• Probiotics Improve Major Depressive Disorder 

    Probiotics could also be called “Psycho-biotics” because of the significant influence that they have on brain and mood. Many studies have looked at the connection between the gut microbiome and mood. Chen et al.,2018 analyzed differences in the composition of the gut microbiota in both men and women with major depressive disorder (MDD) and compared

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  • Foods That Can Worsen Symptoms In Autistic Children

    Wheat, Eggs & Dairy Can Worsen Symptoms in Autistic Children I am a huge advocate of eliminating gluten from the diet. Especially for those suffering from a neurological disorder or cognitive issues. Aristo Vojdani is the immunologist who developed the complex testing from Cyrex Labs. He conducted a very interesting study showing that the cerebellar proteins

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  • The Under-tested Parathyroid Gland: The Importance of Testing

    The Parathyroid glands are 4 small glands of the endocrine system which are located in the neck behind the thyroid.  They secrete parathyroid hormone (PTH), and are essential organs for the regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism. They measure the amount of calcium in the blood every minute of every day… and if the calcium levels go

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  • Leaky Gut: How to test for it & How to heal it

    Increased Intestinal Permeability, or “Leaky Gut,” is the name for when the tight junctions in your gut lining break apart and allow all kinds of food particles and antigens to cross through, that are normally too big to cross through your gut lining. Why You Should Care About This: In hundreds of peer reviewed studies,

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  • The Implications of Constant Stress on Your Brain

     Stress can make you feel like this. Have you have ever experienced severe stress at some point in your life? Whether it be studying for an exam, constant money or family troubles, going through a traumatic break up, dealing with a micro-managing boss at work, either way stress is terrible. At night you may have

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