3 Ways To Improve Immunity, From An Infectious Disease Specialist

March 01, 2020 at 12:15AM In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, it might be easier to overlook the severity of the flu, but in reality, the two aren’t that different. In fact, according to infectious disease specialist Sandra Kesh, M.D., there have been about 16,000 flu-related deaths in this season alone. That number is … Continue reading 3 Ways To Improve Immunity, From An Infectious Disease Specialist

Scientists May Be Close To Curing Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance

February 28, 2020 at 04:20PM Whether you have a mild gluten intolerance or full-blown celiac disease, we’ve got good news for you: In a recent clinical trial, the use of nanoparticles containing gliadin showed promise in “reprogramming” immune responses to gluten. It’s estimated that celiac could affect up to 2.4% of the world’s population, with … Continue reading Scientists May Be Close To Curing Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance

8 Things This Doctor Swears By For Reversing Autoimmune Disease

February 28, 2020 at 10:11AM Here at mbg, we’re all about finding ways to combat and prevent chronic conditions with diet and lifestyle changes. While conventional medicine is also necessary (and important!) for treating disease, we recognize the power of a holistic look at our health—in some cases, food truly is medicinal. That’s why I … Continue reading 8 Things This Doctor Swears By For Reversing Autoimmune Disease

An Infectious Disease Specialist On Why Masks Won’t Stop Coronavirus

February 12, 2020 at 06:27PM Though information about the novel coronavirus is still emerging, we do know that the disease is spread through respiratory droplets. To avoid contacting those germs, many people are purchasing medical masks. But how effective are they really? We spoke to infectious disease specialist Amesh Adalja, M.D., to get his take on … Continue reading An Infectious Disease Specialist On Why Masks Won’t Stop Coronavirus

6 Common Coronavirus Myths, Debunked By An Infectious Disease Specialist

February 11, 2020 at 03:38AM Almost as quickly as coronavirus is spreading, information about the infection is also spreading. But unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation circulating, too. We consulted IDSA expert and infectious disease specialist Amesh Adalja, M.D., to find out what we should and shouldn’t believe when it comes to the novel coronavirus, … Continue reading 6 Common Coronavirus Myths, Debunked By An Infectious Disease Specialist

How To Keep Your Hands Germ-Free, From An Infectious Disease Specialist

January 31, 2020 at 05:40PM As if the flu wasn’t enough, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus a public health emergency. While nearly every advisory stresses the importance of washing your hands, how do you know if you’re doing it correctly? We consulted infectious disease specialist Aaron Glatt, M.D., who reminded us of the proper … Continue reading How To Keep Your Hands Germ-Free, From An Infectious Disease Specialist

These Foods Have An Antioxidant That Decreases Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

January 30, 2020 at 06:31PM It’s no secret that eating fruits and vegetables can have positive health benefits, from encouraging exercise to decreasing the risk of cardiovascular death. New research has also linked the nutrient-packed foods to a decreased risk of one neurological disease. A study published in Neurology found diets high in the antioxidant … Continue reading These Foods Have An Antioxidant That Decreases Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

New Study Identifies Link Between Gut Health & Parkinson’s Disease

January 15, 2020 at 04:48PM   According to doctors, Parkinson’s disease is currently the fastest growing neurological condition in the world. Every hour, two more people are diagnosed, and it affects all ages. There are up to 40 symptoms that affect a Parkinson’s patient, from tremors and movement issues to general pain and anxiety. At … Continue reading New Study Identifies Link Between Gut Health & Parkinson’s Disease

The surprising hormone that protects against heart disease

November 21, 2019 at 08:30PM by CWC You may go days (or even weeks or years) at a time without thinking about your hormones. For example, estrogen is well-known primary hormone produced by your ovaries, adrenal glands, and fat tissues that’s primarily associated with the vital role it plays during puberty. But it affects your … Continue reading The surprising hormone that protects against heart disease

My long hair helped me feel strong against Lyme disease—here’s why I cut it

November 04, 2019 at 11:30PM by CWC I was diagnosed with Lyme disease and babesiosis (a parasite-spread disease similar to malaria) in 2017 after years of weathering mysterious symptoms. The conditions compromised my mobility, cognition, digestion, and overall ability to function, and the many medications I took also took their toll on my physical strength … Continue reading My long hair helped me feel strong against Lyme disease—here’s why I cut it

Why other diseases deserve the breast cancer ‘pink ribbon’ treatment

October 31, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC It’s the end of October, which means that for the past month, pink ribbons have adorned store windows, we’ve been encouraged to “think pink,” and cutesy hashtags like #savethetatas and #pinktober popped up on Twitter and Insta like daisies. All are hallmarks of the annual event that is … Continue reading Why other diseases deserve the breast cancer ‘pink ribbon’ treatment