Harnessing Epigenetics to Prevent the Immune System from Attacking Itself

As the weather gets cooler and winter begins to set in, we’re reminded that the immune system is our first line of defense against foreign pathogens and helps prevent us from getting sick. The immune system is comprised of different types of cells that are able to recognize and destroy disease-causing microbes, such as bacteria, … Continue reading Harnessing Epigenetics to Prevent the Immune System from Attacking Itself

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Epigenetics- How Does it Work?

Internationally renowned natural health physician Dr. Joseph Mercola shares a video of Bruce Lipton explaining epigenetics and how your thoughts, and the thoughts of those around you, can directly influence the state of your health.     Related Post What is Epigenetics? What Is the Immune System? 4 Natural Ways to Boost Wellness Epigenetics and … Continue reading Epigenetics- How Does it Work?

Viruses Could Epigenetically Modify a Person’s DNA

Viruses can cause many different health problems in humans including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, herpes, and even cancer.  They are an extremely small foreign organism that invade healthy cells, and seek to wreak havoc in a healthy human or animal. Viruses are comprised of either RNA or DNA covered in a protein shell, and cannot reproduce on … Continue reading Viruses Could Epigenetically Modify a Person’s DNA

EU-Banned Pesticide Found on Spinach

Spinach is packed with nutrients, making it a staple for healthy eating during the winter and spring. But federal data shows that conventionally grown spinach has more pesticide residues by weight than all other produce tested, with three-fourths of samples tested contaminated with a neurotoxic bug killer that is banned from use on food crops … Continue reading EU-Banned Pesticide Found on Spinach

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

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

What is Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)?

Fecal Microbiota Transplant Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) is a procedure in which fecal matter, or stool, is collected from a tested donor, mixed with a saline or other solution, strained, and placed in a patient, by colonoscopy, endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or enema. The purpose of fecal transplant is to replace good bacteria that has been killed … Continue reading What is Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)?

Should We be Treating Hair Loss with Fecal Material?

Alopecia areata is a form of baldness that affects approximately 2% of people in the United States. In this condition, hair is lost from various parts of the body, typically the scalp. The actual cause of this condition is unknown, but new research clearly supports the idea that this disease is an autoimmune condition, meaning … Continue reading Should We be Treating Hair Loss with Fecal Material?