242019May
Alternative Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Alternative Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Alternative treatment for osteoarthritis consists of implementing ways to reduce pain and restore joint function without surgery. After decades of treating patients with osteoarthritis, in our experience there are conservative steps you can take to preserve the joint including, hyaluronic acid injections (viscosupplemetation), Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, physical therapy, and dietary supplements. Osetoarthritis is a…

72019May
Infrared Thermography in Rheumatology

Infrared Thermography in Rheumatology

As a rheumatology practice, IFSMED, there are several instances when our conventional diagnostic tools only show part of the picture. Because many diseases in rheumatology deal with inflammation, being able to visually identify the areas of inflammation is an invaluable tool; however, often times inflammation lies underneath the surface and not visually noticeable. In order…

142019Mar

SalivaStim

There are many dietary supplements one can use as natural remedies for dry eyes, dry mouth and dry skin.  After years of using this traditional list, we wanted to see if there was something else we could design to help our patients. Based on the research we found two ingredients from aruyveda that have been…

312019Jan
Natural Remedies for Sjogren’s Syndrome

Natural Remedies for Sjogren’s Syndrome

Relying on thousands of years of use in Chinese medicine, we believe we have created one of the best natural remedies for Sjogren’s syndrome: SalivaStim. SalivaStim is a dietary supplement combining dendrobium nobile and sarsaparilla have synergistic properties that work together to restore moisture. Click here to go directly to the benefits of SalivaStim. Sjogren’s…

272018Dec
Lyme disease and Gluten Sensitivity

Lyme disease and Gluten Sensitivity

In our clinic, Institute for Specialized Medicine, we deal with various autoimmune diseases, including autoimmune diseases driven by gluten and those driven by chronic infections, for example chronic borreliosis also known as Lyme disease. Quite frequently, we see patients who have Lyme disease that can be affected by immunogenic foods, like gluten. Therefore, the issue…

132018Nov
Breast Implant Disease: Why Do Only Some Women Suffer?

Breast Implant Disease: Why Do Only Some Women Suffer?

Some women after getting breast implants often suffer from a type of breast implant disease where their immune system sees the silicone as a foreign substance and causes the body to launch an immune response. Symptoms vary from muscle and joint pain, fatigue, dermatological, and cognitive issues. Often misdiagnosed as another autoimmune disease in 2011…

112018Oct
Gluten and Brain Function: The Connection to Behavioral Changes

Gluten and Brain Function: The Connection to Behavioral Changes

The connection between gluten and brain function represents a complex interplay between various metabolic, immunologic, and endocrine processes. This interplay leads to a direct connection between gluten and behavioral changes. There are several mechanisms that connect gluten and brain function, which can interfere with normal brain function: Gluteomorphins or gliadorphins Digestion of gluten results in…