Author: Leo Galland

10 Things You Need To Know About Lyme Disease

Though it’s a devastating chronic disease, Lyme disease confounds a large portion of the public. It’s much more than a bull’s eye rash, and with more than 35,000 reported cases of Lyme in the United States last year.The CDC estimates, based on other data, that 300,000 people are treated in the US each year for Lyme.

Below are 10 things everyone should know about Lyme:

Do You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Because it is something of a mystery disease that can show itself as a bewildering array of other conditions, you could have Leaky Gut Syndrome and not even realize it.

The reason is that Leaky Gut Syndrome is one of the many concepts in medicine that cuts across the boundary lines of specific diseases.

It is a major example of an important medical phenomenon: distress in one organ causes disease in another.

What Vitamins Do What

The benefits of various vitamins, or nutritional supplements, are mentioned almost every day in the news. But with all the reports it can be confusing to know what vitamins do what. So here is a quick look at some of the major vitamins and minerals.

Mixing Medications and Vitamins:
When It Hurts, When It Helps

Mixing medications and vitamins can be like mixing friends.

Sometimes they just don’t get along, and at other times, you’re playing matchmaker to future couples.

Let’s start with a simple example.

Your cholesterol is high, and your doctor has prescribed Lipitor to bring it down.

At the same, you start taking a multivitamin because you feel stressed and tired.