Plant Extracts Superior for Managing Osteoarthritis

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Plant extracts may not be as potent as taking ibuprofen for osteoarthritis. Their subtlety is a positive says, Michael Jurgelewicz, DC. “They have an action that spreads across multiple enzyme systems, which is often a better way to go because you get the effect you want without the potential downstream side effects such as edema, hypertension, ulceration, or renal dysfunction,” he writes.

CASE STUDY: Nutritional Aspects of Detoxification in Clinical Practice

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In this case study, John Cline, MD discusses the nutritional aspects of detoxification, a vital cellular task that, if lacking, can lead to early morbidity and mortality. The process of detoxification involves the mobilization, biotransformation, and elimination of toxicants of exogenous and endogenous origin. This case study, published in AlternativeRead

Garlic Has Potential Antibacterial Properties for UTIs

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Urinary tract infections are the second most common infection, with as many as 8.1 million doctor visits per year, according to statistics from US Health and Human Services. Physicians are concerned about an ever increasing number of cases resistant to the antibiotics Ciprofloxacin and Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ). A new study showsRead

Share Practice Poll on Stress

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Each week Share Practice presents a polling question to integrative physicians on preferred protocols. Today’s Practitioner will share these with you from time to time to get your thoughts on whether you agree. Q: A 37 y/o woman, CEO of a tech startup, reports emotional stress, increasing anxiety, poor appetiteRead

Newly Found Lymphatic System Connects Brain & Immunity

You can forget everything you learned in medical school about the lymphatic system (well, not everything). But researchers at the University of Virginia found undiscovered vessels that directly connect the brain and lymphatic system, as published in Nature. Despite decades of contrary opinions they did not exist, this changes everythingRead