It is through our actions that we can turn on health-promoting genes, and turn off disease-promoting ones. In this sense, it is reasonable to ask what can women do to reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease?
This time of year abscission is all around us. But our word for abscission is Fall, the beautiful season in the Ozarks and much of this country when temperatures are moderate, humidity is low, and the leaves [...]
I read an article recently reporting on results of a drug trial hailed as the best news for Alzheimer’s disease research in 25 years. Are we really on the verge of a cure? Dr. Sharlin Responds: Lately the [...]
The boardroom of healthcare leadership needs to be filled with innovative risk takers and those with solutions for our system that reach beyond the status quo. In October 2015 I left my place of employment [...]
Is there really such a thing as non-celiac gluten sensitivity? Dr. Sharlin Responds: Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS) is different from wheat allergy and Celiac disease. It remains a confusing, though [...]
This essay will appear in the October/November issue of Ozarks Living Magazine, under my column Grow Your Health In Somerset County, New Jersey, a 600-year-old tree sits in a church cemetery, dying. It is [...]
Taking it to the next level. The Wahls Protocol uses functional medicine principles and a specific Paleo diet (The Wahls diet) to address autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis. But in reality anyone [...]
Facebook comment: There is no such thing as commercially available genetically modified wheat. This is just “fear-mongering.” Dr. Sharlin responds: To suggest, by extension, that we are being fear mongered [...]
Next month I will be speaking at the annual Wahls Seminar about how to talk with your doctor. If you have multiple sclerosis or other autoimmune diseases you may, and, frankly, you SHOULD, be interested in [...]
This essay will appear in the August/September issue of Ozarks Living Magazine, under my column Grow Your Health Summer Solstice, the beginning of summer and longest day of the year, brings me to a discussion [...]
Fans of James Maskell and Gabe Hoffman’s Functional Forum know of its partnership with The Institute for Functional Medicine. The July Functional Forum scheduled for 5 pm PDT and 8 pm EDT on July 11, 2016, [...]
Remarkable things happen in the Spring… New Year’s Day is the day of resolutions, but the weight of winter is still upon us in the cold weather and for some that tends to stifle the best of intentions. [...]
“Growing your own food is like printing your own money” says Ron Finley, the Guerilla Gardner of South Los Angeles in TED 2013. I am reminded of these words when a friend echoes them in reference to her own [...]
According to the Mayo Clinic Online Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer thigh. The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the [...]
A 2015 article in the journal Mitochondrion begins with the sentence, “Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome with unknown etiology.” It goes on to describe three findings that are commonly present in [...]
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