Celiac Disease Up to Nine-Times More Common in Young People Exposed to Everday Chemical Pollutant

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Celiac disease is linked to common chemical pollutants, according to the NYU Langone Health, NYU School of Medicine. Elevated blood levels of toxic chemicals found in pesticides, nonstick cookware, and fire retardants have been tied to an increased risk for celiac disease in young people, new research shows. For theRead …

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Joe Pizzorno, ND: Changing Standard of Care to Screen for Common Disease-Inducing Toxicants

In this editorial, by Joe Pizzorno, ND editor-in-chief of Integrative Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal, he discusses the need for practitioners to screen for common toxicants. As you will read from Dr. Pizzorno, this should be a foundational practice. Abstract/ Foundational to the standard of care is diagnosis of overt diseaseRead …

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Peripheral Neuropathy— Assessing Chronic Low-Grade Mercury Toxicity And Functional Musculoskeletal Lesions

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Jené Andrea Carter, MD; Sachi M. Desai, MS, DO(c); Jessica Probst, PT, DPT, MTC; Mikhail Kogan, MD from October, 2019 Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal Introduction: Mercury is a toxic metal that exists in elemental, inorganic, and organic states. Humans are exposed to mercury through industrial sources, consumption of seafood,Read …

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Lyn Patrick ND: The Burden of Organophosphates and Glyphosate

In recent weeks, glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller) has been in the news, including a jury ruling that Monsanto’s weedkiller was a substantial contributing factor in causing a groundskeeper DeWayne “Lee” Johnson’s cancer. This was followed by a timely report by the Environmental Working Group on glyphosates residues inRead …

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Adult Food Allergies Linked to Prenatal BPA Exposure

If it seems like more of your patients are allergic to, or intolerant of, more and different kinds of foods than ever before, there might be a reason why. A new research published in November 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists show, for the first time, that there is a link between perinatal exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) at low doses and the risk to develop food intolerance in later life. By Sadrine Menard et al, The FASEB Journal, November 2014.

Mercury in Fish Negatively Outweighs Positive Impact of Omega-3s

Little agreement exists as to whether low-level mercury (Hg) exposure causes damage to the central nervous system in adults. Although eating fish is associated with intake of methylmercury, researchers in this field have generally thought that the beneficial effects of a diet rich in long-chain, n-3 fatty acids (N3FA) can outweigh the cognitive neurotoxicity of mercury. This study clarifies the impact of Hg and intake of seafood on cognition. By Steven C. Masley, MD, FAAFP, CNS, FACN; Lucas V. Masley; C. Thomas Gualtieri, MD, published in Integrative Medicine a Clinicians Journal

Aristo Vojdani & Gulf War Veteran Research

Interview by Karen Burnett The following article is an interview with Aristo Vojdani, PhD, is a respected researcher, scientist, speaker and author. Dr. Vojdani’s work with Gulf War veterans was a defining discovery in understanding multifactorial diseases. Vojdani’s observations resulted in understanding how exposure to a variety of environmental conditions,

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Triclosan and parabens increase odds of preterm and low-birth weight

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What your patients wash with and eat is increasingly becoming a concern, especially for pregnant women and women of child bearing age. A new study by Brooklyn’s SUNY Downstate Medical Center shows that premature births and low birth weights may be associated with antibacterial ingredients like triclocarban, triclosan and theRead …

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