Detoxification: Addressing Cellular Functions & Dispelling Myths

The word detoxification gets thrown around quite a bit in alternative healthcare circles. There is often an extraordinary emphasis on processes involving detoxification. This often includes: colon cleansing, liver cleansing, kidney cleansing, lymphatic drainage, sauna therapy, colon hydrotherapy, herbal therapies and coffee enemas. While there are often numerous benefits that can be obtained through such

Iron Deficiency & Hypothyroidism: Common Patterns

Hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism are very common presentations in today’s world. Essentially there are 2 forms of low thyroid function: autoimmune hypothyroidism and non-autoimmune hypothyroidism. Because thyroid hormone is essential to every cell of the body, decreases in thyroid function may result in an array of symptoms and altercations to many bodily systems and functions.

Serum Albumin: Glutathione Transport & Powerful Free Radical Scavenger

I have previously discussed the essential role of albumin in human health. Serum albumin is one of the most vitally important blood proteins. Albumin is in fact the most abundant blood protein in human plasma. Epidemiological data suggests that decreased albumin values are strongly associated with an increased mortality. Albumin functions as a major transport for nutrients,

Methylation, Epigenetics & Nutrigenomics: Identifying & Correcting The Core Issues In Disease

Have you heard of methylation before? In 5-8 years from now, problems in a person’s “methylation” cycle is going to be widely recognized as one of the core, underlying factors in many health issues and degenerative diseases. Methylation gene defects and epigenetic altercations to certain genes essential in the methylation pathways of the body can