Fatty Liver Disease Dr. Jay Davidson

Fatty Liver Disease: Get the Fat Out of the Liver!

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines.   Article Summary: Fatty liver disease is reaching epidemic levels, and it’s not only a problem among heavy alcohol users. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), like alcohol-induced fatty liver disease, typically begins as a silent disease with few or no symptoms. NAFLD usually develops in middle age,…

MTHFR Dr. Jay Davidson

MTHFR: Your Genetic Predisposition is Not Your Destiny

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article summary: The MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) gene is one of the most well-studied genes in terms of its health impact. People who have MTHFR variants in their genome are the rule rather than the exception.  Having MTHFR doesn’t necessarily set you up for a particular set…

Mitochondria & Immune Function

Mitochondria: Cell Powerhouses That Play a Vital Role in Immune Function

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines.  Article summary: Mitochondria are structures within cells that produce energy for cellular functions and processes. Mitochondria are famous as energy producers; however, they play a vital role in immune function as well. The mitochondria help to direct and activate the immune system. While mitochondria are focusing…

Radon in Home Dr. Jay Davidson

Radon: Is There a Radioactive Threat in Your Home?

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the environment. Radon exposure can lead to lung cancer, and the risk is significantly higher if cigarette smoke (even secondhand smoke) is a factor. Radioactive radon gas comes from the normal breakdown (decay) of radium, a radioactive…

Mold Illness Dr. Jay Davidson

Mold Illness: Mold Toxins Suppress the Immune System, Trigger Chronic Disease, & Inhibit Healing

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Mold toxins suppress the human immune system and provide a substantial challenge for people with chronic illnesses. Molds are invasive and versatile fungi that grow both indoors and outdoors. Warm, damp, and humid environments are ideal for mold growth. A mold illness called “sick building syndrome”…

Glyphosate Increases Risk of Cancer Dr. Jay Davidson

Exposure to Glyphosate Increases Cancer Risk and So Much More

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: The World Health Organization identified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” in the year 2015, and now glyphosate is the target of many lawsuits from cancer patients who aim to prove that glyphosate exposure led to their cancers. Monsanto/Bayer, the maker of the glyphosate-based herbicide…

Microbiome Testing Dr. Jay Davidson

Microbiome Testing: Dispelling the Myths & Questioning the Status Quo

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: The microbiome is a collection of microorganisms that live within the human gastrointestinal tract and perform many significant health-promoting functions. Stool sample microbiome testing is the standard for detection of microbiome bacterial species in the functional medicine realm, and whether or not you have certain…