About the shingles vaccine...what are we really doing?

There is mounting evidence that the newest entry in the vaccine mania is the prevention of shingles, aka herpes zoster or the reactivation of chicken pox virus that hides dormant in a part of the spinal cord serving sensory functions.  For reasons that are unclear the virus seems to reactivate in some individuals and creeps along a single nerve root almost always on one side and inflames that particular dermatome or section of the skin served by that nerve root.  A blistering rash usually accompanies the pain.

Why gluten free is no longer really elective...

...since it is gluten -- and the genetically modified gluten of recent decades to boot -- that is the ongoing instrument of damage in most diets.  From gastric polyps to diverticuli to osteoarthritis, the intestinal barrier breakdown and the background immunologic drama that is then created likely starts with gluten and other similar so-called "lectins" that we consume.  And we consume them because they are available, cheap, and marketed in our face by very profitable concerns like Kraft and General Mills.  The Wheaties box has only about $.15 of harmful grain, $1 of Misty May-Treanor's pic

The nitric oxide revolution...

Very few people -- much less patients -- have ever heard of nitric oxide (NO).  Yet it remains one of the most important signalling molecules in our system, particularly as regards small artery health and the ability to "flex" or dilate....

For those of you raising children, especially boys...

....beware of the ongoing assault on the developing sexual organs (and sexuality) of young boys.  Besides the clear over-prescribing of behavior-altering drugs (Adderall, Ritalin, Strateera, etc) to mold the personalities and classroom behavior of boys (most of whom are either simply acting like little boys and many of whom are affected by processed foods made by our wonderful food giants), thee is the ongoing, insidious toxicity affecting this and future generations.  Many have asked about the apparent rise in gender ambiguity as it might relate to all of this, and the evidence continues t

An update on Lyme disease...

Lyme disease...2 standards of care but a critical, new legal standard that will change everything...

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