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It’s the sad truth but We Can change it!!
14/06/2019

It’s the sad truth but We Can change it!!

I Love your passion for the truth Vani (aka Food Babe) keep up the amazing work! Let's help Vani spread the word friends...
03/12/2018

I Love your passion for the truth Vani (aka Food Babe) keep up the amazing work!
Let's help Vani spread the word friends!!

I got a request to be on CNN last Sunday night asking me to discuss the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak. But here’s the crazy thing… My appearance on national TV really pi**ed off some people. And no – not because it was on CNN. (My stance on national media has always been to take … Read Mo...

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29/11/2018

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Leading mycologist Paul Stamets (full bio) shares his work exploring the diverse role medicinal mushrooms may have in activating our immune systems and helpi...

09/06/2018

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Lyme Disease: Missed and MisdiagnosedThe-Truth-About-Lyme-DiseaseWe are experiencing an absolute epidemic of Lyme diseas...
06/10/2017

Lyme Disease: Missed and Misdiagnosed

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We are experiencing an absolute epidemic of Lyme disease in the United States. Making things even worse is that many physicians don’t understand or deny that Lyme is so serious. It’s a tragedy!

Lyme disease was so-named because it was “discovered” in Lyme, CT. It is most common in New England, up and down the east coast, and the Midwest. But I’ve known individuals with Lyme who live in Texas, South America, Europe, and Asia. As I said, it’s an epidemic.

When we speak of Lyme disease, we mean not only Borrelia, the name of the Lyme organism itself, but many co-infections that infected individuals also have. These co-infections include Babesia, Bartonella, Brucella, Chlamydia, Ehrlichia, Mycoplasma, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Tularemia, and a variety of viruses. You get Lyme by being bitten from a tiny deer tick, a tick so small that you can barely see it. Some individuals who are bitten by the deer tick may find the tick on their body or see a “bulls-eye” rash, but most people don’t find the tick and don’t have a rash.

Infections with Borrelia and its co-infections brethren typically have a gradual onset, often with a flu-like illness. People can have unexplained fevers or hot and cold spells. Memory, planning, reading, brain processing, and judgment may be impaired. In severe cases it can literally become impossible to string together words to make a sentence. Fatigue and exhaustion are common. Sleep problems—often severe—are almost invariably present. Headaches are common. Infected people are often moody and irritable. Individuals may have gastrointestinal disturbances. Sensitivity to sounds is increased, so that people can feel assaulted by the world around them. Light sensitivity is common. Bell’s palsy can occur—a mild or not so mild—one-sided facial drooping. In fact, in my opinion, Bell’s palsy is always due to Lyme disease until proven otherwise. Infected individuals can have erratic blood pressure changes or life-threatening changes in heart electrical rhythms. My experience, and that of others who are very familiar with Lyme, is that chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are often caused by Lyme and co-infections.

What a list! The reality is that infection with Lyme and its co-infections can cause or contribute to virtually any medical, neurological, or psychiatric problems. As a psychiatrist, I’ve seen Lyme mimic ADD, anxiety disorders, depression and bipolar disorder, OCD, and schizophrenia. Sometimes, but not all of the time, when we treat the underlying infections, we see all of these “psychiatric” problems melt away. Lyme is also likely involved with ALC (Lou Gehrig’s disease), multiple sclerosis, autism, and various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

How do you make a Lyme diagnosis? Well, blood tests are fallible, so currently a diagnosis of Lyme is a clinical one. This is so important that it bears repeating: Lyme is a clinical diagnosis, made by a clinician with extensive experience with these infections. Individuals suspected of having Lyme should consult a “Lyme Literate Medical Doctor” (“LLMD”), typically a clinician who is a member of the leading organization for Lyme called ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, www.ilads.org).

As I’ve just explained, a diagnosis of Lyme and co-infections is made by an LLMD who takes a detailed clinical history, does a thorough physical exam, and orders appropriate laboratory testing.

Laboratory testing for Lyme leaves much to be desired. Let me explain why. Commonly-done testing by Quest or LabCorp, using the standard “Western Blot” testing, often gives a result that is a false-negative. That means that, if you get a negative result, you don’t know if you can trust it. Therefore, we commonly use specialty labs to try to diagnose Lyme such as IGeneX labs (www.igenex.com). IGeneX focuses solely on Lyme and co-infections, so they’ve become very good at detecting these illnesses. Even IGeneX testing is not perfect, but it typically is much better than most other labs.

