Posts by Michael Gaeta
Insights from Dr Gaeta: Know Your Minerals
Know Your Minerals: As Linus Pauling said, “Without minerals, the vitamins are useless.” Deficiencies of key nutritional minerals such as…Read More
Dr Gaeta’s Triad of Time Management
Time is our most precious resource. Time management has been, and continues to be, an ongoing area I have to work at. Maybe it’s the musician part of me that wants to just stay in the moment, spontaneously creating, without much structure. For some, it comes easily.Read More
Current PTSD and Autoimmune Disease Research
A new study on military personnel with diagnosed PTSD, showing a 58% increase in common autoimmune conditions compared to controls, after five years. This is the latest in a series of studies in recent years revealing what appears to be a correlative if not causal relationship between trauma and autoimmunity. One of my teachers, Joseph Antell, taught me some 20 years ago that a significant life trauma can affect a person at a deep level and cause a degenerative cycle of breakdown that leads to autoimmunity.Read More
Vaccines & Autoimmune Disease
Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans have an autoimmune disease? It’s true, and I think those numbers might be even higher. Learn about the three reasons why I believe this is a direct result of high vaccination rates by watching this new video.Read More
Who is the first patient in your practice?
Who is the first patient in your practice? Answering this question is a crucial way to frame your wellness and your work.Read More
The Three Phases of Care
"How do I grow my practice?"
That’s one of the most common questions practitioners come to me with.
In the video below, I’ll share the Three Phases of Care I find most important to creating a thriving, abundant practice.Read More
Diabetes, Part Two of Two – A Wholistic Perspective on American Epidemic
Diabetes – A Wholistic Perspective on American Epidemic
Diabetes is a disease in which the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood stays too high. The word translates as “passing through,” referring to the increased urination (polyuria) that happens from the kidneys having to deal with more sugar than they can handle.Read More
Achoo! This is a common sound you and I are hearing these days, sometimes from ourselves. Seasonal allergies affect one in six Americans, at an annual cost of over $18 billion, and four million lost work days. (1, 2) An allergy is an exaggerated immune response or reaction to substances that are generally not harmful. Exposure with an allergen is through the lungs, skin or gut, or injections, often vaccines. Most seasonal allergies are from respiratory exposure, usually to tree, grass or weed pollen.Read More
A Key to Healing a Leaky Gut
After 26 years of practice, I can say with certainty that digestion, which includes nutrient absorption, assimilation and elimination – is one of the cornerstones of vitality and resilience. In Chinese medicine, our digestive function is even referred to as the Center (zhong), and is considered a foundation of addressing any health issue, and creating lifelong health. And many other conditions, especially autoimmune diseases, are deeply connected with digestive imbalances.
In this video (about 4 minutes), I’m going to share with you one of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned about creating and maintaining good digestion for life, in the area of intestinal hyperpermeability, or leaky gut. Included is one of the greatest superfoods in the world, that you’ll want to include in your regular nutrition habits or supplements. If you find it helpful, feel free to share it with your connections.Read More