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Keep Your Mitochondria Healthy – Your Heart Depends on It

Keep Your Mitochondria Healthy – Your Heart Depends on It

You may not have heard about mitochondria, but they are very important not only for your heart, but for your overall health.  By definition, mitochondria are ‘organelles,’ or components of cells that perform a specific function within the cell.  Mitochondria...

Is Histamine Intolerance the Culprit Behind Your Skin Condition?

Is Histamine Intolerance the Culprit Behind Your Skin Condition?

If you have a chronic skin condition or symptoms like itchiness, rashes, or redness, histamine intolerance might be at the root.  Hives, itchiness, redness, and flushed skin are some of the most common symptoms of histamine intolerance (1). Research has also...

Brain Inflammation and Diet

Brain Inflammation and Diet

What Is Brain Inflammation and What Effect Does it Have on Health? Inflammation is an immune system response to injury, infections, toxins, and irritants.  It happens when white blood cells are sent to the part of the body that is ‘under attack’ or injured in...

Fundamentals of Functional Medicine: Epigenetics

Fundamentals of Functional Medicine: Epigenetics

This article provides an overview of epigenetics, and the role of epigenetics in influencing long-term health and susceptibility to disease.   Understanding Genetics  A gene is a unit of heredity. Each person has two copies of each gene, one from each...

DAO: Overview and Role in Histamine Intolerance

DAO: Overview and Role in Histamine Intolerance

Histamine is a naturally occurring chemical that is involved in several physical functions, including allergic and inflammatory reactions. It is also found to varying degrees in food and drinks. In histamine intolerance, there is an imbalance between levels of...

Heavy Metals, Mast Cell Activation, and Histamine Intolerance

Heavy Metals, Mast Cell Activation, and Histamine Intolerance

This article explains how over-exposure to heavy metals can contribute to dysfunction in mast cell activation, which in turn impacts histamine levels in the body.  Overview of Mast Cells If you struggle with health issues related to histamine intolerance and would...

Zonulin Testing and its Benefits

Zonulin Testing and its Benefits

This article explains what zonulin testing is and how it can provide valuable insights for people suffering from a variety of different health concerns. The term ‘gut health’ has been appearing more frequently in medical news lately, as millions of people struggle...

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