Category Archives: mind & brain

Dr. Galland Ranked No. 1 in 2014

We are excited to announce that Dr. Leo Galland’s article is the Top Read in 2014 at www.ihs.com, the flagship website for Integrative Health Symposium.  His article on Lyme disease got the most clicks and reads. 

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The Hidden Epidemic of Lyme Disease

Leo Gallandby Leo Galland M.D.

It is time we took a serious look at Lyme Disease.

If not treated early and appropriately, infection with Lyme can produce chronic disease that can cause severe pain, debilitating fatigue, reduced quality of life and neurological problems such as impaired memory and concentration.

The CDC now recognizes that more than 300,000 new infections occur every year in the U.S. Millions of Americans have been infected since Lyme disease was first described in the 1970’s. Continue reading

 

E-readers Affects Quality of Sleep

keyboardReaders beware. Your e-reader could be harming your quality of sleep.

Exposure to light during evening and early nighttime hours suppresses release of the sleep-facilitating hormone melatonin and shifts the circadian clock, making it harder to fall asleep at bedtime.

 

 

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Gut Bacteria Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

stomachDon’t overlook the bacteria in our gut. They can be very telling about our health.

Finnish scientists found that Parkinson’s disease sufferers have a different microbiota in their intestines than their healthy counterparts.

“Our most important observation was that patients with Parkinson’s have much less bacteria from the Prevotellaceae family; unlike the control group, practically no one in the patient group had a large quantity of bacteria from this family,” said Filip Scheperjans, neurologist at the University of Helsinki Continue reading

 

Vital Exhaustion Affects Heart Health: Mount Sinai Study

tideAre you easily tired, irritable and feeling blue?

Researchers from Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals found that fatigue, increased irritability and demoralization, also known as vital exhaustion, may raise the risk of first-time cardiovascular disease by 36 percent. Continue reading

 

The Gut Microbiome and the Brain

Leo GallandMicrobiome stories fill the news. The impact of intestinal microbes on health and disease is widely considered a breakthrough area for scientific research.

But what does it mean for you?

Dr. Leo Galland’s groundbreaking  new article reveals how the millions of microbes in your gut may influence what is going on in your head.
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Killing Yeast with Dr. Anup Kanodia — Part 2

Dr Kanodia_副本I hope you enjoyed reading Part 1 about Killing Yeast. Yeast overgrowth may affect as much as 70% of the population and is often the silent enemy negatively affecting the health of millions of Americans.  Yeast overgrowth also referred to as Candida Albicans is typically caused by:

  • Over-consumption of high sugar and high carbohydrate foods, cookies, cakes, pasta, bread, candy
    • Antibiotics
    • Too much alcohol (particularly beer and wine)
    • Birth control pills
    • Stress

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