Silymarin’s Many Benefits

Silymarin’s Many Benefits

Silymarin is the active component of the herbal plant known as milk Thistle.  It has been used for centuries for various diseases to include liver disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, digestion, and has also been indicated in various illnesses of different organs such as prostate, lungs, CNS, kidneys, pancreas, and skin1. Silymarin can suppress inflammation of cells in the body similar to ways that exercise can help coordinate the response of stressors.  The results of the anti-inflammatory pathways that silymarin can signal leads to cellular repair and maintenance2.  (more…)

July 11, 2018 0

Turmeric, Why It’s A Big Deal

Turmeric, Why It’s A Big Deal

If you enjoy South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine, chances are you’ve come in contact with a spice called turmeric. It is one of the main ingredients in curry dishes and has a vibrant color and flavor1. One of the main reasons why turmeric has been linked to its main health and medical benefits is due to its active ingredient known as curcumin. (more…)

June 13, 2018 0

Migraine Headaches: Common Triggers, Responses

Migraine Headaches: Common Triggers, Responses

Migraine headaches are one of the most common health conditions in the world—more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined.1 Migraine headaches are also one of the top 20 causes of disability among adults.  I wonder how we could change the world if all of these people received proper testing (blood analysis), food allergy testing (if needed), chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage.  How many of them would get great symptomatic relief and truly get their lives back? (more…)

March 15, 2018 0

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

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