It’s that time of year in our household: time to visit the dentist. This year we started seeing a different kind of dentist. Biological dentists differ from traditional dentists in a number of important ways: A biological dentist looks at the teeth and oral tissues as part of the whole human body. What happens in your mouth is indicative of other systemic dysfunction and the procedures and materials used in treating dental problems affect the rest of the body as… Read more »

As we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States today I am grateful for all the knowledge I have gained this year in matters of health and wellness. I wish everyone celebrating a very Happy Thanksgiving and hope that you are spending it relaxed and with loving companions. It just so happened to be the monthly news day today so I thought I’d post anyway in case you’re after some light reading after a hearty meal. Autism As more and more… Read more »

When you injure yourself or have an infection, your immune system naturally comes to the rescue. While you may experience some warmth, tenderness or swelling after say, cutting your finger or spraining an ankle, these symptoms usually disappear after the body heals itself. Not so with chronic inflammation, which persists and harms your body’s tissues instead of helping them. Over time inflammation can cause serious illnesses such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune disease, diabetes, autism and even cancer. Inflammation often accompanies… Read more »