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…

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…

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…

Anxiety, Depression, & Chronic Ilness Dr. Jay Davidson

What to Do When Anxiety & Depression Team Up with Chronic Illness

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: Public health officials say a group of anti-anxiety medications could be the next U.S. drug epidemic. Antidepressant use has gone sky high—with one in eight Americans reporting use in 2014. Psychiatric medications are notorious for having numerous side effects—and they don’t address the source…

Essential Oils: Potent and Powerful Plant-Based Healing

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: The unpleasant symptoms that accompany Lyme disease and chronic illnesses can be managed with essential oils. Essential oils can also help address the root cause of chronic illness. Many essential oils appear to be extremely effective against microbes, fungi, and even drug-resistant bacteria. Certain…