Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Physicians and well-trained nutritionists are aware of the potential interactions between nutrients and drugs. Many good books exist that outline in detail the large number of reactions that may occur between any number of medications when combined with certain dietary constituents and oral nutritional supplements. It is important that both the clinician and healthcare consumer […]

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease: 30 of the Most Interesting Scientific Journal Summaries (Continued)

Previous 15 16. Iltanen S, Collin P, Korpela M, Holm K, Partanen J, Polvi A, Mäki M. Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Finland It is known that many autoimmune diseases occur concomitantly with celiac disease. The study investigated the occurrence of CD and small bowel mucosal inflammation in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome. […]

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease: 30 of the Most Interesting Scientific Journal Summaries

1. Recognition and management of the cutaneous manifestations of celiac disease: A guide for Dermatologist. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology 2003:4(1):13-20 Collin P, Reunala T Department of Medicine and Dermatology, Tampere University Hospital and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland In celiac disease consumption of gluten-containing cereal such as rye, barley, and wheat result […]

The Many Faces of GLUTEN… Masquerader of Disease and Symptoms (Part Three)

Continued from Part Two Case Study: Osteoporosis and digestive problems A 37 year old woman presents with weight loss, fatigue, intestinal cramping, intestinal gas and osteoporosis. He had visited a gastroenterologist and several nutritionists and holistic medical doctors. She was put on a vegetarian diet and a huge list of nutritional supplements. The diet and […]

The Many Faces of GLUTEN… Masquerader of Disease and Symptoms (Part Two)

Continued from Part One Who should be tested for gluten sensitivity? Persons with persistent symptoms for which no other cause(s) has been identified Persons with any of the symptoms or health conditions listed in Part Three Persons who are eating well and/or who take nutritional supplements with limited or no success Persons with proven malabsorption […]

The Many Faces of GLUTEN… Masquerader of Disease and Symptoms (Part One)

What is gluten? Gluten is an insoluble protein found in grains such as barley, rye, oats, triticale and wheat. Rice and corn have a different kind of gluten and only need to be avoided if a person is found to be specifically allergic to them (see allergy testing below). In wheat flower, gluten acts to […]

Treating the Common Cold or Flu Through Understanding Our Biological Association With Nature, SANUM Therapy and Ayurvedic Concepts (Part I)

Well, as the saying goes, its getting to be cold and flu season, again. And, with the recent reduction in flu vaccines due to contamination, Americans will be eager to look for alternatives to the treatment of this annual influence. SANUM Therapy offers a number of supportive remedies for these so-called viral conditions, such as […]

Stealth Viruses (Part II)

Continued from Part I Clinical Conditions Associated with Stealth Virus Infections Stealth-adapted viruses have been recovered from the blood, cerebrospinal fluid, urine, throat swabs, breast milk, brain biopsies and tumor samples from patients with various neurological, psychiatric, auto-immune, allergic and neoplastic diseases. Examples of neurological illnesses are autism, attention deficit and behavioral disorders in children; […]

Stealth Viruses (Part I)

Viruses are submicroscopic infectious agents that replicate inside cells. Viral illnesses are normally controlled by the body’s immune system acting primarily through white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells recognize certain viral proteins that provide the antigens targeted by specific lymphocytes, leading to an anti-viral inflammatory response. Not all viral proteins, however, can function as […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Among Physicians: A Potential Result of Occupational Exposure to Stealth Viruses (Part II)

Continued from Part I Case 3: In 1983, a 38-year old medical oncologist was exposed to hematemesis and bloody diarrhea from an elderly patient with persistent thrombocytopenia, splenomegaly and progressive cirrhotic liver disease. The patient showed elevated liver enzymes, but remarkably normal bilirubin until shortly before her death. Among other investigations, the elderly patient was […]

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