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You Recovered from COVID-19…now what?

In 2020, we were focused on prevention, by boosting our immune system and following other guidelines to limit potential exposure, and early intervention for COVID- 19.  We have continued to update our immune boosting strategies, but the foundation has stayed the same.  Everyone should be on Vitamin D3, Vitamin C, and Zinc.  Other supplements and […]

G is for Glutathione

  This is the first of a series regarding immune system boosters.  With all the recent news concerning the pandemic and the annual flu, a quick reminder of supplements will encourage all of us!   The usual rhetoric continues to stress hand washing, mask wearing, and social distancing.  However, once someone has been diagnosed with a […]

Seasons Staff Recommendations for Immune Boosting Supplements

Vitamin D3 – adults with normal kidney function can take 10,000 IU daily and may increase to 20,000 IU daily if symptomatic for viral illness Vitamin C – 1 gram (1000 mg) twice a day – increase to three times a day if symptomatic, we use livonlabs.com – they are producing more but may be […]

Fasting for Better Health and Metabolic Reset

 Fasting for Better Health and Metabolic Reset   Fasting has received all kinds of attention in the media these days. In 2019, it was one of the most searched for diet terms on Google, and many weight loss experts are touting the benefits of fasting to the public.   Our practice supports fasting because it […]

IV Vitamin C and Cancer Stem Cells

Cancer Stem Cells Functional medicine is the new movement in medicine that seeks the root cause(s) of disease for each individual.  Functional medicine is also a return to the roots of what a physician or doctor is—Docēre rāphè.  Words still have meaning.  Rāphè is the Hebrew root word for physician which can be translated healer […]

IV Vitamin C and Cancer

Intravenous (IV) vitamin C history   For years, since 2008 to be exact, I have been an advocate for the IV use of Vitamin C (IVC), also called ascorbic acid, when treating cancer and a variety of other conditions, but the science for IVC has been around for quite some time.   Linus Pauling and […]

Nutrigenomics: the Genetic power of Food

Nutrigenomics Have you ever wondered about how a good diet or a bad diet could affect your body? I’m not just talking about how nutrition can play a role in how you feel or how the number of calories in and the number of calories out can affect the size of your waist-line. I’m talking […]

Flu prevention to Treat the Flu

The flu is here. The longer nights, the colder days, signal the onset of our least favorite winter acquantance—influenza or the flu.  The coming and present flu season is as reliable as the change of seasons.  You might say it comes in a close runner-up to notorious death and taxes. The Centers for Disease Control […]

The Epigenetic Power of a Mother’s Hug

My interest in epigenetics, and the ability it provides to customize therapy based on an individuals’ genetics, is behind the information I have been sharing recently, and today’s post will be no different. Quite honestly, I am amazed at the power of epigenetics. As you may now be familiar, epigenetics is the study of genetic […]

Epigenetics and Alzheimer’s disease

Epigenetics is hot! Epigenetics is the study of the changes in the expression of organisms caused by the modification of genetic expression rather than alteration of DNA itself. Epigenetics can be used to optimize wellness potential or in the custom prevention and the custom treatment of disease. No better example for epigenetics and disease exists […]

Epigenetics and Nutrition

Imagine before you is a large salad, well-seasoned, loaded with bright and colorful vegetables, topped with lightly grilled salmon, and a large glass of water. Beside that dish is another, a heavily processed cheeseburger from any popular fast-food joint, with an extra-large side of fries, and a tall chocolate milkshake. Now, ask yourself, which of […]

What is wellness and how well are you aging?

  Medicine is in need of a paradigm change.   The health of individuals cannot be managed through the disease model of medicine.  The disease model of medicine is good if disease is your focus, but if the goal of the disease model is to diagnose and manage disease, how can wellness be integrated?  It […]

Dr Goodyear to speak at AFMA

  Dr. Goodyear will be speaking at the annual American Functional Medicine Association in Atlanta, Ga next week. Physicians from around the world will meet in Atlanta next week to hear from experts in the field of Functional Medicine.  Dr. Goodyear will be speaking on the topic of Physician Burnout out.  

Dr Goodyear speaks at Fagron Academy in Miami

A team of practitioners meeting together.

Dr Goodyear had the honor of speaking at the Fagron Academy Advanced BHRT symposium in Miami, FL 6.21.15.  The Fagron Academy is a comprehensive educational experience for pharmacy professionals.  Dr Goodyear spoke on the topic Man Boob Nation to Metabolic Syndrome and Beyond.  Dr Goodyear highlighted an Integrative medical approach in the treatment of low […]

Thyroid and Thyroid metabolism: follow the science or follow opinion?

  “The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading”. -David Bailey   What does this quote have to do with Thyroid metabolism and Thyroid metabolites?  Directly, not a lot.  Indirectly—a whole lot.  I believe this quote points to an often unrecognized problem that permeates under the surface of […]

Dr Goodyear Speaks at AFMA in Atlanta

Dr Goodyear was  honored to speak at the American Functional Medicine Association Fall Conference in Atlanta.  Dr Goodyear joined an all-star line up of speakers including: Eldred Taylor MD, David Zava PhD, Matthew Sandry MD, Tim Guilford MD, Russell Jaffe, MD PhD, Aristo Vojdani PhD and many others, at the Functional Medicine Conference in Atlanta.   Combined, […]

Dr Goodyear Speaks at A4M in Las Vegas

  Dr. Goodyear was proud to be apart of the recent A4M meeting in Las Vegas, December 13-15. This annual meeting of the leaders in functional medicine brought together thousands of physicians representing 60 nations. Dr Goodyear presented evidence from his new upcoming book “Man Boob Nation, an Integrative model to Low T”. Below is […]

Pulling Back The Curtains On Dr. Oz: The Truth About IV Nutrition Therapy

Recently on his daily television show, Dr. Oz discussed IV nutrition therapy. I was very disappointed when Dr. Oz questioned the validity, benefit, and safety of this invaluable therapy. He had a guest physician on his show to defend IV therapies, but his guest talked in generalizations with no specifics and no scientific data. Dr. Oz’s conclusion […]