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Dr. Gil Winkelman ND of Ask Dr. Gil discusses topics of natural medicine and healing. He answers your questions of the integration of mind, body, and spirit. As a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Gil has successfully been treating neurological and psychological issues success over 10 years. While he focuses on the body and mind as a physician, he believes that to better access intuition, or spirit, one needs to balance the body. Patients with autism, anxiety, depression, Parkinson's, ADD/ADHD, OCD, ...
 
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Today we have a special guest on Ask Doctor Gil. Esther Prelog joins Dr. Gil to discuss Reactive Attachment Disorder or RAD. RAD is a more common than previously believed and presents some tricky aspects to treatment. There’s a lot of misinformation about RAD leading to misdiagnosis at times. While Dr. Gil works with the biochemical and neurologica…
 
Summer is Coming! That means it’s time to slather on the sunscreen right? But are they all safe? Recently, the state of Hawaii banned certain sunscreens due to reef destruction. But it isn’t just reefs that are endangered by these chemicals. You are! On this episode of Ask Doctor Gil, Dr. Gil discusses the problems with some of the chemicals in sun…
 
Dr. Gil offers telehealth services or Online Doctor Consultations. On today’s AskDrGil podcast, Dr. Gil explains why telemedicine might be appropriate for you and what the process is like. The first workshop will focus on pyroluria. What is pyroluria? It’s a sign of oxidative stress that when it arises can lead to many physical and emotional issues…
 
The Organic Acids Test is a urine test that can be very helpful in diagnosis and treatment of many conditions, including telehealth services for mental health. In terms of mental health, I used OAT Testing to find hidden problems that may be leading to imbalances that cause emotional issues. For example, some patients appear to have a methylation i…
 
It’s not all of them, but in this episode of AskDrGil, I want to explore other lab tests besides pyroluria testing that are helpful for uncovering blocks to your mental health. Pyroluria tests focus exclusively on the urine and are not always accurate. I have had many people with low plasma zinc levels test negative for pyroluria because of this. T…
 
My first podcast of 2018 is about pyroluria testing and pyroluria. I’ve taken a break from it because I’ve been doing some other projects when not seeing patients. I have been working on my first novel that other than a few poisonings as part of the story has little to do with medicine. But I am also working on a series of workshops for people who …
 
I’ve talked about mind-body healing on Ask Dr Gil many times thus far. In this podcast, I want to go a little deeper into the connections between the mind, body, organ systems, and peptides. Candace Pert in Molecules of Emotion goes into great detail about how our emotions get translated into neuropeptides that then turn on genes in our cells. This…
 
Mind-body healing is an important aspect of any disease process. What is it that allows us to heal? What is it that prevents us from healing? In today’s podcast, I explore how healing can be affected through spiritual practices. Why does yoga work? Why are breathing exercises helpful? Tune in to find out more on today’s Ask Dr. Gil. The post How Mi…
 
What do migraines, anxiety, sleep troubles, and learning issues have in common? Well, they all could stem from copper overload. Copper is a micronutrient needed in the body. But sometimes there is too much in the system. What happens in this situation. Why does copper cause these problems? In this week’s episode of AskDrGil, I go through the proble…
 
Many people are told to take a multi-vitamin. It’s a reasonable assumption. Taking all of the good nutrients that we may not get enough in our diets should help us feel better. For many people this may be true. But for anyone with mental illness, there’s a good chance that it’s doing more harm than good. Why is that? Many nutrients in a multivitami…
 
Are we hardcoded? Does the fact that we have a specific genetic mutation mean that we are in trouble for the rest of our lives? Dr. Gil Winkelman discusses how epigenetics is so important in understanding our genetics. Epigenetics is the study of how DNA gets turned on and off based on a variety of factors. But what does this mean? Dr. Gil explores…
 
The methylation cycle is a combination of the methionine and folate cycles in the body. Confused? Well don’t be. While there are many technical terms associated with the methylation cycle, understanding the details is important. Having the appropriate balance of methyl in the body is important. Methyl is used by the body as a messenger and catalyst…
 
What if you could use vitamins and minerals to cure mental illness? Autism, schizophrenia, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and behavior problems all gone or improved supplements. Too good to be true? In this case, no! The Walsh Protocol is a scientifically based formula to help alleviate the symptoms of mental illness. I have worked with hundreds of cas…
 
Pyro-what? What is this pyroluria? The word pyroluria is a combination of pyrrole and urine. It refers to a molecule that shows up in the urine in most people. Pyrroles are molecules that are created from incomplete breakdown of red blood cells. Many kids with Reactive Attachment Disorder or RAD Disorder have pyroluria. Behavior problems can disapp…
 
What is RAD Disorder? RAD stands for Reactive Attachment Disorder. It is becoming more commonplace over time. Many factors contribute to this increase. In this episode of Ask Dr. Gil, I discuss how RAD is becoming more common and who to recognize it. RAD is not very well understood. It is often confused with other disorders. So what is RAD Disorder…
 
We talked some about the adrenals glands last week. This week I want to explore the adrenals in more depth and discuss some of the aspects of how we know they are out of balance. The post What Your Adrenals May be Telling You appeared first on Gil Winkelman ND.By Dr. Gil Winkelman
 
