Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #144

Dr. Ruscio Wrap-Up #144

Dr. Ruscio Wrap-Up #144

In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed if SIBO is a real condition.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we spoke with Dr. Bryan Walsh and Dr. Mike Nelson and discussed loneliness live from Costa Rica.

Latest Research

New drugs including ketotifen, Disodium Cromoglycate (DSCG), and ebastine are explored, and seem promising for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. In parallel, much progress has been made in targeting low-grade inflammation, especially through the introduction of drugs such as mesalazine and rifaximin.

Subclinical hypothyroidism is likely associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease mortality, and subclinical hyperthyroidism is likely associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, coronary heart disease mortality, and total mortality.

Analysis of 12 RCTs revealed that in general, oral administration of probiotics improved the recognized clinical signs of chronic and aggressive periodontitis such as probing pocket depth, bleeding on probing, and attachment loss, with a concomitant reduction in the levels of major periodontal pathogens. Continuous probiotic administration, laced mainly with Lactobacillus species, was necessary to maintain these benefits.

Training at high intensity is superior to improve cardiopulmonary fitness and to reduce %body fat in adults with obesity compared to traditional exercise. Future studies are needed to design specific HIT programs for the obese with regard to optimal effect and long-term adherence.

Ten studies were identified for inclusion. Exercise interventions have positive effects on clinical depression and depressive symptoms among older adults. In addition, exercise interventions alleviated the depressive symptoms among older adults with a diagnosis of chronic disease.

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

Our Paleo Life: Paleo Lime Mayo
Pale OMG: Jalapeño Popper Chicken Salad
Taste Team: Roast Pork With Tomato And Maple Jam
Joyful Healthy Eats: Pineapple Strawberry Agua Fresca

Happiness Homework 

Have dinner at a nice restaurant.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.”
— Ausonius


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