Digital Dementia Dr. Jay Davidson

Digital Dementia: Is Too Much Screen Time Making Us Addicted, Anxious, & Antisocial?

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines.   Article summary: Digital dementia is a genuine threat and overuse of screen time can lead to a host of physical and mental health issues. U.S. teens who spend greater than three hours a day using electronic devices are 35% more likely to have a risk factor…

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…

Parasites and Viruses: Pathogens That Join Forces to Disrupt the Body’s Immune Balance

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article summary: There are primarily two categories of immune system function, mediated by Th1 or Th2-type immunity. The most favorable scenario is a well-balanced Th1 and Th2 response, suited to any immune challenge. The Th1 and Th2 balance comes under fire when parasites and viruses join…

Healing Chronic Illness Through Hormone Balance and Drainage Support Dr. Jay Davidson

Healing Chronic Illness: Balance Estrogen Dominance & Other Hormones. Support the Body’s Drainage & Detox Pathways

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article summary: Patients with chronic illness need support for hormone imbalances, such as estrogen dominance. Their drainage and detox functions need to be supported as well. Restoring health to the chronically ill inevitably requires that the interrelated dysfunctions in hormone balance and the body’s drainage/detox pathways…

Retroviruses: Dangerous Pathogens in Our DNA

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: Retroviruses are responsible for many deadly diseases including cancer, leukemia, and AIDS. Retroviruses, unlike typical viruses, are RNA viruses. An enzyme in retroviruses transcribes their RNA into a DNA molecule that can integrate with a host’s DNA. Once in a host cell, a retrovirus…