The adrenal glands play an important role in balancing many functions in the body. They work on fight/flight, blood sugar, sleep, and many other functions. Today on Ask Dr. Gil, I talk about the adrenal glands, what they do and how they work a bit. I also give a brief overview of what it takes to heal them. The post How to Know if You have Adrenal …
 
Hair analysis is a simple and inexpensive test that can be used to discover a lot about one’s health. We can get a sense of what imbalances are in the body and maybe why they are there. Heavy metals can be detected too. But is it accurate and safe? In this episode of Ask Dr. Gil, I explore hair analysis, its efficacy and how it can be useful in med…
 
Undermethylation is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Treatment is simple in most cases though there is much misunderstanding about the most effective ways to treat the condition. In today’s Ask Dr. Gil’s podcast, I discuss the best ways to treat undermethyalation and why genetic tests may not be the best approach at this time to determ…
 
Copper and zinc are extremely important for many functions in the body. Balance between them is crucial for optimal mental and physical health. In this Ask Dr. Gil episode, Dr. Gil Winkelman discusses the effects of copper imbalance and the importance of zinc to many functions in the body. The post What you Need to Know about How Copper and Zinc af…
 
Heavy metals are all over. Recently, cadmium and arsenic levels were found to be 49x and 150x high normal levels respectively, in Portland, Oregon. How dangerous is this exposure to the residents? How do you know if there’s a problem? What can you do about it? In this week’s episode of AskDrGil, Dr. Gil talks about this and heavy metals toxicity in…
 
Histamine is a neurotransmitter. We think of it in terms of allergies but really it has more effects on the brain and nervous system. In fact, it can affect almost any system in the body. In today’s Ask Dr. Gil, I explain the relationship between histamine and epigenetics. The post What You Need to Know about Histamine and Mental Health appeared fi…
 
Anxiety is a powerful sensation. For many people it indicates imbalances in the body that are physiologic. These people benefit from supplementation and other interventions to help balance things. But other people don’t have a physical problem. The anxiety arises because of something deeper. In today’s Ask Dr. Gil podcast, I discuss how anxiety may…
 
Mindfulness is quickly becoming a big industry in the United States. A recent NY Times article estimates that the market it quickly approaching $1 Billion. Is it just a fad? Or is there something to be gained from the techniques that Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey recommend? In today’s Ask Dr. Gil podcast, Dr. Gil explores the health benefits of m…
 
This is the second part of how to improve your health with gratitude. In this podcast, I talk more about the gratitude practice and how it affects your cells. Epigenetics is the science of how the environment affects our DNA expression. is an important aspect of how DNA works in the body. Cells turn on and off in response to messages sent to the bo…
 
Gratitude is an important aspect of health. I use HeartMath training to help patients understand the importance of gratitude. Gratitude can help you feel better about your life. But it can also improve many health problems. Listen to find out more. [player hide_author=”true”] The post How to Improve your Health with Gratitude appeared first on Gil …
 
The question of soul or heart has been posed by scientists, philosophers, and religion for centuries. Is there such a thing as the science of the soul? What is the heart? What makes someone alive? How do we touch something that is seemingly immeasurable? I don’t suppose to know these answers. But I have seen how physical imbalances can be created b…
 
Pyroluria is considered extremely controversial. Does it exist? Is it a real phenomenon? Pyroluria can be debilitating to some people. It can lead to severe mood swings, schizophrenia, ADHD, and general behavior problems. But it can also cause other problems for people. Pyrolyria testing can helpful for diagnosis. In this podcast, Dr. Gil Winkelman…
 
21-day detox, 7-day detox, South Beach Diet, juice fast. These are some of the detox plans that are available to you. But how do you know which one is right? Are they safe? What makes them work? In this podcast of Ask Dr. Gil, I discuss the benefits and the risks of doing a detox program. My 21-day detox has helped many people. But what are the ele…
 
If you had a way to improve your physical and emotional health in 30-60 minutes a day would you do it? 36 million Americans are starting to do so. Yoga is taking the US by storm. It is over 5000 years old but is just becoming popular here. Why is that? In this week’s podcast, I discuss the health benefits of yoga and how it can help you with not ju…
 
Many people believe that you can’t heal from a concussion. They believe traumatic brain injury is a lifelong affliction. I want to share a 50-year old secret that proves them wrong. Neurofeedback has been around for a long time, and is an excellent tool to treat not only concussions, but also insomnia, depression, anxiety, migraines, and many other…
 
Concussion affects at least 3 million Americans every year. There is a lot of talk now about TBI due to football and the movie “Concussion”. But it isn’t only about football players. Many people live with post-concussion syndrome and don’t even know it. Do you know how to recognize the problem? Listen to this podcast to learn more. https://askdrgil…
 
In this podcast, I discuss why doing a 21-day detox can help reduce toxins in the body. While diet by itself won’t solve all of your health problems, reducing the toxic load in the system can be helpful. Elimination is important for maintaining optimal health regardless. The organs of elimination are digestion, lungs, and kidneys. I mainly focus on…
 
I finally put together a podcast. I decided to start with something that is a little complex called Epigenetics. Epigenetics is a new branch of science that looks at how our DNA function changes. DNA will change what it produces based on environmental factors. Diet is an important factor in epigenetics. In this podcast, I explain more about what ep…
 
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