What Is The Deal With Gluten?

Guest post by Andrew Graham, NP; Image by Sabine Schulte from Pixabay  Part 1: Celiac Disease Most people these days have at least heard about gluten, or have noticed the increasing popularity of gluten-free diets and gluten-free products. Gluten is a protein complex found in many cereal grains including wheat, barley and rye. [...]

By |2021-09-10T09:41:36-07:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

The Toxic Effects of Glyphosate

Image by FelixMittermeier from Pixabay  Glyphosate, or N-phosphomethyl-glycine, has been the most common herbicide in use around the world for decades. It works by blocking a metabolic pathway which produces the amino acids phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan. Lacking these amino acids, the plant shrivels and dies.  Given a mechanism of action like that, [...]

By |2021-08-20T11:30:36-07:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

How Histamine and Sulfur Are Related

It can be difficult to distinguish the symptoms of histamine intolerance and sulfur intolerance. Both can present with hives, itchiness, asthma, headaches, nausea, fatigue, flushing, and brain fog—and sometimes a problem with one can lead to a problem with the other. The Methylation Connection What connects these two problems is [...]

By |2021-07-09T12:01:04-07:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Lymphatic Detoxification

Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay  I treat a lot of complex patients in my practice, and often many of these patients have more than one thing going on: chronic viral or bacterial infections, biotoxin illness, multiple chemical sensitivity, etc. What most of these conditions have in common is cellular waste. Most detoxification [...]

By |2021-05-21T11:06:27-07:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Detox|0 Comments

The Truth About GMOs

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Arturs Budkevics from Pixabay  Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, have become a hot topic and are part of many debates. However, there is a great deal of confusion about their impact on your health. Do they weaken your health? Do they contribute to cancer and other [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:48:07-07:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Excitotoxins: MSG and Aspartame

Excitotoxicity occurs when a stimulant triggers neurons to fire excessively. The signal comes from the NMDA receptor, which can be triggered by several neurotransmitters, which causes release of calcium within the cell. Because the body always wants to seek balance, excess of any electrolytes draws water from the extracellular space, [...]

By |2021-04-23T06:35:42-07:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Coffee Enemas

I see a lot of environmental illness, chemical sensitivity, and GI symptoms in my practice. Most of the time in cases of suspected or proven solvent toxicity, my recommendations for detoxification include sauna, castor oil packs, constitutional hydrotherapy, and colon hydrotherapy. The latter is performed with water only, though there [...]

By |2021-01-08T11:10:08-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

TGFb1 (Trans Growth Factor beta 1)

Image by skeeze from Pixabay  We treat quite a bit of biotoxin illness in our practice, including mold, Lyme Disease, and other tick-borne illnesses. One of the tests we run very often is TGFb1. This tends to be high in many biotoxin illness patients (though we usually also run complement c3a and c4a, [...]

By |2020-10-23T07:59:36-07:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Resetting Your Circadian Rhythm with Fasting

Image by Monoar Rahman Rony from Pixabay  When an electronic device stops working, what’s the first thing that most of us think to do? Reboot. Hit the reset button. It’s a beautiful solution, because it doesn’t require you to know what’s wrong… often the problem just fixes itself. I wrote here on how fasting [...]

By |2020-09-04T08:03:16-07:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments
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