Don’t Give your Inflammasomes any Matches

Anyone found to be unaware of the tight connection between inflammation and dementias like Alzheimer’s and Fronto-Temporal Dementia needs remedial neurology classes if they intend to practice medicine in the 21st century. Countless studies underscore the correlations between higher inflammatory states and dementia, but we need more studies like today’s spot-light on the role of…

Blame Your Great-Grandmother for Your Flu Symptoms

Blame Your Great-Grandmother for Your Flu Symptoms The study of epigenetics marches forward in unearthing previously unimagined connections between our ancestors and our health.  Several organ systems have revealed their transgenerational effects of ancestral environmental exposure (see a few in studies listed at end).  In a recent study by Post et al, the immune system…

Mold and the Immune System – Mold Symptoms Treatment Guide

Sanctuary Functional Medicine, under the direction of Dr Eric Potter, IFMCP MD, provides functional medicine services to Nashville, Middle Tennessee and beyond. We frequently treat patients from Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Ohio, Indiana, and more… offering the hope of healthier more abundant lives to those with chronic illness.

Give a Bacterial Colony a Blanket and You Give Them Life

Clinical and research medicine has long searched for keys to overcome bacterial resistance when treating patients for recurrent or stubborn infections.  Researchers have found various means to overcome bacterial resistance in many cases.  They have produced whole new classes of antibiotics, They have altered old antibiotics over and over, either increasing their killing power or…