Join me for an interesting, clinician-friendly conversation on the gut/thyroid axis with Dr. Mike Ruscio. Dr. Ruscio challenges both conventional understanding (where the gut/thyroid relationship isn’t recognized outside the research setting) and in the functional medicine world, where he argues we are often over-treating and over-testing thyroid function.
Top tip for methylation support: research shows that shiitake mushrooms may prevent hyperhomocysteinemia (elevated homocysteine)!
Gluten Free Diets Get a Bad Rap Again
Yoga as Beneficial as Low FODMAPs for IBS
Folic Acid in Utero and Increased Food Allergy Risk
The Genetics of Perception Diversity
The Connection Between Lone Star Tick Bites and Mysterious Meat Allergy
Acne Linked with Dairy Intake – A Reminder
More Isn’t Always Better – Treating Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Elderly May Increase Mortality
Caution Over Newly-Approved BRCA Testing Through 23andme
In this podcast, Chris Kresser talks with Dr. Fitzgerald about being one of the first holistic practitioners to establish a solid online presence; why blogging and writing about functional, ancestral, and integrative approaches to health matter today more than ever
Mother’s milk may be one of the most important panaceas of all time – a true miracle maker with research showing breast milk helps prevent blindness, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, and death in premature infants. Amazing, right?
Dr. Ken Brown began to research compounds that could effectively treat SIBO-related bloating. The result of his work is Atrantil, the only all-natural formulation for treating SIBO-related bloating. In this podcast, Dr. Fitzgerald talks to Dr. Brown about dosing and treating patients with Atrantil, when to run further tests, and what other treatments can be used in conjunction with Atrantil to get the best results.
Connecting the dots between in utero exposure, later health conditions and methylation
Antibacterial mouthwash increases risk for diabetes, modulates nitric oxide
Helpful vs Harmful Microbial Exposures—Getting The Balance Right
Bed Bugs Release Histamine That Can Affect Reactive Patients
A Reminder About High Fructose Sweeteners
IV Vitamin C for Sepsis?
JAMA Meta-Analysis of Fish Oil for CVD; Issues Haven’t Changed in Five Years
Golden Turmeric Milk or Haldi Doodh is a powerful Ayurvedic Indian drink with medicinal properties. It’s a great immunity booster when suffering from cold, cough, sore throat, headaches, joint aches etc.
Food sensitivities and related diseases affect at least 100 million people worldwide and cause a wide variety of illnesses ranging from skin rashes and headaches to chronic intestinal diseases. The commonness of food sensitivities has increased by more than 50% in adults and children in recent years
And so it goes with the global, ready-dissemination of other infections, too, including Ebola, Zika and…severe influenza strains: “An infection in all but the most remote corner of the world can make its way to a major city in a day or less.”