MAST CELLS AND AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION

Mast cells are implicated in a wide array of disorders. At one extreme is mastocytosis with a true proliferation of mast cells. At the other end, and often all in between, are the mast cell activation disorders where there is episodic activation and degranulation of mast cells and release of their contents, mainly histamine, causing […]

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How Leaky Gut Connects to Leaky Brain

Written by Carley Squires, ND, LAc There is a two-way communication between the brain and the gastrointestinal tract often referred to as the “brain–gut axis,” so it makes sense that increased inflammation in one would result in inflammation of the other. But, how do we get inflammation in the gut or brain? And, how exactly […]

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Stem Cell Question: Why Personal Cell Therapy (PCT)?

Courtesy of Cell Surgical Network. Center for Healing Neurology is an affiliate of Cell Surgical Network. Allogeneic cells represent a robust business model for tissue banks and ultimately for big pharma who will industrialize them once approved through the FDA. Tissue banks selling umbilical cord stem cells have popped up left and right selling a […]

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ENERGY FOR THE BRAIN

The brain depends on many nutrients for function and performance. Importantly, the brain cannot manufacture its own nutrients and therefore depends on delivery of these compounds from the body. The body, of course, gets its source of nutrients from the diet. Therefore, what we choose to eat can either nourish the brain or starve the […]

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