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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

 

Honey Fights Antibiotic Resistance

Susan Meschwitz, Ph.D.

Honey has been known for its medicinal uses since ancient times.

 

Now scientists were excited to find that it could be the sweet key to tackling the growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

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Good Gut Bacteria Help Fight Infection

Professor Sarkis Mazmanian

Not all bacteria are our enemies. Many bacteria living inside our bodies are actually helping to keep us healthy.

 

A new study by Caltech professor of biology and biological engineering Sarkis Mazmanian and his team found that beneficial bacteria could prepare the immune cells in our blood to fight infections from harmful bacteria.

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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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Inflammation from an Infection Harms Memory

Inflammation from an infection harms the brain’s ability to form spatial memories, reports a new study from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the UK.

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How Arnica Relieves Pain and Inflammation

“Arnica montana, frequently referred to simply as Arnica, is among our best known medicinal plants. The first written mention of Arnica comes from the 16th century. In the Middle Ages, its flowers were used to treat a large number of external and internal diseases and complaints.

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