Dennis Godby, ND

Some tests just shouldn’t be graded on a curve

Has your doctor told you, "your blood test results are completely normal," but instead of feeling relief, you felt worse, knowing that something was wrong, but the doctor was unable to find any answers?
Dennis Godby, ND

Insomnia, Sleep On It and Feel Refreshed

A sleep study showed that 47% of adults and 57% of children in the U.S. do not sleep enough. The American daily average is now only 6 hours and 40 minutes, and still declining, far off the adult-recommended 8 hours, and far below the 9 hours that Americans used to sleep
Dennis Godby, ND

Starting a New Exercise Program, not a Luxury

When my patients use their age to justify their declining health and energy, I just say "Jack LaLanne, still going strong at almost 95 years young," to encourage them to set their sights on preventing disease, and to strive for feeling healthy, energetic, strong and vital. Regular, vigorous exercise is a requirement for this to occur!
Dennis Godby, ND

Build Muscle: Burn More Fat

While you can't change a slow metabolic genetic predisposition, you can still burn fat more efficiently, add more muscle, and get and stay healthy.
Dennis Godby, ND

Heal yourself and the planet

Pessimism and despair lead to diseased individuals and to a diseased planet. Despite the inescapable bad news, the Jan. 20 inauguration of the 44th U.S. president has given many Americans a new reason for optimism and hope
Dennis Godby, ND

Food Allergies – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Naturopathic medical doctors often see themselves as "medical detectives." One of the six powerful principles of naturopathic medical doctors is to identify and treat the underlying causes of illness and to help patients remove the obstacles to cure, rather than merely treating symptoms
Dennis Godby, ND

Attitude impacts well-being

As we embark upon another holiday season, and difficult economic times, we may want to "go back to the drawing board," and decide what is really important in our lives, relationships and health!
Dennis Godby, ND

Vitamin D levels drop as winter’s gloom nears

If living a long and healthy life is a priority, it is imperative to know that simply having a low level of Vitamin D is associated with an amazing 26 percent increased rate of death, from all causes, according to an August, 2008 Archives of Internal Medicine study.
Dennis Godby, ND

Nutritional Supplements Quality

The most expensive dietary supplement you can take is the one that does not work, or even worse, may even cause harm!
Dennis Godby, ND

Children’s health in the new school year

One thing I know for certain - parenting is tough, very tough. I am reminded of that fact, daily, not just by having two teenage sons myself, but also hearing the many gut-wrenching stories of the concerned parents who enter my office looking for answers for their children's health.