Gut microbiota are implicated in almost every chronic condition; the intricate relationship between microbes and the immune system impacts host health.
A balanced intestinal microbial community may both optimize the immune system's response to acute illness and infections and support recovery.
Hyperreactive mast cell activation and the unregulated release of mediators may span multiple body systems and be a root cause of impaired overall health.
Increased mast cell activity is observed in a range of acute and chronic conditions. How can the functional medicine approach help with this complex issue?
Research suggests that intestinal microbiota can modulate the gut-brain axis and may be implicated in some mental health conditions like depression.
HYLANE technology seeks to normalize dysfunctional nerve tracts and cortical areas in the brain that may be contributing to neuropsychiatric conditions.
Various genetic, metabolic, behavioral, and psychological risk factors may contribute to the pathology and chronicity of dysfunctional sleep patterns.
Sleep and relaxation are essential to a healthy lifestyle but are often overlooked. What lifestyle interventions can help improve nightly sleep quality?
Researchers continue to study the clinical potential and safety of psychedelic drugs such as MDMA, psilocybin, and ketamine as therapeutic agents.