7+ Ways Fragrance Changes Your Hormones And Immune System (Must Read For Chemically Sensitive People)

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.

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32+ Zeitgebers (Biological Cues) And How To Enhance Your Circadian Rhythm

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.

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10+ Reasons Why Alcohol Intolerance Happens And How To Build Alcohol Tolerance (Mechanisms And Genetics)

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

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The 29+ Benefits Of Sophora flavescens (Ku Shen)

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.

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The 27+ Benefits Of Ecklonia Cava and Phlorotannins

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.

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Do You Have Systemic And Long-term Inflammation? (SALI)

Do you have CIRS that does not go away with the traditional or manipulated versions of the protocol?

In this post, we will discuss what is SALI and how this may be a better way to look at similar chronic diseases.

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Haptens: A Root Cause Of Food Intolerance, Chemical Sensitivity, Skin Sensitivity, And Autoimmunity

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.

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The 8+ Benefits Of Sophoraflavanone G (with Mechanisms and Natural Sources)

Sophoraflavanone G (SG) is a flavonoid and phytoncide with powerful effects on quenching inflammation and fighting microbes.

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All About Histamine H3 Receptors (HRH3/HR3): Genetics, Mechanisms, And Antagonists

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.

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The 6+ Benefits Of Conessine (With Natural Sources And Mechanisms)

In this post, we will discuss the benefits and natural sources for the steroid alkaloid, Conessine.

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The 14+ Benefits Of Kutaj & Kwatha (Holarrhena antidysenterica)

In this post, we will discuss the Ayurvedic herb, Kutaja, its many benefits, mechanism, and what to watch out for.

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Root Causes Of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) And Ways To Reverse It

In this post, we will discuss root causes of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and cutting-edge ways to reverse it and the symptoms.

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Why Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome Happens And What To Do About It

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) is a syndrome of cyclic episodes of nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain associated with chronic cannabis usage. R R

In this post, we will discuss the pathology of CHS and how to treat it. 

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The 27+ Benefits Of Burdock (Arctium lappa)

Burdock root has been used for centuries (over 3000 years) in China and in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for "purifying the blood", but in this post we will discuss the actual ways burdock works on improving the body.

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256+ Ways To Increase Dopamine Naturally (Supplements And Genetics)

Dopamine is extremely important for everyday function and plays a much larger role in the body than just bonding, motivation, cognition, emotion, well-being, and movement.

Unfortunately, our environment today is very good at manipulating and hijacking our dopamine system.

In this post we will discuss, how/why dopamine is produced, how chronic inflammation affects dopamine, what are some quick fixes for dopamine, and what are some long lasting dopamine builders, as well how to avoid losing dopamine. 

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Mast Cells (Part 2): Mast Cells And Cancer

In this post we will discuss the angiogenic (growth supporting) factors of mast cells in cancer.

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The 13+ Benefits Of BPC-157 (Body Protective Compound) and sources

Body Protective Compound 157 (BPC-157) is a peptide that has been recently studied to produce systemic effects on both the brain and the gut, and repair those systems.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of BPC-157, its mechanism of action, experiences, and where to get it from a quality source.

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Inorganic Vs Organic Mercury (And What To Do About It)

Although it may have had an important role in scientific history, mercury has been found over the years to cause significant damage to the brain and body. 

In this post, we will discuss the different types of mercury, how they affect the body, and what you can do to effectively remove them.

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MANF: What Is It And How To Increase Mesencephalic Astrocyte-Derived Neurotrophic Factor

Mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF; also known as ARMET or arginine-rich mutated in early stages of tumor) belongs to the fourth family of neurotrophic factors. 

It plays a huge role in repairing neurons and cells after oxidative stress, and has promising uses for the future in neurodegenerative diseases (such as  Parkinson's Disease).

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