CBD is a hot-topic nutraceutical! But can it really help with cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease? Where does it fit in a full Functional Medicine approach? Sort fact from fiction with Dr. Litwin and Lara Zakaria, our Nutrition Team Manager, in this short, informational video. Full transcript below… For more help with cognitive decline, visit…
Episode 63: Best Strategies to Prevent Cognitive Decline with Grain Brain Author and Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter
In this episode of New Frontiers, Dr. Fitzgerald talks with Dr. Perlmutter about the best strategies for preventing and slowing cognitive decline, and how his thinking about preventive lifestyle strategies has evolved since he published his first book Grain Brain.
Alpha-Gal Red Meat Allergy from Tick Bites More Likely Than Previously Thought
Cytomegalovirus Activates Airway Immune Cells to React to Environmental Allergens
Harvard Scientists Highlight Metabolic Disruption from Propionate, a Food Additive
Teasing Out Mechanisms by Which Skin Barrier Breakdown Contributes to Food Allergy
More Evidence for Time-Restricted Eating
Food-Sourced Nutrients are Better than Supplements
Imagine the day when you and your patient can view their health metrics on one digital platform. The day when one-dimensional testing – blood, genetics, and microbiome – are combined to provide a whole-body health picture – both inside and out. A day when all this testing is done through user-friendly, affordable, at-home test kits that offer the most advanced analytical technology. Well, that day is here.
Methylation and sulfuration are complex processes and assessing them in practice takes skill, knowledge, and consideration of multiple genes and other factors. Lucky for us, we have the incredible Dr. David Quig from Doctor’s Data on the podcast today, getting into the nitty-gritty about assessing methylation in clinical practice.
A huge, constant question we get from clinicians and patients is: what to do about refractory SIBO? Patients want hope, clinicians want to successfully resolve… Listen to my podcast to discover what one of the greatest minds thinks about all this and more.
In today’s podcast, I chat with my friend and fellow laboratory geek Mark Newman, founder and president of Precision Analytical (creators of DUTCH), about his recent publication [Evaluating urinary estrogen and progesterone metabolites using dried filter paper samples and gas chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (GC–MS/MS)], smartly published in an open access – and reputable – journal, BMC Chemistry, so it’s available to all, free of charge.
Cortisol and Sleep: The HPA Axis Activity Connection. Research in this area has been bursting forth recently, so I’m thrilled to feature a sponsored blog from Integrative Therapeutics written by one of my mentors, Tori Hudson, ND. You’re likely familiar with Dr. Hudson – her highly regarded Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine is a staple on many clinician’s shelves, including mine.
New Uses for N-Acetylcysteine
It’s Never too Late to Exercise
FDA Approves Imports of GMO Salmon
Fructose Consumption Mimics Chronic Stress States
New Brain Cells are Possible Even in Your Eighties
Diet Helps Protect Against Effects of BPA Exposure
Topical Corticosteroids Appear to Promote Type 2 Diabetes
One of the bright lights in the naturopathic/FxMed world, Dr. Lyn Patrick has devoted much of her career to training physicians in environmental medicine. She’s got loads of exquisitely valuable information, and I spent every inch of our hour together mining as much as I can for you. Take a listen and let me know what you think.