Chronic Bladder Infections

With the high rate of bladder infection in women and the frequent recurrences, medical researchers have long searched for explanations for the recurrent episodes.  Researchers and Washington University School of Medicine believe they may be on the trail of why this happens and not surprisingly for a functional medicine doctor, it has to do with chronic inflammation.

Brains on fire burn out faster

            A fellow functional MD, Ken Sharlin MD, alerted me to this article on Facebook.  While no surprise to anyone in functional medicine, researchers found that the inflammatory marker, CRP (C reactive protein), correlated with faster cognitive decline in middle age study participants.  The cohort study   group of over 12,000 men and women to note that as the CRP marker rose,