In Case You Missed It
On Monday, we spoke with Dr. Richard McCallum and discussed new insights into the causes of SIBO.
On Wednesday, we spoke with Dr. Tom Guilliams and discussed adrenal testing, stress & the HPA axis.
This study demonstrates a significant reduction in all-cause mortality and in cardiovascular mortality associated with several measures of sun exposure. However, the same positive results cannot be said for ultraviolet exposure from tanning beds. In fact, there is a significant increase in all-cause mortality and cancer mortality with tanning beds according to this study. More studies are needed to further understand both natural and artificial light exposure.
Intestinal dysbiosis may trigger autoimmune thyroiditis. Hypo- and hyperthyroidism, often of autoimmune origin, were also associated with bacterial overgrowth in the intestines and negative changes in the microbiota.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the cholesterol-lowering effects of a yogurt formulation containing microencapsulated bile salt hydrolase (BSH)-active Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242. Results show that the yogurt formulation is
“efficacious and safe for lowering LDL-C, TC, apoB-100, and non-HDL-C in hypercholesterolaemic subjects.”
Laugh a Little!
Mike: Paleo-tella (Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)
Sébastien Noël: Steak Salad with Garlic-Herb Dressing
Emma Swanston: Healthy Homemade Teriyaki Chicken With Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Jalapeno’ Salsa
Rebecca Bohl: Homemade Grapefruit Soda
Cook dinner for friends.
Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable
“Like a sandcastle, all is temporary. Build it, tend it, enjoy it. And when the time comes, let it go.”
— Jack Kornfield
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.