Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine system and its glands – the adrenals, pancreas, ovaries, gonads, thyroid, pituitary, and hypothalamus – often referred to under the blanket term of ‘hormones’. These glands secrete hormones and communicate and regulate through feedback systems. When one of these glands is overworked, it effects all the others. The […]
Blood tests have been used as a tool for measuring health for a long time. However, they have been used primarily as a means for diagnosing disease. The disease diagnosis method of analysis is referred to as Pathological Analysis. Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis, in contrast, analyzes the same blood tests for sub-clinical markers – numbers […]
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With so many new products on the market that claim to be ‘healthy’ and an improvement over the old standbys, how do you decide which foods will truly support optimal health? The simple answer is go for real food – food that is as close to how it grew on the farm as possible. Foods […]
excerpted from Chris Kresser’s webinar http://solvingleakygut.com/leaky-gut-videos-for-you/ The gut is the gateway to health. There is no part of the body, no disease, no organ system – that the gut doesn’t directly or indirectly affect. In health, the gut is naturally permeable to very small molecules in order to absorb vital nutrients. But infections, toxins, stress and […]