February 2021 / 58 posts found

Experts Answer Your Questions About Functional Medicine and Mental Health

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Functional medicine specialists Dr. Kabran Chapek, Dr. Eboni Cornish, and Dr. Mark Filidei from Amen Clinics recently hosted a webinar to answer questions about this unique field of medicine and how it relates to mental health. Here are some of the questions they answered during this popular online event. “What is functional medicine and how can it benefit a mental health workup?” Dr. Chapek: Functional medicine, also known as integrative medicine, involves looking at treating the root cause of psychiatric symptoms and looking at the whole person. For instance, inflammation can cause . In addition, brain injuries, specifically mild traumatic […]

Nick Jonas, in His Super Bowl Ad Debut, Aims to Raise Awareness of Dexcom’s Diabetes Tech

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Nick Jonas is no stranger to acting, having begun his career on Broadway at age 8 and recently appeared in films like Midway and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. This content was originally published here.

Captain Sir Tom Moore dies aged 100 after battle with coronavirus | Daily Mail Online

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The Queen tonight led tributes to inspirational war veteran and fundraising hero Captain Sir Tom Moore after he died aged 100 after being admitted to hospital with coronavirus. He had been a beam of light shining through the tragedies of the pandemic and raised more than £32 million for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden before his milestone birthday. His optimistic tone and belief ‘Tomorrow will be a good day’ endeared him to fans around the world, from young to old and his death prompted tributes from figures including Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Today it was announced he […]

Captain Sir Tom Moore dies at 100 after testing positive for Covid | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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Captain Sir Tom Moore, the second world war veteran who raised almost £39m for NHS charities during the first coronavirus lockdown in spring 2020, has died aged 100 after testing positive for coronavirus. His daughters, Hannah and Lucy, confirmed Moore’s death in a statement. They said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear father, Captain Sir Tom Moore. We are so grateful that we were with him during the last hours of his life; Hannah, Benjie and Georgia by his bedside and Lucy on FaceTime. “We spent hours chatting to him, reminiscing about our […]

A Plant-Based Diet Helps Prevent Heart Disease Better Than Nutritional Supplements, Study Review Says

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A new study review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology earlier this week revealed that a plant-based diet may be more effective in protecting against heart disease than vitamin and mineral supplements. Current data estimates that at least 50 percent of Americans regularly take vitamin supplements. Review authors analyzed individual randomized controlled medical trials from previous studies dating back to 2011 and then performed meta-analyses on heart disease outcomes and mortality rates. Findings revealed little supporting evidence that vitamin and nutrition supplements play a significant role in preventing cardiovascular disease, except for one study where it was concluded that taking folic acid prevents heart disease […]

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet: A Functional Medicine Perspective | Dr. Will Cole

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The Specific Carbohydrate Diet: The Basics  The SCD was created in the early 1900s by a physician named Dr. Sidney Haas. Interestingly, it was first created as a treatment of Celiac disease, which is an autoimmune reaction to the protein gluten, found in grains like wheat. Everything about the SCD is centered around healing the gut, including leaky gut and dysbiosis caused by Celiac disease. Essentially, this diet helps you eliminate “specific” carbs that are known to cause bacterial overgrowths, inflammation, and increased gut permeability but doesn’t require you to eliminate all carbs. That way, you can still enjoy certain […]

Type 2 diabetes was misdiagnosed all along, it could actually be several diseases

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What if diabetes wasn’t just one condition with two types, but a whole bunch of diseases under the same label? That’s the conclusion of new research, and it could revolutionise the way we detect and treat diabetes in the future. Analysing past studies covering a total of 14,775 type 1 and type 2 adult-onset diabetes patients across Sweden and Finland, scientists have found five different and distinct disease profiles, including three severe and two mild forms of the condition. The more precise we can be about different categories of diabetes, the better we can understand and treat it, according to […]

Captain Tom Moore in hospital with coronavirus and pneumonia – Mirror Online

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Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice NHS hero Captain Sir Tom Moore is being treated in hospital after he tested positive for Covid. The 100-year-old WW2 veteran has raised more than £30million for the NHS during the […]

Covid: Supporters send Captain Sir Tom Moore best wishes as 100-year-old in hospital with coronavirus | ITV News

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Video report by ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies Supporters have sent Captain Sir Tom Moore their best wishes after it was announced that the 100-year-old has been admitted to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. A Twitter statement from the charity fundraiser’s daughter said that the 100-year-old was hospitalised on Sunday after requiring “help with his breathing” and that he is not in intensive care. Captain Sir Tom’s daughter, Hannah Ingram-Moore, said that her father had had pneumonia for the last few weeks “and last week tested positive for Covid-19”. ITV News understands that due to Captain Sir Tom’s treatment […]

Important announcement : Andrew Weil Integrative Medicine Center releases FAQ on whole food and nutritional supplements related to coronavirus COVID-19

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If you are familiar with Botanical Nutrition, you know that we don’t sell anything. There is no sales pitch here, and while I work in the natural products industry – everything expressed here is my personal opinion, or at least my personal take on the facts. I do not claim to represent any company directly, nor have the statements I make here been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. I make that disclaimer because I’m writing today about an important announcement from the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, which is publicly available and linked here. In it Weil […]