide your perspective as well regarding treatment? I have found EFT to be extremely […]

Migraines: Natural Treatment Options For Relief

This is a Q&A from our Live chat with Dr. Lilienfield on Facebook in January, 2016. Do you have any thoughts on causes of daily headaches and chronic migraines that don’t respond to many different types of treatments? Posted by Meghan Marshall on Wednesday, January 20, 2016   Migraine triggers: Dr. Lisa: Migraines are mysterious and […]

GERD: A Nutritional Approach to Treating Naturally

GERD or Gastrointestinal reflux is usually a result of irritation of the esophagus from a relaxed esophageal sphincter. In some cases, it is a result of a hiatal hernia, or a bacterial infection called Helobacter Pylori. Dr. Lisa:Certain foods may aggravate GERD such as peppermint, citrus, dairy, tomatoes, grains containing gluten, as well as caffeine […]

Is SIBO Causing Abdominal Pain And Weight Loss?

Q: I am 70 years old, and have been fit and active all of my life. Now, I have “functional dyspepsia” resulting in early satiety, upper GI bloating, and belching, with unwanted 30 pound weight loss over 4 years. I’m also weak, exhausted, and sensitive to gluten and dairy. I would appreciate any suggestions. I […]

Preventing & Treating Osteoporosis with Yoga, Diet, & Medications

We often consider the frailty and disability associated with osteoporosis and osteopenia (bone loss that is not as severe as osteoporosis) as a normal part of aging. Medical research shows, however, that it’s not aging, but inactivity that causes bones to weaken and easily break. Although medications may be necessary to treat severe osteoporotic conditions, […]

Identifying Your Risk of Breast Cancer

In 2013, Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery as a way of minimizing her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. She generously shared her story with the public, explaining that her mother had died of breast cancer at the age of 56; that she, Angelina, had […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Warning – Benefits, Risks and Options

A new study on hormone replacement published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and reported in The Washington Post, entitled “Study Issues Hormone-Therapy Warning” (5/29/2012) has sounded –again—the perennial alarm on hormone replacement therapy. The controversial U.S. Preventative Task Force determined that hormone replacement in postmenopausal women showed an increase risk of heart disease, stroke, […]