Videos

The Brain-Gut-Microbiota Axis: A Primer for Clinicians

By Erik Goldman

The brain-gut-microbiota axis provides a bidirectional route of communication between the gut microbes and the brain. The axis involves the vagus nerve, short-chain fatty acids, tryptophan, cytokines and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. New evidence suggests that gut microbes are involved in neural development and function, both peripherally in the enteric nervous system and centrally in the […]

Nitric Oxide: The Body’s Best Medicine

By Erik Goldman

Nitric Oxide (NO) has been the topic of over 140,000 research articles.  The pinnacle of accomplishment in this field was the Nobel Prize in Medicine given to three American scientists for their work in discovering the nitric oxide pathway.  Since then, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies have been scrambling to create new products that harness the […]

Your COVID Communications Could be Illegal: How to Avoid FDA & FTC Trouble When Marketing Your Practice

By Erik Goldman

Since COVID erupted, the FTC and FDA have issued hundreds of warning letters to practitioners requiring them to delete online posts about immune system support or potential COVID treatments Many practitioners who got warnings were completely unaware they’d done anything wrong Some practitioners have had their merchant services accounts suspended; others have received threats of […]

Probiotics & Digestive Diseases–Hope or Hype?

By Erik Goldman

Probiotics are consistently among the top 5 most popular categories of dietary supplements. US sales of probiotic products are expected to reach nearly $500 million this year, and could top $2.6 billion by mid-decade, according to Statista. There is good evidence that carefully selected probiotics offer myriad benefits for gastrointestinal as well as broader systemic […]

Webinar: Fall & Winter Immune Support Essentials

By Erik Goldman

VIEW WEBINAR The winter season brings many challenges to the immune system. Colder temperatures, drier air, more time in enclosed spaces–not to mention the holidays—can all take their toll. To bolster and support immunity throughout the fall and winter months, it is essential to build a strong foundation of overall health in the weeks leading […]

Dr. Perlmutter at the 2018 Integrative Healthcare Symposium

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{vimeo}258297431{/vimeo} David Perlmutter, MD, is a leader among the vanguard of neurologists and cognitive health professionals who are completely rethinking everything about the etiology and the management of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of cognitive impairment. In his view, dementia is not the inevitable result of bad genes, but a predictable–and controllable–outcome of diet and […]

Joe Pizzorno – The Toxin Solution

By Meg Sinclair

For decades, Dr. Pizzorno has been at the forefront of a movement to build bridges between naturopathic, functional, and mainstream medicine. In recent years, his attention has been focused on the myriad ways that environmental toxins are damaging personal and public health, and on developing practical strategies to help people reduce their toxic loads. His […]

Susan Blum, MD: Actualizing “Food as Medicine” in Real-World Practice

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{mp4remote}https://s3.amazonaws.com/holistic-ed-exchange/HTP2014/3-Susan_Blum.mp4{/mp4remote} Food is medicine: It’s easy to say. To make it work in a modern medical practice is not quite so simple. “Dr. Susan Blum is a leader in applying the principles of functional medicine to the care of people with autoimmune diseases. The Blum Center for Health, her thriving clinic in Rye Brook, NY, […]