After epidurals or lumbar punctures, Dura Mater can get damaged, so in this post, we will discuss how to enhance its healing in the early phases after injury and other treatments later on.Read More
In this post, we will discuss KIOM-MA as a treatment for many inflammatory diseases.Read More
Wrightia tinctoria is medicinal plant that can improve skin quality and prevent metabolic disease.
In this post, we will discuss its benefits, how to use it, and it's medicinal mechanism.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
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
Maral roots and its constituents are used for their adaptogenic and tonic properties to improve muscle growth, impotency, physical weakness, mental weariness, recovery after surgery, infectious disease or chemical intoxication.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
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.Read More
I tried folding protein once, but all I got was a ham and cheese sandwich.
In this post we're discussing proteopathy, how proteins can cause chronic disease, and some strategies to prevent it all.Read More
In western society, cadmium (Cd) is found in our everyday environment.
It causes toxic effects to the whole body, including the cells and mitochondria.
In this post, we will discuss how cadmium affects the body and what you can do to protect yourself.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
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
Why do we even need sleep?
I remember back in high school my friends discussing the idea of having to sleep was just a caffeine deficiency.
I could never do without sleep.
Actually, I noticed a majority of my problems started with bad sleep and ended with good sleep.
So, let's get into what I've been doing.Read More
Damiana is a shrub native to southern Texas in the United States, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean.
Maya Indians called this species mis kok ("broom for asthma").
Damiana has been traditionally used as a remedy against stomach ache, lung diseases related to tobacco abuse, bladder and kidney infections, rheumatism, diabetes, and scorpion stings.
Today, it's commonly sold in headshops as a "legal high", because smoking the leaves may produce similar effects to smoking marijuana.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