Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #202

In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed brain fog, fatigue, female hormone issues & bloating.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we spoke with Jason Prall and discussed how psychedelics might change the course of healing.

Latest Research

To determine the best method of treatment, patients in this study who had a methane-positive breath test were either given rifaximin only, neomycin only, or the combination of neomycin and rifaximin. The combination of neomycin and rifaximin yielded the best result producing both a positive clinical response and elimination of methane on their breath test.


This systematic review and meta-analysis showed that selenium (Se) supplementation was associated with a significant decrease in TPOAb titers at 6 and 12 months; meanwhile, the TgAb titers can be dropped at 12 months (but did not show a decrease at 6 months). After Se supplementation treatment, patients had a higher chance to improve the mood without significant adverse events.


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (Hp) antibodies in young autoimmune thyroid disease (ATD) patients and investigated the possibility that a susceptible immunogenetic profile could influence the development of ATD in subjects with Hp infection.

The findings from this study show that …

“Another target of Hp-elicited immune inflammatory response might be the thyroid gland in subjects with a peculiar immunogenetic profile so that ATD may be a consequence. The findings also suggest the opportunity of eradicating Hp infection in children with ATD and/or susceptible HLA alleles.”

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

Elana Amsterdam: Paleo Mulberry Granola
Sébastien Noël: Chicken And Coconut Curry Soup
MyLivingHealth: Paleo Chicken Bacon Alfredo
Gluten Free School: Gluten Free Vegan Ice Cream Sandwiches

Happiness Homework 

Go to the movies.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“Get yourself grounded and you can navigate even the stormiest roads in peace.”
—Steve Goodier

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