What many don’t understand, and why Lyme testing with most labs is often worse than useless—because it can be misleading—is that CDC (the United States Centers for Disease Control) criteria for Lyme are based on surveillance criteria, not criteria for actual clinical diagnosis. This is a complicated, complex, politically-charged issue. I won’t go into all the nuances of this. Suffice it to say that even many doctors don’t understand that the so-called CDC criteria, upon which most testing (but not IGeneX and other specialty labs) is based, are not useful for making an actual clinical diagnosis in a patient, because of their high false negative rate. This has confused many doctors, who are not aware of the nuances of this diagnostic issue, resulting in many infected patients being told that they do not have Lyme when they actually do. It’s a real disaster, one of the most confusing and contentious issues I’ve seen in my many years as a physician, resulting in missed diagnoses and misdiagnosis. Often, struggling individuals end up being told that they have a psychiatric disorder because their physicians cannot figure out what is wrong. What a mess.

To make things even worse, physicians who are active in diagnosis and treating tick-borne infections like Lyme are being targeted by insurance companies and medical boards. Some have been forced out of medical practice and driven into bankruptcy. Their personal and professional lives have been ruined.

Lest I end by leaving you depressed and discouraged, let me say that help is available for Lyme and other tick-borne infections and there is reason for hope. Infected people can get better. There are courageous clinicians who are willing to diagnose and treat these patients the right way. But you must take matters into your own hands. Research your condition. Seek out clinicians who have experience. Ask questions and then ask more questions. You need to have a doctor who will spend time with you. The initial visit with a LLMD typically lasts about three hours. Is your doctor spending three hours with you? Probably not. Find one who will, and you’ll likely get better, which is what I’ve found with my daughter Elizabeth, who struggled for many years with Lyme, but who has improved markedly once we figured out what was wrong with her and found her the treatment she needed. Never give up hope!

The first step in any healing process is an accurate diagnosis. If you or someone you know may be experiencing symptoms of Lyme disease, call us today at (888) 288-9834 or visit our website to schedule visit and find out more about how we can help.

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19/06/2017

Medical Medium Anthony William explains why four commonly found foods have next-level (dare we say otherworldly) healing powers—and how to use them correctly.

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27/02/2017

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The #1 oil you should never consume is likely hiding out in this drink. But that's just the beginning.

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10/11/2016

Check it out friends.

All foods from China should be avoided for health purposes. Many of the food we import is filled with plastic, pesticides, or cancer causing chemicals.

Great info peeps!
26/10/2016

Great info peeps!

Wheat today is vastly different from the wheat our ancestors grew and ate. This is likely part of the explanation as to why celiac disease and gluten intolerance have risen four-fold since the 1950s.

03/09/2016

ARE DAILY ACHES AND PAINS A BIG PART OF YOUR LIFE?
DO YOU FIND YOURSELF TAKING IBUPROFEN (NSAIDS) TO TRY AND GET RID OF THE PAIN?
These medications are actually BAD for you & can bring about serious health complications...
A report released by The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies revealed that at least 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. [1]

In order to understand the impact chronic pain has on the lives of those it afflicts, an organization called the American Pain Foundation conducted the Voices of Chronic Pain Survey in 2006.

The results were sobering... 51% reported that they feel helpless to control their pain, 59% reported a significant impact on the quality of their lives, and 70-86% of all participants reported symptoms of depression, insomnia, poor cognitive function, and chronic fatigue.[2]

The moral of the story is that chronic pain is a debilitating issue that can adversely quality one’s quality of life and overall health.

And for the vast majority of people, the workable solution for inflammatory response is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s), ibuprofen being one of the most popular.

Ibuprofen and other NSAID’s work by temporarily stopping the endogenous production of inflammatory chemicals—for a short while, they essentially trick the body into overriding its inflammatory response (and thus the pain that comes along with it).

The way in which NSAID’s work is certainly ingenious, and they’re a lifesaver for many people in pain. Unfortunately, they have a dark side too—a growing body of research reveals that NSAID consumption is linked to increased risk of heart attack, stroke, ulcers, gastritis, and other serious health problems.[3]

Many people are not even aware of these risks, but because of the suffering brought on by their pain, they believe that avoiding painkillers just isn’t an option.

30/08/2016

A new research showed Wednesday that those with Crohn's disease experience slower response times compared with those who do not have the disease.

12/07/2016
11/07/2016

There are times when being weak at the knees is totally okay.

08/07/2016

Fun stuff💃🏻

01/06/2016

Food #1 that HARMS your brain: Fructose

In a 2012 UCLA study published in the Journal of Physiology, researchers found that a diet high in fructose over time can damage your memory and learning ability.

Beyond the harm to your brain, it's well known in the research world that a high fructose diet can also cause insulin resistance in your body over time, and possibly lead to type-2 diabetes and extra body fat. If that's not enough, a high fructose diet also detrimentally affects your triglyceride levels in your blood as well as small dense LDL particles that cause plaque in your arteries.

