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…

Optimal Hydration Dr Jay Davidson

Beyond Water: Optimal Hydration for Chronic Illness

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: Water provides the medium for life-sustaining chemical reactions in plants and animals. Water is essential for optimal cellular biochemical functions. 99% of all the molecules in our bodies are water molecules. Water comprises a large percentage of vital body fluids, including blood and lymph.…

Ketogenic Diet & Lyme Disease Dr. Jay Davidson

Ketosis: The Lifestyle & Diet Hack for Lyme Disease & Chronic Illness

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: With all the contradictory information about fat consumption, it’s easy to be confused and unsure of which types of fat are good or bad. The human body uses both glucose and ketones for fuel. Ketogenesis produces organic compounds, called ketones, from the breakdown of fat.…