In Case You Missed It
On Monday, we spoke with Juan discussed healing the gut & autoimmune symptoms with the elemental diet.
On Wednesday we spoke with Mike T. Nelson and discussed how to flex your metabolism & add endurance training for performance.
The aim of this study was to analyze the naturally occurring prevalence rates for lactose malabsorption (LM), fructose malabsorption (FM), and histamine intolerance (HI) in patients with so far unexplained gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms. A high percentage of patients in the study showed an overlap with GI issues. The conclusion…
“Depending on the various diagnoses possible, patients should receive individualized dietary advice.“
According to outcomes in animal studies, cannabinoids can be potential immunosuppressive and anti-fibrotic agents in the therapy of autoimmune disorders. Research in humans, to support this, is lacking. Overall more human studies are needed.
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the mast cell stabilizer ketotifen on rectal sensitivity and symptoms in patients with IBS. The outcome in this study shows that:
“ketotifen increases the threshold for discomfort in patients with IBS with visceral hypersensitivity, reduces IBS symptoms and improves health-related quality of life. Whether this effect is secondary to the mast cell stabilizing properties of ketotifen or H(1) receptor antagonism remains to be further investigated.”
Laugh a Little!
Joel Runyon: Guacamole
Robin Bashinsky: Blackened Steak Salad
Emma Swanston: Deliciously Simple Garlic and Rosemary Chicken
Sébastien Noël: Orange, Mango, and Kiwi Smoothie
Make a positive music playlist.
Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable
“Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.”
What do you think? I would like to hear your thoughts or experience with this.
Dr. Ruscio is your leading functional and integrative doctor specializing in gut related disorders such as SIBO, leaky gut, Celiac, IBS and in thyroid disorders such as hypothyroid and hyperthyroid. For more information on how to become a patient, please contact our office. Serving the San Francisco bay area and distance patients via phone and Skype.