Detoxification in Childhood Neuroimmune Disorders

Detoxification in Childhood Neuroimmune Disorders

Detoxification requires a good deal of energy. Unfortunately, the accumulation of toxins can damage the mitochondria that provide that energy for our cells, and this can initiate a downward cycle, so many individuals need assistance to support detoxification.

Nutrients and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Nutrients and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases have been found to involve inflammation and oxidative stress (damage from free radicals) and it has been hoped that use of anti-inflammatory or antioxidant agents might reduce the development or severity of Alzheimer’s. Studies have been done with a variety of antioxidants such as Vitamin E,C, Carotenoids, Lipoic acid and Coenzyme Q10. 

A Primer on Fungal Dysbiosis: Candidiasis

A Primer on Fungal Dysbiosis: Candidiasis

Fungal organisms such as candida are normally present in the body in limited numbers and are considered commensal (i.e., they are neither beneficial nor harmful). However, they always hold the potential for overgrowth (a condition called candidiasis or yeast infection).  Candida is one of the oldest surviving life-forms and it has had eons to perfect its adaptability.