MSM For Autoimmune Disease and Joint Pain

Table of Contents Overview MSM is a natural supplement that has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects in many health conditions, including autoimmune diseases. It also plays an important role in supporting joint cartilage, which can be extremely helpful in preserving joint cartilage in cases of rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and other autoimmune […]

Nutritional loss by Proton Pump Inhibitor

Vitamin Mineral Deficiencies Caused by Proton Pump Inhibitor PPI’s Drugs Simple steps to prevent serious health consequences

Our research story today cites the October 19, 2016, report in Medscape, which highlights the risk of developing nutrient deficiencies and some serious side effects, as a result of taking drugs used to manage indigestion, heartburn, peptic ulcer, and GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). These drugs are known as PPI’s or Proton Pump Inhibitors, as they […]

Fibromyalgia: New Medical Treatment Recommendations

Fibromyalgia New Medical Treatment Recommendations

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 […]

How Saturated Fat Increases Inflammation

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 […]

Health benefits of CoQ10 | Global Integrative Medicine Academy

Interaction between Caffeine Alertness Sleep Performance and Health Risks

An important review paper on Coenzyme Q10 supplementation 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. By the time we are 50 yrs. and […]