Discover how modern foods, such as processed foods and GMO wheat, contribute to dampness and phlegm formation from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) viewpoint. Learn about dietary modifications, herbal remedies, and holistic approaches to maintain balance and well-being.
C. Auris, a multidrug resistant fungus.
The risk of C. auris infection to otherwise healthy people, including healthcare personnel, is very low!
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) & TCM
If you experience significant improvement in IBS symptoms after administration of antibiotics, or experience constipation and worsening of IBS symptoms upon increasing the amount of fiber in the diet, and experiences worsening of symptoms upon taking a probiotics, or and using proton pump inhibitor medications for heartburn.
Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, microbiome, our bodies & the soil microbiome
What are probiotics? Probiotics are organisms that live inside of all of us, and on us, that provide beneficial function for our health, regulate our immune system, our mental wellbeing, and are vital for our survival. There are THREE different TYPES of organisms: Beneficial, Commensal, & Pathogenic. An imbalance in the microbiome (Gut) can lead … Continue reading Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, microbiome, our bodies & the soil microbiome
Medicinal Mushrooms and Nootropic herbs
Herbs have been researched and for thousands of years in many cultures, and in Chinese culture, this research has been documented as well, so we know a great deal about the brain enhancing qualities of herbs.
Natural Treatments for Autoimmune Disease
Autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, IBD, multiple sclerosis, Type one diabetes, Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and psoriasis etc. are on the rise, with almost 50 million Americans suffering from these disorders.
POST-VIRAL SYNDROME, SIGNS OF INFLAMMATION AND HOW TO FIX IT
Inflammation can operate undercover, without obvious symptoms. It can exist absolutely everywhere, showing up as a symptom for everything from fatigue, depression to osteoarthritis. But unlike some other symptoms, inflammation is invisible. You can suffer from it for years without even knowing! Let's go over what inflammation is, how to recognize even its subtlest signs, and some tips and tricks to help make it go away.
Immune support comes from the microbiome!
The microbiome consists of complex interactions of bacteria, parasites and viruses, and we are the host. On a small scale, most organisms, such as bacteria, have viruses that infect them, and on a larger scale the same thing is true for the planet, in that case we are part of the microbiome, we are the bacteria, virus or parasite.
LIVING WELLNESS Immunity from the ground up!
According to the concept of immunology, no matter if the immune reaction belongs to physiological or pathological factors, all the developing factors are crucial to disease formation. The basic rule for treating illness is to shift the pathological immune reaction to a normal physiological immune reaction.