What do depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism, epileptic seizures and many other mental and behavioral disorders have in common? A dysfunctional digestive system. The digestive system has been called the “second brain”. The enteric nervous system (ENS), a branch of the autonomic nervous system, which is in the digestive system, can communicate and function independently […]
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Alternative medicine and especially functional and integrative medicine recognizes the importance of a well functioning gastrointestinal system for good health. This includes, among many other actions, removal of problematic pathogens from the body. Parasites, bacteria and fungi are able to generate a wide range of imbalances and illnesses. But the presence of latent […]
Children didn’t break bones as easily back in the days as they do today. The elderly weren’t as susceptible to falls and hard to heal bone fractures either. As with everything in our health and nutrition, over time, the skeletal system had to suffer too, and was forced to adapt and deal with whatever […]
The liver is one of the most overburdened organs in the body of the modern man. It works non-stop and makes a considerably effort filtering toxins, synthesizing bile, cholesterol and amino acids. Every 3 minutes the liver filters out all the blood in the body! Even if you do not consume alcohol, smoke, eat […]
When your health condition worsens naturally, you want to know why. Especially if it refers to digestion and intestinal health. The more researchers study the microbiome, the more we realize how important it is. An increasing number of recent studies have focused on determining how we acquire microbes present in the body and their influence […]
There are around 86 diets on the market at this moment and counting. How do you determine which one is right for you? Trial and error? Your best friend’s advice? One of Hollywood’s celebrities advice? A magazine? TV news? Online forums? If you’re looking for that perfect diet, you have to admit you already tried […]
Have you ever wondered how can the thyroid, such a small butterfly shaped gland be responsible of so many negative symptoms that affect your entire metabolism? This happens because the thyroid functions are interconnected with each system in the organism. If the thyroid doesn’t work well, neither do you and you can’t possibly feel […]
It has been decades since the population was inoculated with the idea that foods high in cholesterol should be avoided, in order to prevent heart disease. However, the clinical and historical evidence and the studies on this matter provide solid evidence: there is no good reason to avoid high cholesterol foods. One of the […]
Unfortunately many people believe that any health problem can be solved with a pill, a local treatment, a lab test or a vaccine! The reality we are experiencing today is that this approach failed miserably countless of times. The human body is just way too complex to assume that such approaches might efficiently work […]
So many people these days have problems with grain consumption. Gluten sensitivities, obesity and celiac disease are on the rise and directly related to grain consumption, especially processed grain. Sensitivities became so severe in some people that they can?t even tolerate soaps containing gluten on their bodies. All kind of high protein, no-grain diets advise […]
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