Urinary tract infections are among the most common diseases, affecting more than half of all women at some point in life and repeatedly, 25 percent of them. The idea that the urinary tract is a sterile environment has been successfully challenged with the help of technological advances, including culture-independent techniques (qPCR). We now know […]
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The liver is an essential organ in the process of detoxification and synthesis of hormones, having hundreds of critical functions. It is the “blood purifier”, filtering toxins, synthesizing bile, cholesterol and amino acids. Every 3 minutes the liver filters all the blood from the body! Liver health and function can be altered by a […]
Without the billions of microbes in our body, it would be very difficult to break down essential nutrients, receive signals from the body about our hunger or satiety, or keep our immune system under control! The body’s microbiome is a vital part of our immune system; about 70% of our immune cells are located […]
If you believe that you have no viruses in your body, you are wrong! The human body contains extensive colonies of microorganisms, which constitute our microbiome, and which have constantly evolved since the appearance of man. Scientists have recently begun to quantify the microbiome and have found that it is home to at […]
Low cholesterol has already been associated with a number of conditions including low immunity and toxicity, infections and autoimmune diseases. But research in recent years, such as the study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, has shown that the effects of low cholesterol can go even further than the conditions mentioned, namely in […]
The term “intestinal microbiome” is already well known, researched and discussed in the integrative and functional medical field, but less known is the vaginal microbiome and its essential role in the health of the female genital system. A large number of women have symptoms of vaginal infections or dysbiosis in the vaginal microbiome, which […]
Most of the people I work with suffer from a certain degree of adrenal exhaustion, the adrenals being the so-called “stress glands”. Stress happens on several levels : physiological, mental, emotional; it grows exponentially among people living in modern society, with the inability to properly manage it. The Function of The Adrenal Glands […]
Autoimmune illnesses are the result of a storm of triggering factors including: genetic predispositions, exposure to pathogens (such as herpes viruses), intestinal hyperpermeability (“leaky gut”) and malabsorption, gluten consumption, accumulation of toxins from the environment (such as heavy metals and other chemicals) and a traumatic event. The fact that 78% of people with […]
Depression is probably one of the most misunderstood and poorly treated health conditions in our modern era. But this, like any other negative symptom or condition, is based on a number of real causes, which can be systematically determined and solved. Depression is yet another common result of poor brain function and its deterioration. […]
With the new viral infections that are the focus each season and especially the current one, COVID-19, there is much talk once again about the effect of vitamin C therapy for both prevention and healing. But there are many forms of vitamin C and it’s important to know which one to choose, in what quantity […]
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