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Are You Germophobic with Your Baby?

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2015
Infants whose gut is colonized by ES. coli bacteria early in life have a higher number of memory B cells in their blood. according to an article posted in the May of 2012 issue of the Journal of Immunology. There has been a trend caused by an increasingly hygienic lifestyle where this colonization is occuring later than in previous decades. This is believed to...

Autoimmunity

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
Autoimmunity is preventable and treatable, usually without drugs. Modern medicine has potent drugs that can save lives in extreme situations such as anaphylaxis or angioedema by suppressing symptoms, but only occasionally does it deal with underlying causes. The cause of autoimmune conditions is related to overstimulation of the immune system from a toxic environment...

Autoimmunity Health Assessment

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  In this Health Assessment we will ask you about the specific autoimmune disorder you have, what drugs or CAM approaches you're using, what options might be considerations for treatment, and explore what possible causes might be useful in management. There is an epidemic of autoimmune diseases, the most common of which include hay fever,...

Autoimmunity Overview

submitted by: admin on 08/16/2016
There is an epidemic of autoimmune diseases that include hay fever, asthma, diabetes, collagen vascular diseases, and hypothyroidism. The causes of this epidemic range from heavy metal toxicity to drugs and environmental toxins. Our immune system attacks our tissues and we use drugs to suppress our immune system. There are other options for treatment that relate...

Diabetes Prevention with Russ Jaffe, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
It is possible to identify chemicals that induce autoimmunity and diabetes. It is possible to treat diabetes on the basis of the LRA by ELISA/ACT test, which is explained.      

Digestion, the Key to Longevity with Ellen Cutler, MD, DC

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The digestive tract is the key to health and vitality. Food allergies are very common and they are generally resolved by digestive enzymes; the mechanism is described. Without nutrients we don't have the raw materials to build the products the body needs. The immune system is intimately related to digestive problems and cause autoimmunity.        

Gut Microflora and Colon Cancer

submitted by: admin on 04/24/2014
Studies from the Wistar Institute published in April of 2014 suggest that the microbes that make up the microflora of the intestinal tract can suppress DNA repair in the cells lining the intestinal tract and lead to colorectal cancer. It is only recently that most gastroenterologists have begun to appreciate the importance of the microflora in the gut. We...

Healing With Enzymes Ellen Cutler, DC, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Digestion is just one aspect of what the GI tract does. It also regulates absorption and blockage of toxins and immunity. It is the first gate of entry into the body and its importance is generally far underappreciated. Enzymes can be used to profoundly affect digestion and the products it creates that are related to health and disease.        

Menopause and Enzymes with Ellen Cutler, MD, DC

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Menopause can be managed with enzymes and without hormone replacement most of the time. Good digestion is crucial to good health. Toxification is underappreciated. Overeating and excessive sugar consumption induce menopausal symptoms. BioSet to detect food and other allergies can help prevent leaky gut syndrome and improve digestion and quality of life.          

Preview: Autoimmunity

submitted by: admin on 12/13/2017
There is an epidemic of autoimmune diseases that include hay fever, asthma, diabetes, collagen vascular diseases, and hypothyroidism. The causes of this epidemic range from heavy metal toxicity to drugs and environmental toxins. Our immune system attacks our tissues and we use drugs to suppress our immune system. There are other options for treatment that relate...

Stress, the GI Tract, and Immunity

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
The effects of stress on immunity has been studied and shows that it even affects the number and types of microbes that can survive in the human GI tract. Probiotics have a lot to do with digestion, synthesis of vitamins such as vitamin K, B5, B6 and biotin, stimulation of immunity, and regulation of immunity. Many scientists consider the stool in the gut an...

The Menopause Cure with Ellen Cutler

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
The reason why women experience menopause is far more than hormone fluctuations. Over-consumption of carbohydrates is what Dr. Cutler believes is the underlying cause of menopausal symptoms. Taking a digestive enzyme and avoiding grains has helped her patients. She contends that grains cannot be digested and an autoimmune reaction develops that leads to symptoms...

Vitamin D

submitted by: admin on 02/16/2015
Over the past decade we've come to understand that vitamin D is vital for normal cell biochemistry. When levels of vitamin D are low we are at high risk for many diseases that include type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart attacks, strokes, osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, many cancers, depression, muscle and joint pains, Alzheimer's disease, and many...

Vitamin D3 Protects Against Viruses, Cancer, and Autoimmunity

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2016
  A report in the journal, Journal of Leukocyte Biology, showed that levels of vitamin D3 below 20 ng/ml led to a higher incidence of viral infections, cancer, and autoimmune disorders. This, of course, suggests that supplementing with vitamin D3 could help prevent or treat these conditions. Low levels of vitamin D3 lead to higher production of antibodies...