inflammation

  1. haidut

    Glucocorticoids may increase inflammation in the long run

    Glucocorticoids (both bioidentical and synthetic) are some of the most widely used drugs in the clinical setting, as well as in outpatient treatment for all sorts of ailments - i.e. autoimmune conditions, joint pain, post-operative inflammation, asthma, and even infectious diseases such as...
  2. haidut

    Blocking PUFA/prostaglandins restores metabolism and reverses brain aging

    The bad news for PUFA has been accumulating for decades, yet public health authorities continue to claim that type of fat is "essential". Whatever indirect admissions of the pathological role of PUFA in both chronic and acute/infectious diseases is given to the public, is usually confined to the...
  3. haidut

    Endotoxin (LPS) as a cause of systemic inflammation seen in obesity

    Yet another study implicating the great villain of systemic health - endotoxin / LPS. It is well-known that most people with obesity have high levels of inflammatory biomarkers both in their tissues and bloodstream. The study below demonstrates that the inflammation seen in adipose tissue of...
  4. F

    My stack for testosterone, anxiety, inflammation and muscle growth: reasonable?

    Hi guys, I've assembled the following stack, in order to address a few goals: - creatine, shilajit, cordyceps, B complex (with niacinamide), vit E, vit K, vit D: testosterone, DHT, anxiety, energy, muscle growth - berberine: gut health, lowering overall inflammation (I have an autoimmune...
  5. Hans

    Cocoa powder for gut health

    I've posted a few studies before that cocoa powder can help to reduce gut inflammation and positively modulate the gut bacteria. Here is another one: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32331673/ "We found that cocoa supplementation up-regulated the levels of the tight junction protein Zonula...
  6. Hans

    Coconut oil for lowering blood sugar, insulin requirements, inflammation and appetite

    This case report showed that coconut oil supplementation reduced this man's insulin requirements (he's a type 2 diabetic by was given insulin as well) dramatically. And when we did use insulin at his normal dose, he often experienced hypoglycemia. The shows that coconut either improves glucose...
  7. Q

    Anti-Peat Is Peat wrong on fructose?

    Fructose consumed with glucose in small amounts from raw honey seem to be fine. However, excessive fructose consumption appears to be extremely negative. A very recent study "Fructose stimulated de novo lipogenesis is promoted by inflammation" shows that fructose causes inflammation and liver...
  8. haidut

    Stress-driven lipid peroxidation, inflammation re-awakens dormant cancer cells

    Yet another study demonstrating that stress is anything but benign or irrelevant for chronic diseases, especially for cancer. The study below demonstrates that stress-induced increases of epinephrine and norepinephrine results in increased lipolysis and a cascade of pro-carcinogenic downstream...
  9. haidut

    Glycine (and leucine) can treat fatty liver (NAFLD and NASH)

    A great new study that demonstrates the strong protective effects of glycine, alone or in combination with leucine, on preventing/treating various forms of fatty liver disease, as well as the obesity that often accompanies these conditions. One of the strong points of the study is that it also...
  10. haidut

    Progesterone and allpregnanolone are protective against COVID-19

    I think we will be seeing more studies on this topic, especially in light of the ongoing human studies administering progesterone or (gasp!) estrogen to men in the hopes of improving the course of their COVID-19 disease. The results from the estrogen trials are already - surprise, surprise -...
  11. haidut

    Orange juice (OJ) as therapy for all coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2

    If anybody needs a reason to convince themselves (or their family members) that drinking OJ is beneficial, maybe this new study in the context of COVID-19 will be good enough as evidence. It demonstrated that one of the main components of OJ - naringenin - is a powerful inhibitor of viral...
  12. Ras

    Glycine Ameliorates NAFLD By Modulating FAO, Glutathione Synthesis, And The Gut Microbiome

    Altered the title to make it fit. Glycine-based treatment ameliorates NAFLD by modulating fatty acid oxidation, glutathione synthesis, and the gut microbiome Full text ABSTRACT Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has reached epidemic...
  13. Hans

    The Most Important Organ For Longevity

    Where is the hub in the body where all things are most likely to go wrong? The most important organ for longevity » MENELITE
  14. I

    Esophageal

    Do you think aspirin would help against esophageal cancer or even inflammation? What other things would be good for this? Every time throughout my life that I have been scoped, I've been told its very irritated and inflammed.
  15. Harryedgar

    Peat Practice - Help Needed With Inflammation And Water Retention

    Hey Ya'll I could do with some help ala inflammation type variety. Male, 35 years old, reasonably lean (12-15ish% bf) - tall! I come from a background, until about a year and a half ago, of many different types of diet practices over the last 15 years or so - lots and lots of reading...
  16. Anastasia Dosov

    Ulcerative Colitis - Support During The Remission?

    Hello! I'm so excited to find this forum, and Georgi, thank you so much for all your amazing work. I would like to share a little story about my husband and ask your recommendation. My husband is an ex-marine, workaholic, studied at GAtech and worked 2 jobs and kept drinking coffee on empty...
  17. haidut

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Caused By Histamine And Serotonin

    I did not expect to see this statement in a mainstream science news outlet, but here it is below. I am starting to see a change in attitude towards serotonin but mainstream medicine is careful about its game. Somehow, the message about serotonin has now split into two separate, nonsensical ones...
  18. A

    Cinnamon Reduced Inflammation As Well As Frequency, Severity And Duration Of Migraines

    This study came out three months ago, but I think it has not been posted here. Cinammon was effective against migraines in a double blind placebo controlled trial with 50 patients. The effect sizes were pretty impressive. Effect of cinnamon on migraine attacks and inflammatory markers: A...
  19. Hans

    The Gut-Hair Loss Connection: Fix The Gut To Stop Hair Loss

    Hi all, The gut is truly involved with just about everything in the body, however, few actually know that their gut health is contributing to their hair health. So many people might experience gut issues, but seldom connect it to their hair loss. I have written an article to shed some light on...
  20. Hans

    Gut-Thyroid Connection: How To Fix Your Thyroid Through Your Gut

    Hi all, Thyroid is so widely prescribed and used and often times, hypothyroidism or hypothyroid symptoms are caused by gut issues and inflammation. So if you resolve that, thyroid should start working normally again and this takes away the need to take thyroid. I've written an article on this...
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