Tryptase: Diagnosis for Mast Cell Activation
Measuring tryptase levels can be used as a biomarker for mast cell activation and to see if there is a severe immune reaction in your body.
Adrenal Support: The Best Supplements for Adrenal Health
Adrenal health is clearly important for your overall well-being. It’s especially important if you are already dealing with mast cell problems or histamine intolerance.
POTS & COVID-19: What Are Your Risks?
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us a list of unexpected health challenges. One of these health complications is Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). Research suggests there is an increased risk of developing POTS after COVID-19 infection
Clearing the Haze: Understanding and Overcoming Brain Fog
Brain fog is a term used for a range of symptoms, including difficulty focusing, trouble concentrating, forgetfulness, confusion, and overall mental fogginess.
Are You Upstream or Downstream?
The metaphor that describes the need for an upstream approach to healthcare exemplifies why any functional medicine doctor chooses his/her field. Coined by Irving Zola and made popular in McKinlay's defining paper, "A case for refocusing upstream: The political...
Who Cut the Cheese
Can you eat cheese if you have histamine intolerance? This is one of the most common questions I receive. If you’ve been newly diagnosed with histamine intolerance or mast cell activation syndrome, you understand the panic around your new dietary changes.
Fatty Liver and What to Do About It
Your liver is your largest internal organ. It helps your body to process nutrients and remove waste and toxins from your blood. You may develop fatty liver if there is a fat buildup in your liver.
Get Ready to Detoxify: How to Reduce Symptoms of Chronic Toxin Exposure
We all want to live in a world with clean air, nourishing food, clean water, and safe products. A world without toxins. Like it or not, this is not the world we are living in. Our air is polluted. If you live in a city, I don’t have to introduce you to exhaust fumes....
IV Nutrient Therapy. Not Just for Hangovers
IV drips have been traditionally used at hospitals for rehydration and restoring nutrients. However, in recent years, IV nutrient therapy has become incredibly popular.