By Dr. Mark Stengler, NMD, MS. Researchers have shown a direct connection between the gut microbiome and intestinal permeability with the brain and nervous system. Hence the terms “Gut-Brain Axis” and “Gut-Brain-Microbiota Axis.” There is emerging evidence that disruptions in […]
Saffron supplements have been shown to be safe and effective for moderate anxiety and depression.
By Dr. Mark Stengler, NMD, MS. Saffron is an expensive culinary herb used in various forms, including foods, pharmaceuticals, traditional herbal therapy, and as a dietary supplement. The active compounds from Saffron are taken from the dried stigmas of Crocus […]
Nutrients for Your Genes
By Dr.Mark Stengler, NMD, MS. Your DNA which contains your genes, is nothing less than amazing. Healthy genes are essential for preventing illness. Modern research has shown that a healthy diet and lifestyle support healthy genes. A Sophisticated Communication System […]
Food For Thought Supporting Your Mental Health
By Karen Masterson Koch, CN, President of Aloe Life People take their brain health for granted until a major behavior or thinking issue arises at work, school or play. The brain controls every thought, mood and movement, including all growth […]
8 STEPS FROM STRESSED TO RESILIENT
In this article, you will learn how you can take charge of stressful situations to reclaim your life. Concerns about the future, about economic instability, and about health top the list of stressors that sometimes bring us to our knees. […]
Chemicals That Lower Male Testosterone
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are problematic for the proper functioning of the hormone system. These chemicals are found in commonly used products such as water bottles, plastics, cosmetics, canned food, fertilizers, toothpastes, clothes, soaps, paper, textiles, carpets, utensils, deodorants, bedding, and […]
Is There a Genetic Connection to Anxiety and Depression?
If you have been prone to anxiety and depression most of your life, and especially if it runs in your family history, then consider that you may have genetic predispositions to neurotransmitter imbalances. At the Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine we test […]
THE FACTS ABOUT DHEA – IS DHEA SAFE?
(Article provided by a blog post at Twist25.com) Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a prohormone naturally produced and metabolized in the body by the adrenal glands, ovaries or testes and skin. DHEA plays an important role in maintaining normal bodily functions, such […]
Helpful Allergy Solutions
We are now in the Spring season and my patients are starting to report seasonal allergy symptoms. Tree pollen reactions are common in the spring and then late spring/summer people start reacting to grass pollen, flower pollen, and mold. Some […]
Resveratrol & Bone Support
Most people think of supporting bone density with nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, vitamin D, K2, and others. However, there is exciting new research on the phytonutrient known as resveratrol and its’ benefit for bone density for postmenopausal women. What […]