Letter from the Publisher
Coffee and Brain Health
Steven Helschien, DC
In addition to antioxidants and polyphenols, coffee contains caffeine. This article gives an overview of the research linking caffeine to improved mood and cognitive function and to reduced risk of neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
FCT®, Brain, Patients, Researchers and Doctors
Savely Yurkovsky, MD
Using Field Control Therapy (FCT), the author has identified and successfully treated underlying causes of diverse brain disorders in young and old, including dementia, brain fog, anxiety, OCD, and PANDAS.
Pathogens in the Brain – The Oral Connection
Blanche D. Grube, DDS, PhD
The connection between dental infections and illness is a concept that first arose over 100 years ago. The observations of those early researchers are being supported with modern research.
Matt Pratt-Hyatt, PhD
A pair of urine tests from The Great Plains Laboratory helps practitioners detect a patient's exposure to mold mycotoxins and the body's metabolic response, aiding treatment decisions.
David I. Minkoff, MD, Julie Mayer Hunt, DC, DICCP, FCCJP, and Ron Tribell
This detailed article explains the importance of investigating for structural problems at the craniocervical junction in patients with a history of head or neck trauma (including during birth), autism, migraines, tinnitus, vertigo, brain fog, memory loss, neurodegenerative conditions, and more.
Lipoic Acid Mineral Complex Modulates Free Radicals in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Frank Antonawich, PhD, and Merrill Garnett, DDS
Mitochondrial dysfunction, resulting in low energy production and oxidative stress, is a key factor in many neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. A lipoic acid mineral complex, formulated to combat mitochondrial dysfunction, offers more protection that regular alpha-lipoic acid.
Leigh Erin Connealy, MD
Leigh Erin Connealy, MD, medical director of the largest integrative clinic in North America and author of two books, explains the biological consequences of emotions and their role in healing. She urges practitioners to address the mind and spirit as well as the body as they guide patients toward healing.
MSG Excites Us, But How About Glutamine and Glutamate?
Supplemental L-glutamine is an amino acid that promotes muscle growth and improves gastrointestinal health. Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is considered an excito-toxin. Yet, both convert to glutamate in the body. Are they really that different?
A Case of Essential Tremor Resolved by Chelation of Toxic Metals
Davis W. Lamson, MS, ND
A case report about a 77-year-old woman diagnosed with benign essential tremor with pronounced shaking of the head and impaired handwriting responds to chelation therapy.
by Fernanda Gallo Moreno | edited by Baljit Khamba, ND, MPH
New Hope for Alzheimer's Disease:
Nutritional Lithium as the Foundation for Prevention, Part 1
James Greenblatt, MD
Low-dose lithium protects and repairs brain cells, offering a new treatment and prevention option for early Alzheimer's disease.
Chris D. Meletis, ND, and Kimberly Wilkes
Interactions between gut bacteria and the endocannabinoid system, nervous system, and immune system in the gastrointestinal tract offer new ways to treat bowel inflammation using phytocannabinoids.
Literature Review & Commentary
Alan R. Gaby, MD
Ketogenic Diet Shifts Gut Microbiome to Improve Seizures
Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
Functional Gastroenterology Bolus
Collagen, Joint Hypermobility, Digestion, and Psychology
Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND, DHANP
Women's Health Update
Breast Related Issues
Tori Hudson, ND
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: A Common Condition Treatable by Diet
Alan R. Gaby, MD
Dr. Edward Wolff McDonagh