May Flowers Bring Allergies… Or, Do They?

May Flowers Bring Allergies… Or, Do They?

A sniffle at the office invokes the question: “Catching a cold?” Often, the answer is: “No, it’s just my allergies.” The allergic attribution that is habitually made is almost as common as the “cold” misnomer. Rhinitis can be either...
Speak Up! Alleviate Your Digestive Problems

Speak Up! Alleviate Your Digestive Problems

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 44 million people per year visit their doctor with digestive system complaints. It is estimated that an additional 70 million more people are affected by digestive disorders, but suffer in silence and never speak...
Clinical Applications: Update on Helicobacter Pylori Treatment

Clinical Applications: Update on Helicobacter Pylori Treatment

H. pylori has been identified as a group 1 carcinogen by the World Health Organization and is associated with the development of gastric cancer. The risk of developing gastric cancer is increased by three to six times in infected persons. A meta-analysis of 51 studies...
Clinical Applications: Milk and Autism

Clinical Applications: Milk and Autism

We continually review published research and studies found on PubMed and other professional journals to bring relevant insights to our physicians. Key Points and Takeaways: Autistic patients should be tested for IgE and IgG reactivity to foods most specifically to...
The Failure of Diets

The Failure of Diets

The number of fad diets circulating in the news and by word of mouth suggests that something is amiss. There doesn’t appear to be an easy fix to weight loss. However, new research suggests that IgG food sensitivity, which has been shown to contribute to many chronic...
FAQ: How Do I Know If I Have Candida?

FAQ: How Do I Know If I Have Candida?

Candida, or Candida albicans, is a naturally occurring yeast that resides in the body’s mucous membranes (such as the mouth and digestive tract). In small amounts, it is a normal part of our gut flora and can help assist with digestion and absorption of nutrients....