Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Elderberry supplementation prior to, during, and up to 5 days following overseas travel significantly reduced cold duration and symptom severity in participating subjects compared to control. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. There are fundamental problems with the food allergy tests themselves as well as the interpretation of the results.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Eight weeks of supplementation with Ashwagandha significantly improved TSH, T3 and T4 in the participating subjects compared to the control. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD. Adequate Vitamin D levels not only support the immune system but may also play an important role in the treatment of Hashimoto’s Disease.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Study participants who practiced yoga both moderately and strenuously had a significant reduction in inflammatory cytokines IL-6 and TNF-α compared to those who did not practice yoga. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A two year supplementation with 1200 mg of lipoic acid significantly reduced (68%) brain atrophy in the 27 study participants with multiple sclerosis compared to the control group.
Immune Function Improved by Dietary Intake of Yogurt Containing L. Paracasei, B. Lactis, and Heat-Treated L. Plantarum
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A twelve week daily consumption of dairy yogurt containing L. paracasei, B. lactis, and heat-treated L. plantarum enhanced the immune system functioning in 200 participating nondiabetic older adults. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, Ph.D. Zinc contributes in many ways to a healthy body and immune system.
Aromatherapy Oil Inhalation Significantly Reduces Perennial Allergic Rhinitis and Hypersensitivity Factors
Written by James C. Morton Jr., Staff Writer. In a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical research study, aromatherapy oil inhalation significantly decreased perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms (52.3%), rhino conjunctivitis quality of life, (62.0%), and fatigue and sleep factors (32.3%) compared to placebo group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Of the 40 participating patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, those who took 2 grams of powdered nigella sativa daily for 8 weeks significantly improved their thyroid status compared to the 20 subjects in the control group. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD. Dr. Massey shares information on the benefits of a diet high in anti inflammatory foods for reducing the pain symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis as well as decreasing the risk of developing an inflammatory autoimmune disease.
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. Fight the flu this winter season with Dr. Massey’s recommended arsenal of natural remedies for seasonal flu protection such as herbs, Bifidobacterum probiotics, and cranberries and elderberries that are rich in polyphenols.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Of the 80 healthy participating males, those who took 1.5 grams of Cordycepts extract daily for one month significantly increased 3 types of immune system cells: NK50, NK100, NK200 in addition to interleukin-2 ( IL-2) which is a white blood cell regulator. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. After just 3 hours of exercise, those who supplemented with krill oil for 6 weeks significantly increased immune system protein IL by 45.9% and natural killer immune cells by 6.5%.
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. Dr. Massey recommends flu vaccine be given to only those individuals at high risk of complications from the flu.