Mast Cells (Part 3): The Mast Cell-Glia Interaction In Chronic Inflammation

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.

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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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The 35+ Benefits Of French Maritime Pine Bark (Pycnogenol, Flavangenol And Oligopin)

n this post, we will discuss the benefits of French Maritime Pine Bark and Pycnogenol as well as their mechanisms of action.

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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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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 22+ Benefits Of Oxymatrine (With Natural Sources, Synergies, And Mechanisms)

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.

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The 27+ Benefits Of Matrine (with Natural Sources And Mechanisms)

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.

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Are You ApoE4? 88+ Ways To Increase Apolipoprotein E (ApoE)

ApoE is a master regulator for many genes implicated in cholesterol metabolism (such as Alzheimer's Disease and Atherosclerosis).

In this post, we will discuss the benefits and downsides of ApoE, how to determine if you are ApoE2, E3, or E4, and ways to fix it.

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DJ-1/PARK7: How To Revive NRF2 (with 27+ Ways To Increase Protein Deglycase DJ-1)

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. 

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How To Remove Gadolinium From Brain And Body Tissue

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.

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How To Inhibit Lipopolysaccharides (LPS), Lipoglycans, and Endotoxins

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.

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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 18+ Benefits of Hops (Humulus lupulus)

Have you ever wondered what gave beer its bitter, "hoppy" taste and aroma?

Well the answer is hops. 😋

In this post, we'll be discussing the benefits of hops, how it works on the body, and some non-alcoholic benefits of beer

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The 14+ Benefits Of Amentoflavone

Amentoflavone Is Cool (AF) :D
Amentoflavone (AF) is a naturally occurring biflavonoid found in many (over 120) natural plants, such as Gingko Biloba and St. John's Wort.

 

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The 21+ Benefits Of Beta-Caryophyllene (The Common Cannabinoid)

Beta-Caryophyllene Is A Very Common Cannabinoid

β-caryophyllene is a FDA-approved food additive that can activate the endocannabinoid system. 

It is found in many plants, fragerances, preservatives, additives, and flavoring agents.

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The 15+ Benefits Of Copaiba and Copaifera

Copaiba - A Legal Cannabinoid Alternative - Copaiba oil has been used for more than 390 years with benefits towards bronchitis, skin diseases, ulcers, and syphilis. 

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The 17+ Benefits Of Huang-Bai

Huang-Bai has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for the treatment of depression, meningitis, bacillary dysentery, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and liver cirrhosis. R

In this post, we'll discuss it's benefits, mechanism of action, and properties of different blends of this herb.

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