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…
Today we’re going to dive into interleukin-6’s role in immune function – and more importantly, how to keep your levels in check so your immune system runs at full force.
Let’s take a look at exactly how you can best protect yourself from coronavirus while living with Lyme disease.
In one way or another, we’re all touched by depression. But if you or a loved one has ever sought help for depression, you’ve probably come across the same textbook explanation: Depression is a result of chemical imbalances in your brain that affect your mood. In other words, depression is “in your head.”
New research in Finland is finding that the reason could be largely mold. I’ve talked about mold and dementia before, and these findings further support the effect of mycotoxins on inflammation and dementia.
Lithium is a misunderstood naturally occurring element that’s used as a medication. It’s known for its mood stabilizing properties as a psychotropic drug. While you probably consider lithium to be a serious mind altering medication, the fact of the matter is lithium can often be found in low levels in our drinking water ranging from trace amounts to 0.17 mg/L.
Blood flow restriction exercise is a training method where a cuff is applied to a certain part of the body, which restricts blood flow while a low load exercise is performed.
Why would you want to restrict the blood flow to an area of the body?
We now know there are strong associations between gut health, inflammation, and slow metabolism, weight gain, and diabetes. Although we have known there was a connection for quite a while we weren’t sure was exactly how this was happening.
Infrared saunas have numerous health benefits including helping your body rid itself of toxins, reduce inflammation, and increase blood flow.
Here’s a simple and healthful Sautéed Garlicky Greens recipe for you to enjoy. Originally posted on Andrea Beaman. Most folks know that leafy green vegetables can highly benefit the heart and vascular system. They are filled with vitamins and anti-inflammatory antioxidants including vitamin A, C and K. Plus they are rich in fiber that binds with waste…
Our immune system is a powerful force inside each one of us! This protective system is charged with the job of responding to foreign invaders to keep us in optimal health. Most of us don’t think too much about this system until it is not working correctly.
An amazing discovery a few years ago revolutionized our ability to understand the gut and permeability and how this impacts a wide range of health conditions from cancer to autoimmune disease to inflammation and food sensitivities. This little molecule, Zonulin, has quite a story… Zonulin Is The “Doorway” To Leaky Gut Zonulin opens up…