by Dr. James Meschino on 13 April 2020 in Fibromyalgia

Our research topic today highlights revised medical recommendations for the common arthritic-like condition known as fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is one of the most challenging and frustrating conditions for doctors to treat. It affects 2% of the population, which would include 5 million Americans and over 1.5 million Canadians. The condition affects more women than men by a 7:1 ratio. Most of ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 23 March 2020 in Fibromyalgia, Depression, Cardiovascular disease, Arthritis

Our topic today is how saturated fat promotes inflammation. We know that chronic inflammation plays a key role in promoting and worsening arthritic conditions and autoimmune diseases, as well as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. In my own clinical practice, it became very apparent that a person’s diet and lifestyle played an important role in the inflammatory process. People ...

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by Dr. James Meschino on 6 January 2020 in Fibromyalgia, Cardiovascular disease, Blood Pressure

An important review paper on Coenzyme Q10 was published in the Journal, Nurse Prescribing, in 2013. Coenzyme Q10 or CoQ10 as it is also known, is a vitamin-like substance that the body makes. The problem is, by our mid-twenties, our body starts producing less of it. Source: Journal Nurse Prescribing (2013)Nutrition / Natural Medicine Update (August 12, 2016)An important review paper ...

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