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PANS and PANDAS: New Understanding of an Underappreciated Cause of Chronic Illness

The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today
Friday, February 19, at 2 PM Pacific

PANS and PANDAS: New Understanding of an Underappreciated Cause of Chronic Illness

Today, I am delighted to be joined by Amy Joy Smith, a Nurse Practitioner working at Pacific Frontier Medical, who has extensive experience working with complex chronic illness and a special interest in, and knowledge of PANS and PANDAS. While these names sound cuddly, they reflect a severe autoimmune response to an infection which has behavioral and neurological symptoms in both children and adults. Please join us for this important discussion about another under appreciated cause for chronic illness.
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Healing Membranes in Chronic Illness Using Unique Treatments

The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today
Friday, June 12, at 2 PM Pacific

Healing Membranes in Chronic Illness Using Unique Treatments

Today, I am delighted to be joined by Kristine Gedroic, MD as we delve into yet another important component of healing chronic illness: evaluating and treating the fatty acid components of membranes. We will review the ground breaking work of Dr. Patricia Kane, who developed unique treatments to heal the body’s membranes and restore healing to the cell’s membranes and nerve tissues. These treatments are of special importance in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as MS, Parkinson’s disease and ALS; we will also discuss the Syntrion line of homeopathic remedies and Dr. Gedroic’s experience with the treatment of chronic illnesses.
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UCLA study suggests iron is at core of Alzheimer’s disease

Findings challenge conventional thinking about possible causes of disorder

By Mark Wheeler/ Originally published August 20, 2013

Alzheimer’s disease has proven to be a difficult enemy to defeat. After all, aging is the No. 1 risk factor for the disorder, and there’s no stopping that.

Most researchers believe the disease is caused by one of two proteins, one called tau, the other beta-amyloid. As we age, most scientists say, these proteins either disrupt signaling between neurons or simply kill them.

Now, a new UCLA study suggests a third possible cause: iron accumulation.

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