Vagus Nerve – Inflammation – Heart Rate Variability

In the brilliant scientific paper, ‘The pulse of inflammation: heart rate variability, the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway and implications for therapy,’ Dr. Jared M. Huston, Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center discovered a neural control circuit that acts to keep the body’s cytokine production, and therefore inflammatory response, in check.[1] During the 1990s, the … Continue reading Vagus Nerve – Inflammation – Heart Rate Variability

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Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

These days, it seems like more and more Americans are taking laxatives to combat constipation. Osmotic laxatives, like Miralax and Lactulose, are one of the most popular OTC options for this. What these types of laxatives do is fill the digestive tract with particles, which attract fluid inside the gut, flushing out the system and … Continue reading Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

There are about a hundred trillion microbes living inside your gut -- protecting you from infection, aiding digestion and regulating your immune system. As our bodies have adapted to life in modern society, we've started to lose some of our normal microbes; at the same time, diseases linked to a loss of diversity in microbiome … Continue reading How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

IF YOU CAN’T CONVINCE THEM, CONFUSE THEM – Harry Truman The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our diet misses the obvious. The average American increased their consumption of HFCS (mostly from sugar sweetened drinks and processed food) from zero to over 60 pounds … Continue reading 5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

How to Change Your Life with Vitamins – webinar

How to Change Your Life with Vitamins - webinar: Recently, interest in nutritional medicine, and how to use it properly, has increased enormously, and many people are already taking supplemental vitamins in larger than standard dietary doses. Orthomolecular medicine believes that the basis for health is good nutrition. It uses nutrients and normal (“ortho”) constituents … Continue reading How to Change Your Life with Vitamins – webinar

Functional Medicine Comprehensive Stool Test

Functional Medicine Comprehensive Stool Test This stool test is unlike any your conventional doctor does.  Watch the video as Dr. Amy Myers explains this four page functional medicine comprehensive stool test. Page 1 –  Tests the levels of good bacteria in your gut — your ‘army’. Page 2 –  Determines if you have any infections … Continue reading Functional Medicine Comprehensive Stool Test

6 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE LABORATORY TESTS THAT YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD BE RUNNING, BUT IS PROBABLY NOT

planning the appropriate treatment plan. Comprehensive testing provides our patients with information and knowledge about the function of their body that they typically do not receive from their conventional doctor visits. These tests are performed to get to the root cause of the symptoms or disease. In addition to helping resolve health issues, we also … Continue reading 6 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE LABORATORY TESTS THAT YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD BE RUNNING, BUT IS PROBABLY NOT

Deadly bacteria and the pharmaceutical industry | DW Documentary

Multi-resistant bacteria are currently the greatest danger to modern medicine and threaten millions of lives. Experts around the world are extremely worried. Related Post SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth The Body as Bacterial Landlord The Truth About Bacteria and Herbal Supplements How Gut Bacteria Protects Your Liver

Fecal Bacteriotherapy (Human Probiotic Infusion) for Clostridium difficile infection

Fecal Bacteriotherapy (Human Probiotic Infusion) for Clostridium difficile infection; Prof. Thomas Borody, Centre for Digestive Diseases, Sydney Australia; ABC TV Catalyst, 14 July 2011. Related Post Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chronic Illness: What Works? Part One: The Four ‘R’ Program SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial … Continue reading Fecal Bacteriotherapy (Human Probiotic Infusion) for Clostridium difficile infection

Probiotics for Mental Health

The Benefits of Probiotics Are Well-Documented — But Can They Improve Mental Health? Probiotics for Mental Health: where we stand today. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on … Continue reading Probiotics for Mental Health