Category Archive: Health

Aug 06 2014

Where yoga meets the psyche

Myrah Penaloza Yoga

By Joel Isaacs, PHD Have you ever had the experience that certain asanas never seem to get easier, or that certain muscles don’t seem to respond the way most of your others do? Have you wondered why? Many years ago when I first discovered yoga I began to work with my hamstrings, which were tight. …

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Jul 08 2014

Healing Skin by altering it’s pH & microbial (Malassezia) profile

Skin conditions such as Psoriasis, Eczema, atopic dermatitis, Dandruff, dry skin, Tinea Versicolor, Rosacea, Seborrhoeic dermatitis, Acne are in many cases thought to be caused by the fungus Malassezia. Few people know this but natural healthy skin has a pH around 4. That is quite acidic and actually a good thing. Acidic pH helps maintain skin integrity and …

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Jun 16 2014

Prebiotics, Probiotics, SCFAs, Glyconutrients – comparisons & references

Resistant Starch Chinese food

Based primarily of my previous two articles How to eliminate Candida & biofilms and Resistant Starch- a concise guide to the biohack of the decade this post will serve as a reference guide expanding the knowledge of what can be done to biohack the gut. This post is a work in progress. Check back for updates.  …

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Apr 03 2014

Supercharge your health by sleeping less – Polyphasic sleep & it’s effects on cortisol

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What do Da Vinci, Napolean, Thomas Jefferson, Buckminster Fuller, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Margret Thatcher plus many other noted great minds have in common? They all adhered to some form of polyphasic sleeping. Polyphasic sleeping is the practice of breaking up sleep into multiple time periods (phases) in order to reduce the total number …

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Feb 27 2014

Resistant Starch – a concise guide to the biohack of the decade

Antibiotics Microbiome Wired Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch (RS for short)  is being called the biohack of the decade and with good reason. The majority of people experimenting with it are reporting dramatic improvements in well-being across a number of measures. Briefly the primary benefits seen are: Improved blood glucose & metabolism Improved sleep and “movie-like” vivid dreams Enhanced energy, mood …

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Jan 03 2014

Build Muscle Mass – A concise guide

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How to gain Muscle mass This guide is specifically written for people looking to put on bulk muscle mass. I have read copious amounts of information on the subject including a 300pg book on protein. I have also gained about 25lbs of muscle in 3/4 of a year. DIET If you’re looking to put muscle …

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Sep 21 2013

Metabolic cholestatic pruritus

enterohepatic recirculation

For the past year my girlfriend Adelle has been suffering from an unidentified ailment that caused extensive dry skin across the body and intense itching. No amount of moisturizing lotions or good fats in the diet such as coconut, omega 3s, fish oils, borage oil, primrose oil, olive oil, castor oil helped with the dry skin …

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Sep 16 2013

How to eliminate Candida & biofilms

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  Old ways of trying to combat candida often involved a candida diet and a cleanse of some kind. However these strategies have largely proven to be ineffective. The science has evolved so that very specific strategies can now be used as part of a comprehensive plan to eliminate candida. Candida has been blamed for almost …

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Jul 23 2013

Anxiety, Ammonia & the NMDA receptor

  *Disclaimer: This article is my research in progress and is unfinished . It seems that using Resistant Starch and properly repopulating the gut with appropriate bacteria is the solution.    Excess ammonia production caused by: A  +/- CBS upregulation leads to 10-15x higher ammonia production. (some controversy around this however) SNS dominance leads a higher degree …

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Mar 29 2013

Determining Metabolic PNS & SNS Dominance using Myers-Briggs

PNS SNS YIN YANG

The following post is a synthesis of the following 3 posts: Metabolic Diet & Supplements – An Exploration Myers-Briggs: Personality Typology Archetypal Masculine & Feminine Forces Applying the Myers-Briggs personality system is a quick and easy way to determine your metabolic type, and thus create an ideal diet and supplement plan for yourself. Dr.Kelly literally stumbled across the …

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