What is SIBO? And, what will Help me?

Introduction Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may seem like a new condition, but I first wrote about it over 35 years ago. At the time, in the early 1980s, there was a lot of focus on the overgrowth of Candida albicans in the intestinal tract as a factor...

Glutamine Health for the Gut

Introduction Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid (the building block units of protein) in the body and is involved in more metabolic processes than any other amino acid. Glutamine is especially important in serving as a source of fuel for cells lining the...

DPA – The Missing Omega-3 for Health and Wellness

Introduction Much of the research and attention on fish oils has focused on the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, C20:5n3) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6n3), but a burgeoning body of new science is now indicating that the third most prevalent very...

Alpha-Lipoic Acid Improves Multiple Sclerosis

Introduction Many times there are extremely positive preliminary results with a natural product improving very serious health condition and there is no follow up studies. In 2005, a clinical trial indicated that a common dietary supplement can produce meaningful...

Risk for Dementia and Depression Real with Nexium and Prilosec

IntroductionThe use of acid-blocking drugs, like Nexium and Prilosec, in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and indigestion is a prime example of how drugs designed to only suppress symptoms can create a long list of possible adverse effects and...

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