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.
Do you drink bone broth? We love bone broth, routinely drink it and recommend it to clients. It’s nourishing, versatile, and contains nutrients that promote gut and joint healing, reduce inflammation, build beautiful skin, bolster immunity, and strengthen muscle mass. Plus, it makes super-tasty soups and stews.
There has long been confusion about how to best monitor estrogen creams and gels. We have also shared in this confusion, but fortunately, the data has now made the situation much clearer. In this blog, you will see the data that has led us to the following conclusions about monitoring transdermal estrogen:
Dr. Joel Evans – you probably know him as long-time IFM faculty teaching in the Advanced Practice Hormone Module. He’s also donned a newish hat as KBMO’s Medical Director. Dr. Evans loves the FIT test for delayed hypersensitivities to foods, and states that the addition of complement fragment C3d to their test significantly reduced the incidence of false positive results found on standard IgG testing.
Exposure to Dioxins in Humans Linked with Hypertension in Offspring
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Trial Demonstrates Success
Neonatal Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Risk for Adult Schizophrenia by 44%
Does the Uterus Play a Role
Add Prokinetics if Using PPIs
Links Between DNA Methylation and Glioblastoma
Beware Lead in Spices, Including Turmeric
The Brain Microbiome
Chronic pelvic pain affects many of our patients and we already have powerful tools to produce dramatic improvements in these patients. Based on my interview with Jessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC, a systems-based approach is ideally suited to help resolve pelvic pain while addressing other areas of disease at the same time. Drummond has a…
In today’s episode of New Frontiers in Functional Medicine, Dr. Fitzgerald talks with Dr. Corey Schuler about taking a functional approach to helping ease depression and anxiety.
When a nutritional supplement has been studied in more than one dose for one or more indications, it’s imperative to decide what the best starting dose should be in a typical case. This seems simple; however, even reviewing the same data, clinicians can come to opposing conclusion and thus, dosing strategies.
Episode 46: Endotoxemia: The Underlying Reason Most of Your Patients Need Immunoglobulins with Dr. Jill Carnahan
In my podcast with Dr. Jill Carnahan this month, she unleashes a torrent of compelling science and clinical savvy on all things endotoxemia. From heart disease and diabetes to autoimmunity (genetic or acquired) and mast cell activation, Dr. Carnahan is clear that pathological intestinal permeability (she discusses testing, but at this point in her career believes most everyone who sees her with chronic disease has IP) drives inflammation by allowing excess microbial endotoxins- primarily as lipopolysaccharide (LPS) – to enter circulation.
[embed_popupally_pro popup_id=”18″] Nutrigenomics has been one of the biggest trends in Nutrition and Functional Medicine in the last decade. Here are what I consider the most compelling reasons why: The understanding that nutritional factors influence gene transcription and expression The background work of Bruce Ames, and myriad papers since, showing that high dose cofactor nutrient…