Cytokine Storm

It has become increasingly clear that the most serious outcome of COVID-19 is the so-called cytokine storm, which occurs in a small majority of patients, but which is responsible for the deadly outcomes. What is the Cytokine Storm? Cytokines are cell signaling molecules that drive cells to areas of inflammation, infection, or trauma. They essentially…

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Telomere Length

Telomeres are protective caps at the end of DNA strands called chromosomes, which house our genome, our genetic material. In young humans, it’s length is 8000 to 10,000 nucleotides long. Telomere’s length, however, shortens with every cell division until it ultimately stops dividing or it dies. Why is this important? The longer your telomere is…

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Food for Parkinson’s

Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease is life-changing, and it can be a terrifying diagnosis for many people. Considered to be a progressive, neurodegenerative disease, the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s can vary from person to person. Symptoms include muscle tremors, muscle pain, decreased dexterity, speech difficulty, dementia, depression, insomnia, constipation, urinary problems, weakness, mobility issues, and…

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Natural Menopause Remedies

As a woman ages, she goes through natural reproductive life stages, beginning with the premenarche stage and ending with menopause. Menopause typically occurs when a woman is in her late 40’s or early 50’s, and it marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. While menopause is a natural biological process, it can make daily…

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HRT and Menopause

All women eventually go through menopause. The average age women start experiencing menopause is 51. However, depending on the woman, the menopause process can begin as early as 30 years old. Menopause brings numerous symptoms and side effects. Because most women experience one or more of these symptoms, they turn to medication, home remedies, and…

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Vitamin C IV Therapy

Whenever a person gets sick, it’s common to hear the age-old advice “take vitamin C.” A vital nutrient, vitamin C is known to help the body heal, as it can help reduce the severity of colds and the flu. Vitamin C is essential to the human body. Without it, a person can end up with…

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Environmental Illness

When you are continuously exposed to substances or toxins in your environment that makes you sick, an environmental illness can occur. An environmental illness can arise from your workplace, home, or even from a place that you often frequent. The person’s environment triggers this illness, and sufferers often experience allergies and become sensitive to chemicals…

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Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance

Produced in the endocrine glands, hormones help regulate many of the major bodily processes. Hormones tell your body what to do and when to do it, and help keep the body in tune and functioning correctly. Unfortunately, as we age, things can go out of whack, and hormonal imbalance can occur, causing you to have…

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Symptoms of Celiac Disease

A disease that can be difficult to diagnose, celiac disease is classified as an immune reaction to eating gluten. A protein commonly found in rye, barley, spelt, and wheat products, eating gluten when you have celiac disease, will trigger an immune response, which can cause inflammation and damage to occur to the small intestine. While…

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