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CIRS: Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) is a multi-system, multi-symptom, complex chronic illness. It is characterized by continued activation of the innate immune system resulting in continued inflammation. The condition was first described…

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Histamine: Genetic & Nutritional Considerations

Histamine’s broad role in our bodies makes it relevant to nearly every major system. As such, dysregulated histamine can impact nearly every major system. Be it from a downregulated HNMT gene, excess…

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OTC Antihistamines: Different Types, Benefits, and Considerations

Antihistamines are among the most valued over-the-counter (OTC) medications to the United States healthcare system. These non-prescription medications address health conditions characterized by respiratory issues, skin issues, and many more (9). These…

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Correlation Between Long-Term Oral Infections and Autoimmune Conditions

If you suffer from any periodontitis or any other severe oral health problem, it is important to be aware of any autoimmune causes and symptoms, so you can manage a potentially new…

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Infrared Light Therapy: Health Benefits, Types of Light, & More

Infrared light is a type of electromagnetic radiation just below what the human eye can detect. Sunlight is one of the largest sources of IR radiation but many other objects around us absorb…

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Heavy Metals: An Ambiguous Term Endangering Your Health

Heavy metals are naturally-occurring metallic elements that have an atomic weight greater than or equal to a certain threshold. This threshold varies depending on the author and source, thus making the term…

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Natural Antiviral Supplements for Immune Support

Antiviral supplements and herbs can offer strong immune support during cold and flu season. During peak infection times, or during outbreaks of novel pathogens like the COVID-19 Coronavirus, I see a barrage…

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5 Medical Tests I Wish I’d Taken Sooner

On my path to better health, I’ve spent tens of thousands of dollars on various tests. Some were meant to discover while others simply to rule things out. In hindsight, there were…

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How Vitamin B12 Deficiency Symptoms Might Worsen With Supplementation

Vitamin B12 is at the heart of many vital processes in human health. A deficiency can go unnoticed for years, resulting in a cascade of negative outcomes. I’ve read several reports of…

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GABA’s Paradoxical Role in Lung Tissue (Beware of Asthma Attacks)

Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) is a compound the body uses to relax. It helps calm the brain, soothes the nerves, and makes for a great natural sleep aid. Our bodies have GABA receptors…