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On Monday, we talked about Homocysteine as an independent risk factor for heart disease. B vitamins have been shown to lower homocysteine, but unfortunately this does not protect from heart disease. So, what to do about high homocysteine? We looked at a study that has recently shown that probiotics can help to lower homocysteine. Perhaps this is the approach we have been searching for?
On Wednesday’s podcast release, we had a great conversation with Dr. Chris Keroack, MD. Dr. Keroack shifted from a conventional weight loss doctor to functional medicine. We discussed some of the best medicines for weight loss and what type of person might be a “super responder.” We also covered new weight loss devices and surgeries, weighing the pros and the cons. We wraped up with how Dr. Keroack is currently integrating functional and conventional medicine.
Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip
Can high homocysteine levels in the body result from something else going on in your digestive system or dysbiosis in your gut? In this week’s tip we discuss homocysteine and how to protect your heart with probiotics.
Vitamin C and probiotics may help prevent colds in children.
Supplementation with omega 3, 6, and antioxidants decreases hair loss and improves hair quality in women.
Systemic review with meta-analysis shows aromatherapy to be helpful with sleep.
Frequent sauna use shown to help with headaches.
Ovarian autoimmunity is a cause of infertility.
Spontaneous urticaria may have a strong autoimmune component.
Laugh a Little!
Watch a funny movie or a romantic comedy.
Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable
When you consistently practice thankfulness, negative thought patterns will grow weaker.