Poor Sleep, Moodiness and Anxiety…are they connected?

According to the report, “Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders: Global Health Estimates,” the global population living with depression is estimated at 322 million people – that’s almost 4.5% of the world’s inhabitants!  Anxiety disorders are also included in the report and said to affect more than 260 million people – more than 3.5% of the global community. It appears …

Living a Longer Life the Alkaline Way with Dr. Russell Jaffe

In this episode of The Holistic Health Show, Dr. Russell Jaffe talks about his research on living the Alkaline Way: what to eat, drink, do and think to live your healthiest and longest life as well as combat any autoimmune or inflammatory issues. Click here to listen to the podcast.

LRA Test Suggested for Digestive Symptoms

On this episode of “Ask Dr. J”, Dr. Russell Jaffe is asked if a person that suffers primarily from digestive symptoms should do an LRA Food Panel Test, or if they should combine that with a chemical panel as well. Tune in to hear what Dr. J has to say!

Where pain, anxiety and depression intersect

While not so apparent at the outset, anxiety disorders and chronic pain frequently co-exist. Everyone experiences pain at some point, but in people with depression or anxiety, pain can become particularly intense and hard to treat. People suffering from depression, for example, tend to experience more severe and long-lasting pain than others and approximately twice as many people who suffer from chronic pain such as …

Tropicolade Smoothie Recipe

  By Mira Dessy – The Ingredient Guru 3/4 C coconut milk (the full fat stuff from the can) 1 cup pineapple chunks 1/4 C dried coconut 1 heaping tsp ground flax 1/2 tsp bee pollen 3 dates 1 scoop protein powder 1 cup crushed ice  

Bradykinin Hypothesis and the PERQUE connection

What is Bradykinin? What are kinins? Maybe more importantly, what do they have to do with COVID-19 and what PERQUE® products are recommended? In a recent interview with Dr. Jaffe I learned that these are a class of polypeptides (proteins with sugar stuck on them) discovered in the late 60’s – early 70’s but have only recently become of interest …

Russ Jaffe MD, PhD emerges as an additional speaker for ICIM’s Flipped Classroom

To support ICIM’s Flipped Classroom, PERQUE has sponsored its founder and Functional Medicine thought-leader Dr. Russell Jaffe to review the physiology of adrenal “distress,” its tight connection with sleep and mood as well as the implications on the immune system. He will provide viewers with an actionable Physiology First approach to better stress management, restorative sleep, mood balance and healthier …

An Integrative Approach to Protecting and Enhancing Immunity

This first appeared on Natural Medicine Journal. In this interview, Russell Jaffe, MD, shares his immune-boosting protocol that can enhance immunity and help patients achieve better overall wellness. In addition to discussing diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements, Jaffe shares information about an innovative lymphocyte response assay that is now available. Jaffe is an internal medicine physician, clinical pathologist, immunologist, and …