Candida: The Opportunistic Infection

Candida: The Opportunistic Infection

Is yeast overgrowth contributing to a more important underlying illness?  Candida, a normal part of your natural microflora, is the most common cause of fungal infections worldwide1.  Although it may be a contributing factor in some illnesses, it may be the cause of others. However, it almost always accompanies intestinal, immune, degenerative, or toxicity related illnesses.  Recovery from Candida overgrowth requires a whole lifestyle healing approach and once it is diagnosed, the very first step is to detect the underlying cause.  So the first question is, how is yeast overgrowth diagnosed? (more…)

February 7, 2018 0

CHOLESTEROL THEORY: SCIENCE AND POLITICAL INFLUENCE

CHOLESTEROL THEORY: SCIENCE AND POLITICAL INFLUENCE

For the better part of the last 50 years or more, we have been told to fear cholesterol and saturated fat as the cause of heart disease.1 Cholesterol is not the enemy and this newsletter will help to prove that fact.  The vast majority of the information regarding cholesterol (as public enemy #1) has been the result of political persuasiveness rather than solid scientific evidence. (more…)

December 31, 2017 0

Dehydration Has Far Reaching Effects

Dehydration Has Far Reaching Effects

At first glance a few key statistics related to water intake and composition are important to note. The human body contains roughly 11 gallons of water broken down into these fractional parts: blood is 85% water, muscle is 80% water, brain is 75% water and bones are 25% water. With the value and percentage of water making up nearly 66% of the human body it plays a tremendously important role in normal physiological function(s).  (more…)

December 14, 2017 0

Cancer Scores and Blood Tests

Cancer Scores and Blood Tests

The Lipid-Associated Sialic Acid – LASA test is a specific blood marker that can allow the clinician and patient to gain invaluable knowledge in assessing overall states of health, specifically related to cancer cell presence or absence. The addition of this test on our male and female cancer panels have made huge strides in the ability to find the presence of leukemia and lymphoma. (more…)

May 6, 2016 0

CHOLESTEROL

CHOLESTEROL

For nearly two decades, the topic of cholesterol was rarely discussed. Now, cholesterol is the scapegoat for nearly every case dealing with heart disease. It’s plastered on billboards. It’s on commercials and on signs in your doctor’s offices. Each display piece is trying to persuade you for the need of medications to lower cholesterol and listing the consequences if it goes too high.  But what if high cholesterol was really just your body’s attempt to heal and repair? (more…)

March 1, 2016 0

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