Integrative Health Network Archives

  • Oct 9, 2017 3

    Ronald Hoffman, MD- Top supplements for immune support this flu season

    ImmPower – AHCC to increase natural killer (NK) cell activity and immune support. One capsule twice daily. AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compounds) are beta glucan compounds derived from mushrooms. They specifically activate NK cells, which combat infections and cancer. In Japan, AHCC is used ext...

  • Oct 9, 2017 1

    Dr. Richard Nahas- Lymph and the Brain

    This recent discovery of a lymphatic system in the brain has been reported as a revolution in neuroscience. It was always assumed that there was no connection between the brain and the immune system of the body. But powerful new evidence, which includes beautiful images, shows that a rich network of...

  • Sep 13, 2017 1

    Dr. David Perlmutter: Blood sugar and your brain

      September 13, 2017 | By Dr. David Perlmutter Several years ago, when I wrote Grain Brain, I had a long discussion with our publisher centered around choosing the best subtitle. Ultimately, we decided to emphasize the toxic role of sugar and carbs on the brain, and with good reason. Since tha...

  • Sep 9, 2017 0

    Richard Jaffe, Esq.- The Regulation of Stem Cells

    In the last year or two, the regulation of stem cells has dramatically changed. My take on it is that the FDA got tired of the wild west stem cell clinics which had proliferated in the mid to late 2000’s. I take some of the credit/blame for it as I was one of the first attorneys (if not the first ...

  • Aug 9, 2017 0

    Dr. Rebecca Boyd- Relieve Bladder Pain Now!

    Are you suffering with chronic pain or pressure over your bladder?  Do you feel like you have to pee frequently, usually in small amounts?  Do you feel like you have a urinary tract infection, but when you get tested, it’s negative? Painful intercourse? More than 4 million women suffer with thes...

  • Jul 25, 2017 2

    Is Fructose Really That Bad For You? (Ronald Hoffman, MD)

    I remember a time in the 70s and 80s when I was just getting started in the field of nutrition when fructose was considered a harmless sweetener for diabetics. Marketed as “diabetic sugar,” fructose syrup was dispensed in clear plastic containers and consumed with impunity by persons with blood ...

  • Jul 22, 2017 0

    Help Us Remember Dr. Warren M. Levin, MD

    The staff and leadership at ANH-USA are remembering and honoring a true legend in integrative medicine, Dr. Warren M. Levin, MD, in light of his recent passing on July 21 at the age of 85. Not only did Dr. Levin open the first alternative medical center in NYC in 1974, but his landmark defense of h...

  • Feb 3, 2017 0

    Stop Osteoporosis!

    How strontium can help you rebuild your bones. Last December, a seventy-seven year old woman (we’ll call her Sarah, although that’s not her real name) told me that she’d been advised that her recent bone scan was 100% normal. In 2010, she’d been told she was “into osteoporosis.” She...

  • Jul 10, 2016 1

    Histamine intolerance: A new way of looking at allergies (Ronald Hoffman, MD)

    By Ronald Hoffman, MD Do you have allergies? Sneezing, wheezing, burning eyes, or flushing, itchy skin with hives? Do certain foods trigger stomach cramps or diarrhea? Or do you suffer from frequent headaches or migraines, bouts of nausea, severe menstrual cramps, or panic attacks characterized by a...

  • Jun 17, 2016 0

    Supplement of the week: DIM (Ronald Hoffman, MD)

    by Ronald Hoffman, MD Every now and then, I like to highlight a particular supplement that my audience may not be aware of, and go in-depth about its uses, benefits, and potential drawbacks. This week, I’d like to talk to you about DIM. Diindolylmethane (DIM) is a versatile nutraceutical for which...