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Insulin Resistance, Life, The Brain, and Everything

Sorry, but the answer is not 42. My last article was on Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease. I wanted this one to focus on Alzheimer’s and insulin resistance, but I felt compelled to broaden it’s scope. I’ll start by breaking down insulin resistance and then venture into the destruction it leaves in its wake. I will conclude with strategies to overcome insulin resistance and lead a healthy lifestyle. What is Insulin?…

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The Role Of Lyme Disease In Alzheimer’s Disease

The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans have Alzheimer’s. That number will rise to 14 million by 2050. (1) Globally, it is estimated to reach 150 million by 2050. It is currently the 6th leading cause of death, one study says it is the 3rd. (2) It is a terrible disease and costs are staggering. This year alone we are estimated to spend…

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Biofilms and Chronic Infections

Approximately 80% of bacterial infections are associated with biofilms. (1) That is a seriously high percentage. Up until recently we viewed microbes as planktonic or passively floating, but this is clearly not the case. We are now looking at the majority of infections as being associated with biofilms. This has been quite illuminating on the subject. When we hear infections we usually think of the common cold, the flu, strep…

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Elbow Pain: Is it Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow or Does it Even Matter?

Elbow pain. Many of us have had it. Whether you play tennis and golf a lot or not, they are not the only cause to elbow pain. Elbow pain or more specifically lateral and medial epicondylitis are associated with tennis and golf, respectively. Due to the repetitive motions it can put strain on the tissues surrounding the elbow. In this article I will talk a little bit about what it…

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What is the Case with Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome?

Maybe you have heard of this or maybe not. Maybe you deal with fatigue on a daily basis or you have achy joints. I know many of you are tired and mostly likely tired of being tired. You wake up from a full night’s sleep and feel like you can sleep another 8 hours. You drain the pots of coffee hoping for relief but find little. You probably have been…

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The Root Causes of Thyroid Disorders

The prevalence of thyroid disorders in the nation are increasing. It is estimated that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, some say it is higher than that. Many are unaware that they have a problem. They think what they feel is “normal.” Women are much more likely to develop thyroid disease than men. Over 12% of Americans will develop a thyroid disorder in their lifetime. (1) One…

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