Symptoms and Condition Correspondence with Patients

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This is a list of symptoms that are frequently present when patients have these conditions.* You can look at individual symptoms in this list to explain the 3 body systems. You should have a good explanation for each of these categories:
  • Female Hormones
    • Sex drive reduced or lacking
    • Irregular menstrual cycles
    • Mood swings
    • Taking hormone replacement therapy, using natural hormone creams
    • Premenstrual tension
    • Depressed feelings in relation to monthly cycle or menopause
    • Hair growth on face or body
    • Hysterectomy
  • Stress Hormones
    • Anger/fears/worry/anxiety out of proportion to life events
    • Chronic Depression
    • Overwork (physical or mental strain)
    • Sleep Problems
    • Chronic, severe, or prolonged infections or illness
    • Chronic pain
    • Chronic/severe allergies
    • Excessive fatigue/tired all the time
    • Dizziness upon standing
    • Cravings for salt or salty foods
  • Sleep Hormones
    • Problems falling asleep
    • Problems staying asleep
    • Light sleeper
    • Wake up feeling unrested
    • Suffer from S.A.D., seasonal affective disorder/feel depressed when weather overcast or rainy
    • Taking natural products or medications to help sleep
  • Blood Sugar Control
    • Crave carbohydrates
    • Afternoon headaches
    • Hungry between meals
    • Light headed/”shaky”/irritable if skip meals
    • Awaken after a few hours of sleep
    • Crave sweets/coffee in afternoon
    • Sleepy after meals
    • Tendency to overeat in afternoon and evening
  • Gluten
    • Bloated after meals
    • Chronic digestive problems
    • Intolerant of dairy products
    • Diarrhea
    • Constipation
    • Skin problems/rashes
    • Chronic fatigue
    • Environmental and food allergies
    • Family history of alcoholism/autoimmune disorders/digestive disorders
    • Parasites
    • Yeast
    • Digestive Function
    • Amino Acids
  • Thyroid
    • Cold hands, cold feet
    • Low body temperature
    • Constantly tired
    • Difficulty losing weight, even with limited diet
    • Dry skin and hair
    • Family history of thyroid disease
  • Detoxification
    • Metal Toxicity
    • Chemical Toxicity
    • Liver Detoxification Problems
    • Gall Bladder Problems

Dr. Dan Kalish

Dr. Daniel Kalish is dedicated to teaching doctors Functional Medicine philosophy and practices. Through The Kalish Institute’s educational programs he has trained over 1,000 practitioners worldwide in The Kalish Method which solves patient challenges through a proven lab based approach.

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