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Immune System

Do you have standard American fatigue?


In the last article, we learned about the effects that blood sugar dysregulation can have on fatigue levels. When it comes to your diet, this means that eating a whole sweet potato on its own, or a few dates without any fat or protein, can lead to high and low…

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Do I need to go gluten-free to feel good?


This is the infamous question of our modern health culture. Is gluten free the ONLY way to be? Is gluten the cause of your bloating, fatigue, joint pain, brain fog and weight gain? Well, the answer is…. Maybe. BUT don’t stop reading here! The evidence is currently mixed about the…

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Do I have a food sensitivity? | Micro Energy Drains


Food sensitivities are all the rage to talk about these days. Indeed, whether you are in a large fast food chain or a small Mom & Pop restaurant you will see signs that say “Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free”.  Now these things are great, I am all for personal…

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Chronic Fatigue? – Investigate the gut


The intestinal tract is also known as many things, the second brain, the center of immunity, the first line of defense, and all of these descriptions are far better at elucidating the critical role of this essential organ. It is true that dysfunction of intestinal tract has repercussions far beyond…

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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PROBIOTICS: IMMUNOMODULATION IN THE GUT AND BEYOND


The immune system is divided into 2 segments – the innate and the adaptive immune system. These 2 arms work together synergistically to protect the host from infectious disease. In mammals, the adaptive immune system includes both the systemic and local (mucosal) types, where cells and molecules interact to provide…

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Recurrent Miscarriages: Evaluation and Testing to Prevent Pregnancy Loss


Recurrent pregnancy loss, or repeated miscarriages are devastating and challenging to treat. There are numerous causes so a full work-up should be completed to gain clarity into the underlying cause and treat appropriately. We present an evidence-based review of current information in this field of reproductive medicine.

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Metabolism, the Microbiome, Berberine and Metformin


Dr. Fiona goes into some of the underlying mechanisms of how the microbiome affects our metabolic health. The drug, Metformin, illustrates this connection through it's antibiotic effects.

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Fertility Friday Podcast Autoimmunity, MTHFR and Thyroid


A one hour podcast on the topic of autoimmune infertility and the effect of the thyroid on fertility. We also cover the topic of MTHFR. Thanks to Lisa Hendrickson-Jacks for inviting me to appear on Fertility Friday! It was an honour.

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What Causes PCOS – Lipotoxicity and Inflammation


Learn more about the underlying cause of PCOS - the dysfunction of our fat cells - not often thought as functional - they are actually an endocrine organ that has a profound effect on our entire bodies. Women with PCOS have fundamental differences in the ways that the fat cells…

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VIDEO: Autoimmune and Immunological Infertility with Dr. Fiona


Dr. Fiona is interviewed for the Get Fertile Stay Fertile summit on Autoimmunity and Infertility. She discusses the science behind the immunological aspects of infertility, as well as natural approaches to generating a healthy immune system.

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