Immune Dysfunction and Imbalance Some doctors believe the immune system is overactivated in Chronic Fatigue (CFS)/Fibromyalgia, but there are also clear signs of immune deficiency, like low numbers of natural killer cells or NK cells. NK cells are a type of white blood cells crucial not just for prevention of infection, but cancer as well. [...]
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New research is indicating that many chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia patients are in a state of low level activation of the coagulation system and treatment of this coagulation activation can result in a complete or partial resolution of symptoms. Studies have found that approximately 80% of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia patients have this [...]
Fibromyalgia: The Diet ConnectionFind out what experts say really matters about the foods you eat -- and why staying away from certain foods might help your fibromyalgia symptoms. By Colette Bouchez WebMD Feature Reviewed by Matthew Hoffman, MD The condition is called Fibromyalgia. It consists of a complex array of symptoms that include widespread [...]
Euthyroid sick syndrome can be described as abnormal findings on thyroid function tests that occur in the setting of a nonthyroidal illness (NTI), without preexisting hypothalamic-pituitary and thyroid gland dysfunction. After recovery from an NTI, these thyroid function test result abnormalities should be completely reversible. R Read full article: https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/118651-overview
Obesity has become a major health epidemic and has dramatically increased over the last decades. Studies show that now approximately one-third of the U.S. population is classified as obese and over two-thirds are significantly overweight. While the cause is multifactorial, studies are clear that almost all overweight individuals have metabolic and endocrinological dysfunction that is [...]
HORMONES AND THEIR ACTIONS DHEA - This is the most abundant hormone in the body, and it is also a precursor hormone, which is a substance from which other important hormones are produced. DHEA is mainly secreted by the adrenal glands but is also produced by the skin and brain. It is an essential component [...]
Estrogen dominance is a condition where a woman can have deficient, normal or excessive estrogen, but has little or no progesterone to balance its effects in the body. Even a woman with low estrogen levels can have estrogen dominance symptoms if she doesn 't have any progesterone. Too little estrogen is not always the issue [...]
Clinical Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Cardiovascular Increased risk of stroke or heart attack Psychiatric Irritability and overall personality change Mild memory impairment, occasional dementia Psychosis Depression Hematologic Megaloblastic anemia Pancytopenia Vitamin deficiencies often go unnoticed until they are severe mostly because the symptoms overlap with many other diseases. A recent study within continental USA [...]
Our stress-fighting adrenal glands, which sit atop the kidneys, are actually two different glands in one. The center of the gland (adrenal medulla) manufactures adrenaline (epinephrine). The outer part of the gland (adrenal cortex) makes several hormones called corticosteroids. They include: Cortisol. Pumped out in response to stress, cortisol regulates blood sugar and blood pressure, [...]
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