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Pediatric Functional Medicine Consultations – Duke Integrative Medicine

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What is a Pediatric Functional Medicine Consult? A Pediatric Functional Medicine consultation is a specialty consultation on a particular health issue of concern for children 5 years old and older. During the consultation visit our pediatrician will look at whole-person strategies that address the underlying factors that influence your child’s health, rather than just treating the symptoms of a health condition. The consultation consists of an intensive review of your child’s history and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. This focused visit enables our doctor to give recommendations and assist […]

Is biohacking ethical? It’s complicated. A new Netflix series explains why.

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With the CRISPR-Cas system, scientists just made a giant leap toward genetic engineering humans — but there’s still a lot of work to be done. | Thorsten Schmitt/Shutterstock Unnatural Selection tackles tough questions about CRISPR gene editing, designer babies, and more. Is it ethical to edit your child’s DNA — or your own? Does the answer depend on whether you’re perfectly healthy or have a condition like vision loss or are dying of a degenerative disease? And does it matter whether you’ve got a PhD or never set foot in a college classroom? A new four-episode Netflix documentary series, Unnatural Selection, […]

The Evidence Against The Ketogenic Diet For Cancer

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The ketogenic diet was the most popular diet searched on Google in 2018 and has officially reached mega-fad status, as did the Atkins Diet in its heyday. If you don’t know what the ketogenic diet is, there are, by my estimation, 1.2 zillion articles about it online, so I’m not going to re-explain it here, but basically the ketogenic diet is a diet comprised of 70-80% fat, too much protein, and almost zero carbohydrates. Before I dig in to the ketogenic diet for cancer, I need to say this… Obesity is the second leading cause of cancer. If you are […]

Trump suggests injecting disinfectant into the body to treat coronavirus

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President Trump responded to a presentation by Bill Bryan from the Department of Homeland security on how to fight COVID-19 by suggesting that injecting the body with disinfectant could serve as treatment. In Bryan’s presentation, he explained isopropyl alcohol can kill the virus in 30 seconds.April 23, 2020 This content was originally published here.

Type 1 Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis Causal Variants Defined by Fine Mapping, Functional Analyses

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Researchers used fine mapping and other approaches to prioritize proposed coding and non-coding causal variants at rheumatoid arthritis- and type 1 diabetes-linked loci. This content was originally published here.

Functional Medicine Video Courses

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Functional Medicine Video Courses This content was originally published here.

‘Lock her up!’: Anti-Whitmer coronavirus lockdown protestors swarm Michigan Capitol

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Thousands of demonstrators descended on the state Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on Wednesday to protest Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s restrictive stay-at-home order, clogging the streets with their cars while scores ignored organizers’ pleas to stay inside their vehicles. The protest — dubbed “Operation Gridlock” — was organized by the Michigan Conservative Coalition and the Michigan Freedom Fund, a DeVos family-linked conservative group. Protesters were encouraged to show up and cause traffic jams, honk and bring signs to display from their cars. Organizers wrote on Facebook: “Do not park and walk — stay in your vehicles!” Many ignored the demand. Demonstrators, on […]

This Biohacking Vibrator Is Like a Fitbit for Your Vagina | InStyle.com

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Copyright 2018 Alexey Kuzma/Stocksy Kayla* sits on the edge of her bed scrolling through Lioness, the app she’s been using to track and improve her orgasms. The 29-year-old social media manager tells me she had a particularly good one yesterday, and hands me her phone so I can see. On the screen, there’s a graph of rolling peaks and valleys whose high points represent the repeated vaginal contractions of her climax. Beginning promptly at 8:10 a.m., her orgasm, which she gave herself using Lioness’s dual-stimulating G-spot and clit vibrator, lasted a jaunty eight seconds. From her app, she sees that she […]

Hashimotos Thyroiditis: What is a Functional Medicine Doctor? | My Hashimotos Thyroiditis

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  I get this question all the time on my Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Support Group Facebook page. I had hoped to do a quick post on this before now, but This content was originally published here.

Ketogenic Diet Foods to Avoid: 108 Foods That’ll Slow Your Fat Loss

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Posted on November 4, 2017 Dr. Anthony Gustin is a board-certified sports chiropractor, functional medicine practitioner, entrepreneur, podcast host, and founder of Perfect Keto. Share this Image On Your Site There are 108 ketogenic diet foods to avoid that will slow down (or shut down) your body’s fat burning capability. The list of foods to avoid is extremely important on the ketogenic diet. Remember that carbs must be kept very low to remain in ketosis. Most people need to stay within 20-30 grams of net carbs per day, and protein shouldn’t make up more than 20-25% of total calories. Too […]