January 2021 / 73 posts found

The Mycotoxin Endocrine Axis | Sanctuary Functional Medicine

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Whether conventional medicine likes it or not, we must recognize a mycotoxin endocrine axis which modulates our hormonal balance.  In the endocrine world, we speak the hypothalamic pituitary axis or the hypothalamic pituitary thyroid axis among others.   This term, axis, highlights the interplay between the brain (hypothalamus and pituitary) and the given endocrine gland in regulating body functions through the gland’s hormones.  Mycotoxins, though coming in as an intruder, interacts in multiple ways with our body function such that it could be called an axis of influence as well. While almost a billion dollars is lost yearly in the agricultural […]

92 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease

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Human life, just like all life on earth, depends on appropriate pH levels in and around living organisms and cells. For us, a tightly controlled pH level in the serum of about 7.4 – that’s a slightly alkaline range – is needed in order to ensure survival. Increasing industrialization, especially in developed nations like the United States, has lead to increasing CO2 deposition – resulting in the pH of the ocean dropping from 8.2 to 8.1, a change which has had a negative impact on marine life. Even the pH balance of the soil we grow our food in has […]

Watching New Zealand’s Covid success from bungling Britain has been torture | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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Like most Britons this past year, I’ve spent more time than I care to admit doomscrolling social media. But in between the muted festive lockdown celebrations, I also saw photos of crowded house parties, family barbecues and road trips to baches and beaches. My social feeds have split into alternate realities. Because although I’m a British citizen living in Oxford, I’m also a resident of New Zealand, where things really couldn’t be more different. As a resident of two countries, with friends and family in each, I’m used to witnessing events and political developments in both places at once. Usually […]

Ambulance workers in coronavirus-hit Los Angeles told to stop transporting patients likely to die – ABC News

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Los Angeles ambulance workers have been told to stop transporting some patients with extremely low survival chances to hospital, and to limit oxygen use, as record COVID-19 cases overwhelm medical resources. Key points: Medics have been ordered not to transport adult cardiac arrest patients if they cannot be resuscitated in the field California has emerged as the latest epicentre of the US coronavirus pandemic, with nearly 4,000 deaths in the past two weeks alone, and hospitals bracing for another surge expected from the holiday period. In Los Angeles, where packed hospitals have been turning away ambulances, medics were on Monday […]

5 Super Healthy Herbal Supplements & Spices

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Herbs and spices have been used for thousands of years to aid in health and even potentially reduce or eliminate diseases. Although most believe these are just folktales or ancient remedies, there is actually some impressive science testing these, validating their use as effective health supplements in modern day life. Throughout this article, I’ll provide a summary of the science behind 5 of my favorite herbs and spices, which I suggest to help optimize health, fat loss and even aid in reducing disease risk! Cinnamon May Prevent Insulin Resistance As a popular spice often used to add a unique taste […]

Best Supplements for PCOS – Root Functional Medicine

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Diet and lifestyle make a huge difference in treating the root cause of PCOS. However, we also use targeted supplementation with our PCOS clients based on their clinical history and individualized labs.  In this blog, we’ll review the best supplements for PCOS, how they help treat hormonal imbalance, and which dosage to consider for best results.  Inositol is one of the best supplements for PCOS due to its benefits in controlling blood sugar.  Up to 70 percent of women with PCOS have some degree of insulin resistance (1). This occurs when your cells become resistant to insulin, a hormone responsible […]

ALAMIN: Paano iiwasan ang mga komplikasyon ng diabetes?

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Paliwanag ng eksperto, maaaring magkaroon ng komplikasyon ang diabetes mula ulo hanggang paa dahil dumadaloy ang dugo sa buong katawan. This content was originally published here.

Large numbers of health care and frontline workers are refusing to get the coronavirus vaccine

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Despite having been prioritized as the first recipients of the coronavirus vaccine, a large number of health care and frontline workers are passing on the vaccine. Early reports from across the country show that health care and frontline workers are refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. In Ohio, 60% of nursing home employees decided not to take the coronavirus vaccine. Last week, Gov. Mike DeWine (R) reacted to the low participation numbers by saying, “We aren’t going to make them but we wish they had a higher compliance.” He added that he was “troubled” by how many nursing home workers […]

Democratic congresswoman to vote on House floor 6 days after announcing positive coronavirus test

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., calls Pelosi a ‘legendary legislative leader.’ He also calls on Senate Majority Leader McConnell to allow the $2,000 stimulus checks bill to move forward in the Senate. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., said she intends to vote on the House floor on Sunday, despite announcing six days ago that she tested positive for coronavirus, as Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hunts for every vote she can get in her push to reprise her role as House speaker. Moore announced on Dec. 28 that she had tested positive for coronavirus, though she did not specify which day she tested positive. She has […]

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