Ehler's Danlos syndrome symptoms

What You Need to Know About Ehler’s-Danlos

Extreme flexibility and hyper-mobile joints. Thin fragile skin that bruises easily. Digestive problems like constipation and heartburn. While these unpleasant symptoms might seem unrelated, they all have something in common – they can all be caused by a disorder known as Ehler’s-Danlos Syndrome. And recent research is uncovering just how this perplexing disorder can cause…

detoxing the liver

The Truth About Liver Detoxes: Do You Really Need One?

Do a quick Google search or flip through some popular health magazines and you’re bound to find countless “detoxes” and “cleanses” claiming to do everything from help you lose weight to clearing up your skin. One type of protocol that garners significant attention is a “liver cleanse” or “liver detox.” While purging our bodies of…

what depletes glutathione

What Depletes Glutathione? And How to Boost Your Glutathione Levels

It seems like everywhere you turn there’s someone touting a secret cure-all that will relieve all your health woes. Whether it’s to turn back the hands of time, shed unwanted pounds, boost your energy levels, or heal from a chronic illness – everyone’s got some “magic concoction” to improve your health.  As great as it…

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Do Neurodegenerative Diseases Actually Begin in the Gut?

Involuntary tremors. Increased forgetfulness. Difficulty with finding words. Feelings of depression and anxiety. These are just a few of the devastating effects associated with neurodegeneration – a slow progressive breakdown of the brain’s ability to function correctly. And while the brain and nervous system may be the target of these debilitating disorders, there is mounting evidence…

vagus nerve

Is the Vagus Nerve the Secret to Beating Chronic Fatigue?

Recently, more research has been published that may bring us a little closer to identifying the culprit responsible for causing chronic fatigue syndrome – the vagus nerve. Let’s take a look at the fascinating research behind how the vagus nerve can cause chronic fatigue – and how it might just be the answer to beating this complicated disorder.