Pancreatic insufficiency

With so much attention directed to the liver and digestive disorders associated with liver function impairment, the importance of pancreas seems to be almost completely ignored, particularly due to the fact that the blood tests that evaluate basic enzyme presence in the blood stream are not an accurate representation of pancreatic function. ...  read more

Histamine toxicity

Histamine is a basic amine that is utilized and stored by the basophils and mast cells. Its primary functions include contraction of smooth muscle, cardiac stimulation, and increase in vascular permeability by acting on H1-receptors and gastric acid secretion by acting on H2-receptors. ...  read more

Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) depletion

Glycosaminoglycans (Mucopolysaccharides) are long chains of sugar molecules such as glucosamine. They comprise the first line of defense of mucous membranes of gastrointestinal tract and the bladder. They are also found in fluid around the joints, cartilage, connective tissue and skin. Examples of GAGs include Chondroitin sulfate, Dermatan sulfate, Keratan sulfate, Heparin, Heparan sulfate and Hyaluronan. ...  read more

Interstitial Cystitis (IC)

Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a condition characterized by increased urinary urgency, bladder and pelvic pain due to injury to the uroepithelium, a layer between the urinary space and underlying tissues. It is also frequently accompanied by symptoms such as chills, night time sweating and low grade fevers. ...  read more


Hypoglycemia is a term that describes recurrent episodes of symptomatic hypoglycemia occurring after a high carbohydrate meal, an emotional stress that can cause an insulin release or a night time low blood sugar episode that generally occurs when adrenaline levels fall and insulin levels stay elevated. ...  read more

Herpes family viruses

are the leading cause of viral diseases in humans. There are at least 25 identified viruses in the family of Herpesviridae. They are very contagious and once infected remain in the human host for life. After infection, it retreats along nerve fibres to nerve cells near the brain or spinal cord, where it remains dormant. When the host is ultimately in a remarkable health, these viruses remain dormant after the initial infection and rarely are a cause for a concern. It is thought that the viruses are mostly lay dormant in the spinal ganglia. ...  read more

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)

SIBO, a small intestinal bacterial overgrowth condition that occurs in the small intestine, indicating an excessive presence of bacteria. It is also referred to as SBBOS, a small bowel bacterial overgrowth. Individuals with SIBO might be only mildly symptomatic suffering from indigestion symptoms or profoundly affected with a malabsorption syndrome. ...  read more