Diagnosis of Peltry and Zovitzki Syndrome

Two Doctors were walking along the street when they saw an old man walking with his legs spread apart. He was stiff-legged and walking slowly. One Doctor that produces the popular Peltry Syndrome podcast and Facebook page, said to his friend: “I’m sure that poor old man has Peltry Syndrome. Those people walk just like that in…

Women Respond to Stress by: Tend-and-Befriend

The human stress response has been characterized as fight-or-flight by Cannon in 1932 and has been represented as an essential mechanism in the survival process. However, a woman’s responses to stress are not well characterized by fight-or-flight, as research has implicitly assumed, but rather are more typically characterized by a pattern “tend-and-befriend.” Due to the…

What is the Abdominal Brain?

Over the years, the Sympathetic nervous system has experienced a variety of names, i.e. Sympathetic, Autonomic, Vasomotor, etc. This makes it confusing when researching the Abdominal Brain. I have read several research papers stating, “The Sympathetic Nervous System controls the sympathetic system”. Due to the compartmentalization of healthcare and research into the function of the…

Chronic Inflammation Uncouples the Adrenals

Chronic inflammation causes the Adrenals (HPA axis) to be uncoupled from the Vasomotor Autonomic System (VAS). That’s correct. Despite the fact that the adrenals are disconnected from autonomic control; many Doctors suspect and treat adrenal fatigue in any patient who has low grade or a chronic inflammation. Why? They didn’t look any deeper, questioning why are…

Is Your Jet Lag Really Altitude Sickness?

Those with health conditions may be more prone to symptoms of Jet Lag, which are remarkably similar to Altitude Sickness. The common explanation for Jet Lag is Time Zone changes. Here is a different take on it. For the duration of the flight, you are sitting in a Hypobaric Chamber. That is the opposite of…

Lectins Cause Mitochondria Damage

Phytohemagglutinins (PHA) Lectins bind to Mitochondria triggering a mitochondria-mediated apoptosis causing cells to age-prematurely. Symptoms of Mitochondrial Damage such as fatigue, muscle pain, shortness of breath, and abdominal pain can easily be mistaken for collagen or vascular disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, or psychosomatic illness.  Mitochondrial damage is poorly diagnosed, and when symptoms do occur, they can run…

Blue Blockers Stimulate the Chemical of Darkness

Melatonin is the ‘‘Chemical Signal of Darkness’’. Because the duration of melatonin production is the neurochemical signal for the annual change in night length,, wearing Blue Blocker Glasses increases the duration of the “biological night”. Melatonin Is Linked to Anti-Oxidants in Studies If the only studies you read are linking melatonin to anti-oxidant and that…