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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

 

Resveratrol Anti-Inflammatory in Cardiovascular Diseases

Photo Credit Sirui Ma

Photo Credit Sirui Ma

Why the French tend to less frequently develop cardiac diseases than Germans, despite the fact that they eat more fatty foods?

This so-called French Paradox has been attributed to the higher consumption of red wine in France and it has been the subject of various studies in the past. Continue reading

 

Turmeric Modified to Fight Inflammation

Curcumin is a naturally occurring compound found in the spice turmeric that has been used for centuries as an Ayurvedic medicine treatment for allergies, diabetes and ulcers. However, it is not absorbed well by the body.

Now new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.

More: Turmeric and Curcumin

 

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Omega 3 Fats Promote Healthier Joints

Duke Medicine researchers have discovered that mice consuming omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids.

 

This suggests that unhealthy dietary fats – not just obesity – may contribute to worsening osteoarthritis.

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Stanford Discovers Lyme Disease in California Parks

Ana Thompson, Bay Area Lyme Foundation

As the weather gets warmer, and people venture more outdoors, they should be aware of tick-borne diseases.

 

Lyme infections, which are most well-known in the U.S. Northeast, also occur in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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