So what we have here is high-fructose intake = impaired memory and learning in your brain, increased risk of diabetes, and increased risk of heart disease. Oh, and we forgot to mention extra belly fat too... Yum - who wants another can of soda pop or a large bowl of corn syrup sweetened ice cream!

The average person eating a modern western diet of processed food consumes a LARGE quantity of fructose without even thinking about it from all of the soft drinks (high fructose corn syrup typically), sweetened juice drinks, orange juice, processed junk foods such as cakes and candies, as well as the HFCS that's added to store-bought salad dressings, breads and cereals, and even condiments like ketchup.

Note that many sports drinks, even though marketed as "healthy", can have large amounts of corn syrup or even crystalline fructose as their main sweetener. These sports drinks can be equally as bad as a soda for your body and your brain. Don't be fooled by the clever marketing showing pictures of pro athletes guzzling this stuff.

Also note that agave syrup (aka, agave nectar) which is marketed as a "healthy" sweetener as well, is one of the most concentrated forms of processed fructose in sweeteners as well. I personally stay away from agave sweeteners as much as possible unless the amounts are very small.

All of these fructose-laden foods and drinks are easy to avoid though if you choose to eat consciously... for example, make homemade salad dressings from your favorite olive oil and vinegar with added spices, or choose to drink unsweetened iced tea with lemon instead of sweetened drinks or juices. If you use a lot of ketchup, try to reduce the quantity by mixing with mustard or hot sauce, which typically don't contain HFCS sweetener in any significant quantities.

Last thing to note about fructose... Yes, natural whole fruits do contain fructose, but generally contain MUCH smaller quantities of fructose than you would consume in a sweetened juice drink, soft drink or sweetened junk foods. Also, the phytonutrients, antioxidants, and fiber that's contained in most whole fruits counteracts any negative effects of fructose. I personally try to keep fruit intake to no more than 1-2 pieces a day due to the sugar and fructose content of larger amounts of fruit.

Here's a trick: Did you know that limes and lemons contain virtually zero fructose, and only 3-4 grams of total carbs in a whole lemon or lime, whereas a typical orange contains 6 grams of fructose and 25 grams of total sugar per fruit. I squeeze lemons and limes daily into either water or teas for a healthy flavorful drink. Fresh lemon juice has even been shown to control blood sugar response from a meal...another bonus!

25/05/2016

Join Now For The Best From David Wolfe Mold is a big problem in most homes, but many people are unaware of the problem. Of course, everyone looks at the shower curtain, under the sink, or in the basement when he or she think about mold issues, but mold can grow anywhere. Mold can be …

Good info peeps
17/05/2016

Good info peeps

Join Now For The Best From David Wolfe While mosquito repellent may seem like the obvious go-to for protecting yourself from itchy bites this summer, some sprays on the market contain toxic chemicals that have dangerous side effects if absorbed into the skin or accidentally ingested. Luckily, there…

16/04/2016

According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that about 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer…

07/04/2016

With so much research showing that young males suffer beneath the gravity of conventional masculinity, why isn’t there more help for them on campus?

07/04/2016
More Trickery to cause disease and illness!!!
29/03/2016

More Trickery to cause disease and illness!!!

Aspartame has in fact been linked to seizures and a host of other major health issues including fatal cardiovascular events in women. Recent studies (we've found them!) have shown that not only does artificial sweetener intake have an association with diabetes, it also increases the risk for heart,…

27/03/2016

Sometimes changing your physical circumstances isn’t possible — or not possible soon enough, or you may want a less drastic change, but you still want to be happier. You can’t get to a new job right away or you regularly bump into that friend who makes you feel badly, what options do you have left?…

23/03/2016
Some great drinks! Cheers to your health 💞
21/03/2016

Some great drinks! Cheers to your health 💞

Best Of 200 CureJoy Recipes (Weight Loss, Fat Burn, Detox Drink, Cleanse etc) ==>

FYI friends..
20/03/2016

FYI friends..

Monsanto is one of the "Big 6" Biotech Corporations, along with BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical Company, Dupont, and Syngenta (so called because they dominate the agricultural input market -- that is, they own the world’s seed, pesticide and biotechnology industries).[1][2]

19/03/2016

Yummy treats :D

Read up wine drinkers :-/
23/02/2016

Read up wine drinkers :-/

The 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week came from 28 California wineries

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18/02/2016

Yummy!

I love chocolate, which I try to enjoy in moderation. I am always looking to create a healthy version of foods that allow me...

08/02/2016

Yummy!! Use Lilly's chocholate chips made with stevia along with organic ingredients and these are healthy tasty treats :D

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