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
Many of my chemically sensitive clients have reactions from inhaling, eating, and skin/air contact with chemicals.
Haptens effect on the immune system supports why they can wear a gas mask in a perfumey room and still get sick.
I haven't seen anyone else online talking about haptens and I've noticed that a lot of my allergies and chemical sensitivities have improved by reducing my hapten exposure.
In study models, haptens can be used in to induce food intolerance, chemical sensitivities, skin disease, and autoimmunity.
In this post, we will discuss the how haptens may have detrimental effects on humans.Read More
Oxymatrine has shown to have anti-arrhythmic, immune regulatory, and anti-tumor properties and is used in China for treatment of viral hepatitis, cancer, cardiac diseases (such as viral myocarditis), and skin diseases (such as psoriasis and eczema). R
In this post, we will discuss the many benefits of oxymatrine, its natural sources, and its mechanisms.Read More
In this post, we will discuss KIOM-MA as a treatment for many inflammatory diseases.Read More
Matrine is a very powerful alkaloid that has many neuropharmalogical benefits.
In this post, we will discuss matrine's benefits, natural sources for it, and some of matrine's 195+ mechanisms.Read More
Is histamine a villain… or really a superhero?
It really depends on which receptor it works on and where it is in the body.
In this post, we will discuss how to use the 3rd histamine receptor to boost cognition, memory, and attention.
We will first discuss how the histamine receptors work.
Then, we will move onto the benefits (and downsides) of blocking Histamine H3 Receptor's (HRH3 or H3R) activity with natural and pharmacological methods.
Lastly, we will discuss the potential benefits of increasing HRH3 with some agonists, HRH3's mechanism of action, and some important HRH3 SNPs.Read More
Protein deglycase DJ-1 (DJ-1), also known as Parkinson disease protein 7 (PARK7) is a master regulator of redox status.
In this post, we will discuss how DJ-1 increases dopamine, enhances mitochondria, and combats most oxidative-stress related diseases.Read More
Recent data suggests that chronically low levels of circulating LPS may be associated with the development of metabolic diseases such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. R
In this post, we will discuss how LPS affects the body and how to reverse endotoxemia.Read More
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of chitosan and chitosan derivatives.Read More
Recent cancer research has helped us understand how the body detoxes.
By studying upregulated genes in tumorous cells, we were able to find the Nuclear Erythroid 2–Related Factor 2 (NRF2) pathway.
NRF2 is a major transcription factor in detoxing the body and keeping it healthy.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits/downsides of NRF2 activation, as well as why NRF2 may be hurting you more than helping you (and what you can do about it).Read More
Bladder Mallows is a common herb found in Brazil.
In this post, we will discuss Bladder Mallows' possible benefits and some alternatives.Read More
Ziziphus jujuba (jujube or Chinese dates), a plant in the family Rhamnaceae, is used in several Asian countries as a food and traditional medicine for over 3000 years.
The different parts of the Jujube plant (seeds, fruit, leaves, roots, etc) have different functions on the body.Read More
Not all artificial sweeteners aka (nonnutritive sweeteners (NNSs) or low-calorie sweeteners (LCS)) are bad.
Use of artificially sweetened foods (ASF) has increased in the past 50 years in the USA and there are clear parallels with changes in the prevalence of being overweight and the rise of obesity. R
Just because something is deemed as "safe" by the FDA, does not make it safe for humans.
In this post, I will break down the effects of artificial sweeteners on the body and give an alternative list to which ones are "safer" or even beneficial.Read More
In this post we talk about what "fake" estrogens (estrogenics) do to the body and how you can protect yourself from the dangers of estrogenics.Read More
The Pharmaceutical Industry "Gateway" Drug
Just because something is sold over the counter doesn't make it safe.
Especially with non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which can cause autoimmune diseases and destroy cells.Read More
The Actual Dangers of Taking Proton Pump Inhibitors and What You Can Do About It
Proton pump inhibitors are used very commonly by gastroenterologists for anyone with "stomach" issues.
It is probably the first thing they will give a patient before looking further into what the real cause is.
They have serious short-term and long-term downsides and are destroying our brain and our gut.Read More
Secretory Immunoglobulin A (sIgA) is an antibody secreted by mucosal tissue and represents the first line of defense of the GI mucosa.
It is a component of the adaptive immune system, and is an important player in the protection of epithelium.
It is known to have an important impact on the regulation of microbiota compositionRead More