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The Microbiome and the Gut-Brain Connection (Part 1)

The Microbiome and the Gut-Brain Connection (Part 1)

What is the Blood-Brain Barrier? We have covered the first high security 'checkpoint' the Epithelial gut barrier, now we need to focus on the super high security 'checkpoint' the Blood-Brain Barrier ( BBB).   Diagram 1: The Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) Diagram 1...

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The Microbiome and Dis-ease (Part 2)

The Microbiome and Dis-ease (Part 2)

The Epithelium– the Weak Link ? It is important to start with the Intestinal epithelium gut barrier, since, loss of integrity here begins ignition of so many physiological and psychological disorders.  I suppose you could consider it the weakest link but in some...

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The Microbiome and Dis-ease (Part 1)

The Microbiome and Dis-ease (Part 1)

In previous articles about the microbiome we explored the microbiome and its host connection with digestion and the Immune system. We have simply 'wetted the appetite' since these subjects are highly complex and there are volumes of research and many books that are...

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The Microbiome and The Immune System

The Microbiome and The Immune System

It never ceases to amaze me that as science uncovers more intricate knowledge of human functional systems, the more poking and prodding scientists want to do in terms of restoring health.  It is human nature to control everything coupled with the need to dominate, and...

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The Microbiome and Digestion

The Microbiome and Digestion

The Microbiome in the human organism is a vast ecosystem of microorganisms that live and thrive throughout the long tunnel that runs from our mouths to our anus like microbial wallpaper. Externally there are vast colonies that live on our bodies, in our mouth,on our...

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Iodine

Iodine

Why is Iodine so Important? Thyroid disorders are becoming an ever increasing problem these days and there is a tremendous amount of confusion concerning iodine. If you suffer from a thyroid condition such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease, or...

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‘Ome’ Research- Genetics and Epigenetics

‘Ome’ Research- Genetics and Epigenetics

In the last century we have gleaned so much knowledge about ourselves physiologically. We have completed a tremendous project in 2003 called the Human Genome Project (HGP)in a quest to discover how our genes express disease. Francis Collins the director of the...

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5 Ways to Eliminate your Emotional Stress

5 Ways to Eliminate your Emotional Stress

The 3 Stressors There are 3 chronic stressors that all affect your body in the same way:      Physical      Chemical      Emotional Of these 3 stressors, emotional stress can be one of the most difficult stressors to deal with.  Physical stress is relatively easy to...

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Stress is the Cause of Every Disease

Stress is the Cause of Every Disease

This might sound like a bold statement, however after reading the research in this article you might begin to realize how much of a role stress plays in health, healing, and disease.  You’ve probably heard or read statements like “Stress Kills” but let’s look at the...

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

What’s all the hype about? If you do a search on vitamin D, you’ll notice that there has been plenty of hype over this one vitamin in the past several years. If you’re also a fan of reading scientific research, you’ll notice that there are hundreds of research...

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The Autonomic Nervous System

The Autonomic Nervous System

I explain in many of my videos the 2 parts to the Autonomic Nervous system. You have the Parasympathetic Nervous System which controls rest, healing, and the digestive system. Then you have the Sympathetic Nervous system which is the fight or flight response. The...

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What Supplements Should I take?

What Supplements Should I take?

Many doctors today are recommending supplements in the same way they would prescribe a medication to cover up a symptom or treat an illness. It's important to keep in mind that supplements aren't actually that vital to the healing process. The only reason I recommend...

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