How Parents Can Help Prevent Food Allergies in Kids

According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, food allergies affect about 8% of children, and 40% of those have a significant reaction. While there are a lot of misconceptions about food allergies, recent studies from Stanford Medicine Children’s Health have confirmed several notable pieces of information surrounding...Read More

Why Allergy and Sensitivity Testing Should Be a Part of Your Routine Testing

A study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found that over 40% of American adults have allergies. Lactose intolerance, the most common food sensitivity, affects 36% of people in the US. With such high numbers, you likely regularly help patients with known and unknown allergies...Read More

How Microcirculation Defines Patient Health

With improved diagnostic tools, the role of microcirculation in overall health is becoming more defined. The microcirculatory system minimizes diffusion distance and covers the largest vascular surface area in the body. As the segment of the vascular system responsible for transporting leukocytes, red blood cells, proteins, and other blood components...Read More

The Neurological Side Effects of Food Sensitivities

Food sensitivities are associated with a wide range of symptoms, from abdominal pain and bloating to rashes like eczema and hives—and new symptoms are still coming to light. A growing number of studies are revealing a relationship between food intolerances and several neurological symptoms. Though unaccompanied by the life-threatening symptoms...Read More

Consuming Ultra-Processed Foods Could Increase Dementia Risk

A new study published in JAMA Neurology found that you may have a heightened risk of dementia if 20% or more of your diet consists of ultra-processed foods. Here is what you need to know: To learn more about the cognitive decline associated with processed foods, read this article found...Read More

Intermittent Fasting: What It Is And How It May Affect Female Hormones

Intermittent fasting is a term used to describe a variety of eating patterns that have alternating periods of fasting abstinence from foods and eating. A fasting period may last from 12 hours per day to several days in a row, with a consistent pattern over the course of a week....Read More

CDC: Decline in Cancer Death Rates

Cancer death rates continued to decline among men, women, and children in every major racial and ethnic group in the United States from 2015 to 2019. Cancer death rates are continuing a two-decade trend in declining mortality that reflects improvements in preventing, detecting, and treating cancer. The declines in death...Read More

Why Are Fruits and Vegetables Important in Cancer Prevention?

For decades, clinical trials and studies at the forefront of cancer research have analyzed the role of lifestyle in cancer prevention and control. Conclusively, a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet and regular physical activity can reduce a patient’s risk of cancer. Risk factors such as obesity and alcoholism have...Read More

The Scientifically Backed Health Benefits Of Curcumin

In India, the active ingredient of turmeric, curcumin, has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Today, it’s become the basis for new supplements and revolutionary clinical trials. Curcuma longa, or curcumin, the secret behind the health benefits of turmeric, has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. Also known...Read More

Reported Rise in STD Cases

Despite social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, there were 2.5 million cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis in 2021. This data includes cases reported by multiple agencies and is considered preliminary.   As STD cases continue on an upward trend, many practitioners are seeing patients prioritize being tested at regular intervals....Read More