Entries by Dr. Tim Weeks

The Alkaline Diet Myth: 6 Easy Steps to Heal an Acidic System and Restore Proper Alkalinity

Food faddists and self-proclaimed experts with a modicum of nutritional knowledge have been recommending for years now that we alkalize our diets. After all, if cancer is supposedly caused by an overly acidic environment, it makes sense to alkalize it, right? So we should all become vegetarians, right? WRONG Many well-meaning people are SO confused […]

Unlearning the Lie: Cholesterol and Heart Disease for Dummies

“An analysis of cholesterol values in 1,700 patients with atherosclerotic disease revealed no definite correlation between serum cholesterol levels and the nature and extent of atherosclerotic disease.” – Michael DeBakey, M.D. (world-renowned cardiac surgeon) It’s time to end the cholesterol/plaque/heart disease lie once and for all. This lie finds its roots in shaky ground, digging […]

When Do We Stand Up For What’s Right In Medicine?

At what point do we begin to question the status quo? More importantly, when do we take decisive action against it? Do we wait, like many people did in Germany before World War II, until their country was destroyed and millions of innocent people were killed? Do we only address the wrongs that personally affect our […]

Shit for Brains – The Gut-Brain Connection

So it turns out the phrase “shit for brains” is actually an accurate scientific description of many people. Surprised? Probably not. But all joking aside… In recent decades scientists have compiled an enormous amount of evidence that proves your gut function directs the functioning of your entire central nervous system, including your brain. This bi-directional gut-brain […]

How to Test for and Fix a Hiatal Hernia

Over 100 million Americans suffer from some type of digestive dysfunction. Forty-four percent alone suffer from acid reflux. While many want to turn immediately to the family doctor for help, we’re urging you rather to train yourself to THINK as a patient. Instead of having someone else do your thinking for you, paying them vast sums of money […]

Learning How to THINK as a Patient

“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford The first knee-jerk response most of us have when we reach a health crisis is to run to the doctor. We have been trained since childhood, among a litany of media-fueled programming, that our health is […]

Why You Need to Become Your Own Doctor

“If all the medications were dumped into the sea, it would be better for mankind, but worse for the fishes.” – Oliver Wendell Homes (paraphrased) In 2012, more than 780,000 people in America were killed by one thing. Some estimates put the number as high as one million a year. But who is this crazy terrorist killing […]

What Predicts a Happy Life?

Health is happiness. But only after we’ve experienced true sickness can we testify to this. It’s the “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” mentality. We don’t realize how great it is to be healthy until we’ve been sick. It turns out, though, that health and happiness are long-term commitments. Triumphs of Experience […]