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Dr. Frank Lanzisera

Drs. Frank and Lisa Lanzisera are 1982 graduates of Logan College of Chiropractic.

Dr. Lisa Lanzisera has designed and patented an acupressure device for headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome. Her interests include volunteering at the Henry B. Plant Museum located on the grounds of the University of Tampa, cooking, writing, and organic gardening.

Dr. Frank Lanzisera received an Associate of Science degree in medical laboratory technology from the State University of New York in 1976. He then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Irvine in 1979.

His practice emphasis is a family-oriented incorporating natural functional medicine for the treatment of chronic health disorders.

Wheat Gluten: The Secret to Losing Belly Fat & Regaining Health Get Help from the Gluten "GO-TO" Docs (Volume 1) and What's Wrong With My Thyroid?: 12 Steps to Detox Your Thyroid and Lose Weight (Lanzisera Center) (Volume 2)


Most people think of weight issues or fatigue symptoms when the topic of thyroid disease is discussed. It’s true, these symptoms are prevalent but there are other symptoms that are commonly experienced as well. Digestive problems, in particular, are intertwined with the complicated, body-wide effects of thyroid disease.

Hypothyroidism can have a negative effect beginning in the stomach. When thyroid hormone production and/or absorption is low, this restricts the...

How many times have you heard —"I can't exercise today because I hurt my?" ( Take your pick of back, neck, knee, shoulder, hip.) These are all valid reasons because we certainly don't want to exercise and injure ourselves further, right? Well, yes and no. When an injury to a joint becomes chronic, often the body itself will limit the joint's motion even after the initial injury has healed.

For example, let's say you injured your lower back last year. Ever since then,...

Did you ever wish that our bodies were like cars and whatever was wrong could be easily repaired? Wouldn't it be nice to pull into a garage, get hooked up to a computer, find out what's wrong, and have it fixed? We actually are getting closer to this reality, especially for those with a family history of depression.

Research has repeatedly shown that depression occurs when the brain has an irregular brainwave pattern. Specifically, the frontal area of the brain is highly...

Emotional stress is what everyone thinks of when "stress" is mentioned but stress comes in many different forms. It can be caused from over-exercising, lack of sleep, a fight with a boyfriend, or consuming too many sweets. The adrenal glands don't differentiate between any of these stressors. Whether it's too much coffee consumption or a final exam, the adrenal glands react the same way - by calling on the adrenal glands to secrete hormones.

Our adrenal glands actually secrete...

Thyroid Symptoms
Symptoms involving the thyroid gland, whether they stem from hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease, or Hashimoto's thyroiditis, reflect the damage to the various systems and organs of the body.

Thyroid Gland
Damage to the thyroid gland affects the body's metabolic rate. As a result, weight can be easily gained (hypothyroidism) or lost (hyperthyroidism). Hashimoto's disease can cause both weight loss and...

Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician, was researching goiters and iodine deficiencies. At this time, goiters and thyroid disease were strongly linked to a dietary lack of iodine. While researching, Dr Hashimoto found a type of goiter that appeared to be unrelated to an iodine deficiency. He biopsied these goiters and his histopathology findings noted lymphocyte infiltration, fibrosis, parenchymal atrophy, and eosinophilic changes of acinar cells. He called this special characteristic...

Just in the past 10 years the number of Americans potentially affected by thyroid disorders has more than doubled. It can be estimated that one in five of us have a problem with our thyroid. One in five! Even more frightening is the number of thyroid cancers being discovered. According to the American Cancer Society, there is twice the number of new thyroid cancers now as compared to 1990.

Thyroid Disorders Can Be Blamed for Causing These 38 Symptoms, plus...