Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #212

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed how to treat anxiety naturally by improving your gut health.

On Wednesday, we spoke with Dr. Allison Siebecker and Gar y Stapleton, and discussed testing and treatment for hydrogen sulfide SIBO.

Latest Research

This study hypothesized that triclosan and triclocarban, components of many household and personal care products,

“may alter the oral and gut microbiota, with potential consequences for metabolic function and weight.”

Other than finding high levels of these substances in the urine, the rest of the findings were not significant and did not support the hypothesis.

This study analyzed the replacement T4 dose in 35 hypothyroid patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source (HT) and atypical Celiac Disease (CD). Atypical CD increases the need for T4. This effect is reversed when a Gluten-Free Diet is applied or with an increased dose of T4.

This study found that bile salt hydrolase-active Lactobacillus Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source reuteri NCIMB 30242 capsules may be a useful therapy for treating hypercholesterolemia in adults.

Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

Mike: Paleo Nilla Wafers
Sébastien Noël: Lobster and Mango Salad
Jason Glaspey, Founder: Paleo Meatloaf with Tomato Glaze
Rebecca Bohl: Creamy Homemade Orange Julius

Happiness Homework 

Give yourself a manicure and/or pedicure.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“You don’t have to attend every argument you are invited to.”
— Unknown

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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.


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