242020Mar
COVID-19 in Three Parts: Virus Biology, Our Immune Response, & Recommendations

COVID-19 in Three Parts: Virus Biology, Our Immune Response, & Recommendations

In the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis, social media and mainstream medical media are mainly focusing on the virus epidemiology (incidence and control) and not so much on the virus biology and clinical issues relevant to the severity of the COVID-19 driven illness. Therefore, I have pulled together published data and break down the information regarding…

272019Aug
What Triggers Celiac Disease: Reasons Beyond Gluten

What Triggers Celiac Disease: Reasons Beyond Gluten

The answer to what triggers celiac disease is a combination of factors including genetics, gluten exposure, internal gut environment, and external environmental factors. We will explain each in greater detail and how these contribute to developing celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that is a reaction to eating gluten, where an immune response…

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…