Imagine that a simple errand, exhausts you for days. You can barely get out of bed to take a shower or fix a simple meal. For people struggling with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), this is their everyday reality. No matter how much rest they get, they just can’t seem to shake the extreme fatigue they feel.
More data is being uncovered identifying the connection between alterations in gut health and Alzheimer’s. By recognizing the importance of a well-balanced gut microbiome – new methods for treating and preventing dementia have been developed.
Dr. Dale Bredesen of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging has developed the ReCODE protocol to help those with Alzheimer’s fight back – and one piece of the treatment puzzle is reversing insulin resistance.
When you are exposed to an allergen, toxin, and/or injury, these chemical mediators, especially histamine can be released into your body. These chemical mediators can affect multiple organ systems including the respiratory, circulatory, integumentary, digestive, muscular and nervous system.
The right balance of healthy fats such as omega-3, 6, and 9 promote proper absorption of minerals and nutrients, as well as supporting good heart health and weight management. Studies show that a high-fat dairy intake among women actually lowered their risk of diabetes and obesity.
Watching your parent, spouse, or significant “other” struggle to find words and memories can be heartbreaking and often frightening. They may be more forgetful – frequently misplacing items or losing their sense of direction. You may have noticed they take longer completing everyday tasks such as paying bills, preparing dinner or getting dressed.
Today more than 15 million Americans have food allergies. Almost half of these statistics include children under the age of 18 years old. This ever-growing prevalence of food allergies has increased by 50% since the 90’s.
When you’re always searching for the nearest bathroom or unable to join friends at certain restaurants, digestive issues can really hinder your quality of life. You may start secluding yourself from social situations if you’re having constant bouts of intestinal issues.
Another factor that might be standing in your way of better health could be your genes. But you don’t have to let your genes rule your world. The MTHFR gene is important in your body’s proper detoxification process. We will dive deep into how a mutation in this gene may be affecting your health in “Could the MTHFR Gene be the Secret to Healing Your Mold Illness.”
There are plenty of ways to help you detox from these mycotoxins. Learn how to detox from mold and get back to living your best life by reading my article “Detox From Mold with Glutathione – The Mother of All Antioxidants.” Glutathione therapy is crucial after mold exposure to rid your body of the damaging toxins and boost your immune system.
There’s over a 50% chance you could be living in a water-damaged home. This increasing problem of mold is worldwide and can have adverse effects on you and your family. Your immune system can’t handle mold’s tiny little spores and could be the cause of your Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). Find out in our new article this month “Is Mold Triggering Your Mast Cell Activation Syndrome” if these toxins could be wreaking havoc on your body.
When it comes to autoimmune disease, we recommend you find a functional medicine doctor who specializes in autoimmune disease treatment.
We recommend a treatment plan tailored to your needs and concerns, with the caveat that progress while living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is slow work, but very rewarding.
Environmental toxins are everywhere and pretty much unavoidable in today’s world. Dealing with mold toxicity can become a real frustrating hassel when we are already trying to battle everyday toxins. In this month’s articles, we talk about one environmental toxin which could be hindering your mold detox journey – your food. Read “The Mold Detox Diet” to learn what to eat and how to avoid those dirty toxins.
Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases Treatments. Lyme disease treatment can vary from patient to patient. Antibiotics, herbal treatments
CFS is usually diagnosed after a period of six months from the time that you first presented with the fatigue. Chronic fatigue syndrome is an ongoing condition with no outright cure. Treatment is usually focused on pain relief and managing the disease effectively.
Because there are a variety of autoimmune diseases that differ depending on which tissues are being attacked, there is no one symptom that unifies all autoimmune diseases. In fact, because autoimmune diseases involve the immune system, symptoms are often multisystem, which can be very confusing. Autoimmune Disease The untreated autoimmune disease can become more difficult…
Chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms feel very different to the period of recovery after an illness, or even the tiredness experienced by sufferers of depression. Chronic fatigue syndrome makes you feel so tired that you can’t do anything.
Taking care of your Gut. Your gastrointestinal tract takes in food and drinks everyday – pulling and creating important nutrients while keeping pathogens out so you stay healthy and well. When your gastrointestinal tract is doing a good job it’s easy to take it for granted.
Autoimmune diseases affect millions of people every year and that number keeps growing. While there isn’t a consensus as to why autoimmune diseases are on the rise, chances are it’s due to several different factors, which may vary from person to person to cause the immune system to overreact.
A healthy, light and fluffy muffin recipe with a hidden vegetable inside- A sweet potato! These flourless sweet potato muffins need only one bowl and are packed full of protein, fiber and take less than 25 minutes to whip up- Naturally gluten-free, vegan and sugar-free, it’s the perfect healthy snack to enjoy, especially this festive season!