JAK Inhibitors Show Promise for Alopecia, Eczema, Vitiligo

Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors are emerging as a potential treatment option for alopecia areata, eczema, and vitiligo. These drugs “are going to change how we think about what we do,” said Brett King, MD, PhD, from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, who has been at the forefront of research in this area. Two JAK…

10 Unusual Warning Signs of Disease

Gray hair could be an early warning sign of heart disease. Hiccups that won’t go away may foreshadow cancer. Sometimes your body sends seemingly unrelated signals that something is wrong. Since the key to treating most health problems is to catch them early, it can pay off big time to spot the tip-offs. And the…

6 Common Traits of Narcissists and Gaslighters

“Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others.”  —Paramahansa Yogananda Psychologist Stephen Johnson writes that a narcissist is someone who has “buried his true self-expression in response to early injuries and replaced it with a highly developed, compensatory false self.” This alternate persona often comes across as grandiose, “above others,” self-absorbed, and highly conceited. Gaslighting is…

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T TURN YOUR BACK ON THESE SYMPTOMS

Your morning routine looks different these days. Wake up, go to the gym, get home. Shower, shave, brush teeth, style hair, get dressed. Eat breakfast and guzzle a revitalising Orange Mocha Frappuccino. Except now you wake up with a stiffer back than you used to, and the coffee comes with an unexpected side order: painkillers….

10 Graphs That Show the Power of a Ketogenic Diet

The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet is a proven way to lose weight (1). It also has powerful benefits against type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, and may even help treat cancer (2, 3, 4). Additionally, it has been used to treat epilepsy since the 1920s (2). Here are 10 graphs that show the many powerful…

Fibromyalgia: Understand the diagnosis process

Fibromyalgia symptoms often mimic those of other conditions. Determining the true cause of your symptoms is key to receiving proper treatment. Fibromyalgia symptoms include widespread body pain, fatigue, poor sleep and mood problems. But all of these symptoms are common to many other conditions. And because fibromyalgia symptoms can occur alone or along with other…

6 Steps to Emotional Healing after Narcissistic Abuse

Have you been sitting around, asking yourself the following questions? “Why does it take so long to heal from this heartache?”, “Why can’t I stop thinking about the person who treated me like crap?”, “Why do I still love him/her after what they did to me?”, “Will this pain ever go away?” Obsessing over an…

10 Simple Steps That Will Help You Protect Your Kidneys, Before It’s Too Late!

Chronic kidney disease affects millions of people worldwide, radically curtailing their quality of life, with the threat of dialysis or transplantation hanging over their heads. According to Dr. Sundar Sankaran, Chief Nephrologist, Columbia Asia Hospitals, when it comes to kidney disease, the discussion is limited to improving dialysis facilities and access for donors; very little…

Your 5 Worst Gluten-Free Mistakes

After experiencing some wacky symptoms, I was recently tested for celiac disease, and while the report came back negative, I’ve noticed that I do feel better when I avoid gluten. Many of my clients are in the same boat, but others seek me out after going gluten free and feeling worse, or even gaining weight, which seems to be…

Adverse Reactions to Ketogenic Diets: Caution Advised

As the ketogenic diet gains popularity, it’s important to have a balanced discussion regarding the merits of this diet. Let me emphasize right out of the gate that this is not a diet without merits (excuse the double negative); in fact, it has significant therapeutic potential for some clinical pathologies. However, it is also a…