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
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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
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.Read More
Hibernation induction trigger (HIT) is a hormone that binds to delta-opioid receptors and has the ability to protect tissues from death, oxygen loss, and more.
HIT may be beneficial for preserving muscle in those who are bedridden and may be useful for astronauts who are weightless.Read More
Exercise Mimetics are novel ways of getting the benefits of exercising, without having to exercise.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits and mechanisms of exercise and some possible ways to replace exercise.Read More
The term Humanin (HN) was coined by its discoverer, Professor Nishimoto, to denote the potential of this molecule to restore the “humanity” of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Later we have found humanin protects cells from oxidative stress, serum starvation, hypoxia, and other insults as well as also improves cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease.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
I have visited ERs and hospitals during my adventure to regain my health and have had my fair share of scans.
If you've ever had a MRI with contrast before, then there's likelihood that you have some levels of the lanthanide element gadolinium stored in your body and/or brain.
In this post, we will discuss the epigenetic effects of gadolinium and some experimental ways to remove it from the body.Read More
In this post, we will discuss root causes of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and cutting-edge ways to reverse it and the symptoms.Read More
Hypoxia (loss of oxygen) is a major stressor on the body.
On average, one can live ~21 days without food, ~2 days without water, but only a few minutes without oxygen. R
Most studies review long term exposure of hypoxia, but in this post we will discuss what happens to the body on a cellular level when exposed to hypoxia in the short term, such as flying or space travel (in a non-hormetic way).Read More
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.Read More
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of cupping (Hijama and Al-Hijamah), it's apparent caveats, as well as my experience with cupping.Read More
Fluoride is a trace element, but it is found in our daily exposure more than a "trace".
In small amounts, it appears to be okay.
The problems with fluoride appear to be in chronic use of it over long periods of time, and/or being exposed to a high dose of it in a single instance.
Apart from skeletal tissue and teeth, fluoride can cause changes in the kidneys, liver, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary gland, testis, muscle tissues, stomach, brain, neurons, and immune system.
I have mild dental fluorosis, probably from drinking too much fluoridated water, using fluoridated toothpaste, along with taking fluoride at the dentist to protect my enamel.Read More
Irisin is an anti-obesity and anti-diabetes hormone that regulates fat tissue and blood sugar.
Irisin is generated by exercise and acts as an insulin-sensitizing hormone.
Irisin is so powerful that even moderately increased levels of circulating irisin potently increases energy expenditure, reduces body weight and improves diet-induced insulin resistance.Read More
Preptin, adropin and irisin are three co-workers in the regulation of energy homeostasis.
Adropin is derived from the Latin roots “aduro” [to set fire to] and “pinquis” [fats or oils].
It was first discovered in 2008 by Kumar and his coworkers.
Peptides secreted from peripheral organs regulate lipid metabolism in key insulin-target tissues and are important for energy homeostasis and maintaining insulin sensitivity.Read More