Chronic Infections

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Could Your Chronic Fatigue be Caused by Lyme Disease?

Many are dealing with chronic fatigue or long-lasting low energy. You may feel reliant on caffeine. I have seen many posts and memes about not having the morning coffee, dreading waking up in the morning for work, or “Does someone have a case of the Mondays?” We are a tired bunch of people. Along with …

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The Bugs that Live With Us: Gut Microbiome and Dysbiosis

Many of my patients complain of stomach problems. Some of had chronic diarrhea others have had chronic constipation. All of them have had an upset stomach of sorts. They have tried many different avenues to figure out why and I am here to rely some information on that. How many of you know that there are microorganisms on and …

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The Big 5: Underlying Causes Of Chronic Disease

If you have read my other articles you may already be familiar with the Big 5. You also may be familiar with the rise of chronic disease. Diseases that were once rare in our parent’s or grandparent’s generation are now commonplace. It is a complex, multifactorial issue. My goal is to provide some understanding to …

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H. Pylori and Autoimmunity: The Infection 50% of the World Has

Helicobacter pylori is gram negative bacteria discovered in 1982 by scientists Barry Marshall and Robin Warren. It was found in individuals with gastritis and gastric ulcers. These conditions previously were not linked to an infection because scientists believed no microbe could survive in the stomach’s acidic environment. It was a huge discovery. Most commonly it was …

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