Strengthening Viral Immunity: An Interview With Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD

This article first appeared on Natural Medicine Journal. This article is part of NMJ’s May 2021 special issue. Download the full issue here. An integrative approach can help enhance the immune response against viruses and provide additional protection. In this interview, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, who is a respected researcher, pathologist, immunologist, and biochemist, gives clinicians advice on how to …

COVID Vax LRA Panel Now Available

Over 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the US, however a sizeable percentage of Americans have not received one. While some have decided they will not be vaccinated, others are still weighing the benefits and risks, including immune hypersensitivity. The new test available from ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies (EAB) offers individuals information about how their immune system reacts to …

Antioxidants vs. Free Radicals: Plant Power for the win!

By Melissa Crispell, ND, CNS, CNHP The word antioxidant is a general term to describe something that can neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals. Antioxidants could be considered “cell defenders.” Free radicals are unstable molecules that can potentially damage DNA, cell membranes, and other parts of the cells. Free radicals lack a complete set of electrons, so they steal the …

Is It Allergies or COVID?

It’s that time of year again. Many of us are coughing, snorting, sneezing and generally not feeling our best. Even if you deal with this every year – or multiple times per year – this year, thanks to COVID many of us are wondering, is it allergies or COVID? Either way, there are two nutrients that should be part of …

Golden Goodness Spread – Turmeric and Honey Super Boost

Turmeric and local honey are a great duo in the fight against seasonal allergies. Avocado makes this a delightful sweet and savory spread, smoothie booster, or just by the spoonful. Ingredients 3 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 Tablespoons raw local honey 2 Tablespoons organic avocado, mashed 1 Tablespoon raw organic apple cider vinegar 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground organic black pepper corns …

Neti Pot

“Neti” is Sanskrit for “nasal cleaning,” and that is just what this saline solution-filled vessel does. Mucus or environmental pollutants like dust can build up in the nasal passage, resulting in congestion which often leads to sinus infections.Proper use of a Neti pot safely flushes out these irritants,  thins mucus and can relieve congestion.  It can also be used to …

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!