Testosterone therapy is a $2 Billion industry as men seek its use for a variety of reasons, but does it pose a threat to fueling prostate cancer?
What is vaginal dysbiosis?
About 20 years ago when I was a massage therapist in NYC, I had a pregnant patient who came back from the Hamptons with a tick bite. Her right ear swelled up and she experienced flu-like symptoms. It was worrisome and she even wondered if this tick bite would affect her developing baby.
It's not just a gut feeling. There is tangible evidence that CFS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is either accompanied or caused by gram negative enterobacteria that migrates through the gut wall. Normally kept in check by tight gap junctions in the intestines, these enterobacteria translocate easily through a permeable mucosa membrane causing elevated IgM and IgA markers for endotoxins in the blood. This in turn causes systemic oxidative stress.
If you've been in practice long enough you definitely see Lyme and other tick-borne infections.
Lyme affects every organ system. Treatment requires addressing hormones, brain chemistry, adrenal exhaustion, heavy metals and other circulating pathogens.
Chronic disease is complex and complicated.
Your child recently got diagnosed with food allergies at our office. Now what? Here's my go-to list of how to prepare you and your child for the school year.
What are CD69 receptors and what do they have to do with psoriasis? Researchers identified CD69 leukocyte activation receptors were in inflammatory skin cells linked to psoriasis, but they were not clear about their role.
There is a significant association between psoriasis and Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Lyme disease is not only evolving, but increasing dramatically in the United States. Especially in the Northeast.
Celiac disease affects one in 133 Americans.
It is four times more common today and 80% of individuals with celiac go undiagnosed or wrongly diagnosed for years. Celiac and other autoimmune diseases; lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease are all linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Do you have celiac disease and don't know it?