Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson
Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson founded her unique psychobiological model for treating addictions and emotional disorders in 1981. The focus of her clinic, Health Recovery Center®, is to combine therapy with intervention at a molecular level to repair the biochemical damage that manifests as impaired mental functioning and behavior problems.

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No More Hypoglycemic Symptoms

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/16/19 5:13 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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Life is always a tradeoff: giving up what you like for something you want even more. Ridding yourself of roller coaster emotions is accomplished by trading in the refined sugars and caffeine in your diet. This sacrifice will pay enormous dividends in mental stability and increased energy.

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Choosing the right Hypoglycemic Diet

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/12/19 6:11 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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Three factors will influence how to select your ideal diet:
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How to Treat Hypoglycemia

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/10/19 6:40 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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There is no magic pill that cures hypoglycemia. The quickest and most effective treatment is by dietary changes. In the seventies when I began working with this population, there were two distinct camps of thinking about diet. The first was to feed all hypoglycemics a complex carbohydrate diet spacing "small" meals every three hours.
The second was to reduce all carbohydrates radically and replace them with proteins and fats. The odd thing was that each of these diets had their successes and failures. Of course there was little or no research then on determining levels of carbohydrate sensitivity, or eating a diet corresponding to your blood type characteristics and your rate of metabolizing foods. Today, we can zero in on all of these factors so that your food choices fit you like a glove (and keep you at your best weight.)

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The Best-Kept Secret

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/8/19 6:29 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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Craig had every reason to be depressed. He was drinking a quart of scotch a day, often without eating anything. Both of his parents were alcoholic, and his father also suffered from severe depression, Craig was pale and thin. He had completed three alcoholism treatment programs, but nothing had succeeded in bringing his cravings under control. He was desperate for help.

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What Research Shows

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/22/19 11:00 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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The Hypoglycemia Lab Test

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/18/19 4:03 PM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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Psychological Syndromes are often the result of Hypoglycemia

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/17/19 3:43 PM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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No More Hypoglycemic Symptoms

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/13/19 7:01 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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How to Treat Hypoglycemia

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/11/19 5:51 AM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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How Likely Is It That You Are Hypoglycemic?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/7/19 9:18 PM / by Dr. Joan Mathews-Larson

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