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Is my hair loss normal?

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Phimchanok Srisuriyamart from Pixabay  Hair loss is something I commonly see in practice. Although it is often not caused by something life-threatening, it can be distressing for many people leading to intense emotional suffering.  What is the normal amount of hair loss? First, let’s talk [...]

By |2020-08-07T08:07:07-07:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

Did a virus trigger your Hashimoto’s?

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Anastasia Gepp from Pixabay  The link between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Hashimoto’s What is Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Hashimoto thyroiditis is a chronic, autoimmune inflammation of the thyroid. It results when the body attacks the cells of the thyroid gland — an autoimmune reaction. It often begins [...]

By |2020-07-24T08:14:10-07:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

Germ Versus Terrain Theory

Guest Post by Dr Mariah Mosley, Image by Sascha Fritz from Pixabay  We have all heard a lot lately about asymptomatic (symptom-free) carriers of infectious illness. This idea is based upon what's called Germ Theory: the idea that germs are the enemy, to be directly attacked or avoided. The opposite of Germ [...]

By |2020-05-29T07:36:53-07:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses|0 Comments

Do I need to make a face mask?

Image by Gabriele Lässer from Pixabay Guest post by: Dr Mariah Mosley I spent my Saturday evening watching an interview from a PhD biochemist, cellular and molecular biologist, and virologist, Dr. Judy Mikovits. She has spent the majority of her career working in the National Cancer Institute and high security bio-weapons labs.  [...]

By |2020-05-01T08:32:10-07:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses|0 Comments

Natural Ways to Lower Lipoprotein(a)

I wrote here on lipoprotein(a) generally—what it is (a cholesterol analogue) and why it is far more concerning from a cardiovascular standpoint than elevated cholesterol by itself. Essentially the concern comes down to the fact that Lp(a) both decreases the breakdown of clots and acts as a strong adhesive in blood vessels, [...]

By |2020-01-10T07:45:39-07:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Nutrition|0 Comments

Manganese and Zinc in Lyme Disease

Many of my patients with chronic infections struggle with low iron levels—perhaps not overt anemia (though sometimes this is present too), but often low iron saturation in the bloodstream, and low ferritin, the storage form of iron. This is because most organisms—bacteria, viruses, and fungi—use iron for various functions of [...]

By |2019-12-06T11:32:05-07:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses|0 Comments

Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) for Biotoxin Illness

We treat a lot of biotoxin illness (mold and Lyme or other tick-borne illnesses) and CIRS (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) at Nature Cure Family Health, using many of the principles first put forth by Dr Ritchie Shoemaker. There is a bit of a debate among doctors who treat biotoxin illness regarding whether [...]

By |2019-11-01T08:53:28-07:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses|0 Comments