Fragrances are slow toxins which can disrupt the endocrine-immune-neural axis possibly causing the unprecedented rates of diabetes, cancer, neural ailments, teratogenicity, and transgender instances. R
We’ve already discussed how parts in fragrance can act as haptens and cause allergic sensitization (in this hapten post and this fragrance post), so in today’s post we will be discussing more mechanisms as to how fragrance can disrupt your immune system. Read More
In this post we will focus on the mast cell-glia (microglia, astrocyte, oligodendrocyte) interaction with our body and how they contribute to chronic inflammatory diseases such as CIRS and SALI. Read More
In this post, we will discuss therapeutic and off-label effects of Cyproheptadine (Periactin), as well as side effects and mechanisms of this drug. Read More
Right now as I write this, I am watching the morning sun, sitting on a bench in Dolores Park with my shirt off an laptop out - in 50ºF weather!
Last night I had no sleep as I just traveled from FL to CA and helping my brother pack until 4am… and I woke up around 5am (8am my normal time… thanks jetlag).
That’s why I believe today’s topic of discussion should be circadian rhythm cues, also called Zeitgebers.
Zeitgebers (the German word for “time givers”) are signals that help synchronize the body's circadian clock with the environment.
In this post, we will discuss the most common zeitgebers, how they affect our circadian rhythm, and how we can use them to enhance our sleep, stress, weight, social life, and more. Read More
Ciguatoxins are a harmful byproduct of marine life and their exposure can cause both acute and chronic long term neurological effects.
In this post, we will discuss how ciguatoxins can cause CIRS, brain fog, and loss of NAD+. Read More
Right now there is a toxic red algal bloom occuring where I live. It is common to have this type of bloom during this kind of weather, especially in Florida, but the presence of this on the east coast is pretty rare.
According the Miami Herald, the start of the bloom occurred during the weekend of September 2018. R
Today were going to talk about red tides, how they happen and some of the main neurotoxins effects on human biology. Read More
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of napping and techniques to improve your naps. Read More
Are you someone who could handle their alcohol until getting sick, then any sort of alcohol in any amount may make you sick?
This is a common problem with those after their immune system has gone haywire.
In this post, I will breakdown and discuss mechanisms behind the loss of tolerance towards alochol Read More
Do you get the odd sensation of body buzzing like your body is moving when you are completely still?
The feeling could be when laying down at the end of the day, but it feels like something is either buzzing next to you or inside of you.
These are what I call Internal Tremors or Body Buzzing.
This is not primarily anxiety based, although the unknown cause of this odd phenomenon can trigger anxious feelings. Read More
Spilanthes is a genus of plants that have major potential as an aphrodisiac and anti-aging tool.
In this post, we will discuss spilanthes, the benefits of its bioactive components, and where to get it. Read More
Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases which can affect multiple organ systems including the lips and genitals.
In this post, we will discuss herpes (HSV-1 and HSV-2), how it affects the body, and the best ways to counteract/prevent infection. Read More
Ku shen (sophora flavescens) is a root with powerful effects on cancer, metabolic diseases, neurological disorders and more.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of ku shen, its caveats, and where to buy ku shen. Read More
In this post, we will discuss underlying mechanisms and pathologies of tinnitus, genetic predispositions, and effective ways to combat tinnitus. Read More
Ecklonia cava is a powerful brown algae that shows promising potential in many metabolic diseases.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of Ecklonia cava, where to buy it, and its mechanism of action. Read More
Phoenixin is a peptide that regulates reproductive function, behavior, sensory perception, memory retention, cardiovascular health and food intake. Read More
In this post, we will discuss what parvalbumin is, how it plays a role in chronic illnesses, and what you can do to increase it. Read More
In this post we will discuss the downsides of uranium and proven/effective methods for protecting/removing uranium from the body. Read More
Zeolites are very promising for improving environment protection, detoxication, human nutrition status and immunity, separation of various biomolecules and cells, construction of biosensors and detection of biomarkers of various diseases, proper drug/gene delivery, antioxidant regulation, and tissue engineering.
In this post, we will discuss where zeolites come from, its benefits/downsides, and where to get zeolite. Read More
Catuaba is a powerful plant that can improve depression, anxiety, fatigue, and more.
In this post, we will discuss the different forms of Catuaba (true vs non-true catuabas), the benefits of catuaba, and dosage of catuaba. Read More