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Autoimmunity – When the Immune System Attacks Healthy Tissues and Organs

Autoimmunity – When the Immune System Attacks Healthy Tissues and Organs

Sometimes our immune system can attack our own healthy cells. This process is known as autoimmunity. Why do some develop Hashimoto's and others MS or Lupus?
SIBO – A Common Cause of IBS

SIBO – A Common Cause of IBS

There are many causes of IBS, and those annoying symptoms will not go away without some good detective work. In this article, I will discuss one common cause of IBS, called SIBO ...
Bloating, Gas and Pain – How To Solve Your IBS

Bloating, Gas and Pain – How To Solve Your IBS

Do you feel embarrassed that you have excessive gas? Do you feel you look pregnant or swollen in your stomach? Maybe you can take some comfort in the fact that you are not alone ...
Podcast: Own Your Health, #S1E8 Why Gut Health is So Important

Podcast: Own Your Health, #S1E8 Why Gut Health is So Important

In the podcast Own Your Health, Ana Silva was recently having an interesting conversation with Graeme Jones. Graeme is explaining why gut health is so important and how it appears to be linked with many various health problems.
How Post Viral Syndrome Might Help Long COVID – A Case Study Review

How Post Viral Syndrome Might Help Long COVID – A Case Study Review

Long COVID symptoms are very similar to symptoms of our patients having post viral syndrome due to many other types of infections. Rather annoyingly, like with COVID long haulers, those with post viral fatigue have blood tests that come back as normal. That is good right?
Leaky Gut Causes Higher Severity of Covid-19

Leaky Gut Causes Higher Severity of Covid-19

A new paper indicates that “leaky gut” is a predictor of severe Covid-19 illness. This implies that we may be able to protect ourselves from having severe Covid-19 illness and lower our risk of adverse symptoms and death ...
Interview with ME researcher Jonas Bergquist

Interview with ME researcher Jonas Bergquist

ME/CFS is a life-altering and complex multi-system disease. Graeme Jones and Annie Pettersson at Nordic Clinic Stockholm has interviewed professor Jonas Bergquist about ME/CFS and his unique research. Listen to the full interview ...
How A Leaky Gut Damages Our Liver

How A Leaky Gut Damages Our Liver

Our gut is supposed to be leaky. It must allow the nutrients we need to enter into circulation, but whilst keeping bacteria firmly in the digestive tract. When the gut lining becomes excessively leaky or hyperpermeable, bacteria and bacterial metabolites cross into the bloodstream. It turns out that is not good for our health in many ways, including the liver.
Low Oxalate Diet – Helpful Or Harmful?

Low Oxalate Diet – Helpful Or Harmful?

Low oxalate diets are one of the newer kids on the block when it comes to elimination diets. Some people worry about their oxalate intake, but are they harmful for humans? ...
Food Pharmacy podcast #154 Oxalates

Food Pharmacy podcast #154 Oxalates

Low oxalate diets is a hot topic! A lot of foods considered healthy contain oxalates, such as beans, leafy greens, and nuts. Is it harmful for humans to eat oxalates and should everyone avoid them? In this episode of Food Pharmacy podden, Graeme Jones is interviewed on the topic.
Eternal Youth Through Optimal Nutrition and Lifestyle?

Eternal Youth Through Optimal Nutrition and Lifestyle?

Our goal at Nordic Clinic is to slow the rate of aging. Why? Simply put, the faster we age, the greater the risk of chronic disease, and that is what really kills us in the West ...
Want To Take The Long Road and Live to 100? Exercise and Calorie Restriction May Just Get Your There

Want To Take The Long Road and Live to 100? Exercise and Calorie Restriction May Just Get Your There

Imagine going on a long road trip in your car without knowing how much fuel you have left in the tank. How do you know when you need to stop for petrol? What does this have to do with aging? Let me explain ...
Protein and Calorie Restriction – The Key To Healthy Aging?

Protein and Calorie Restriction – The Key To Healthy Aging?

Research into the biology of aging has grown immensely in the last decade in our search for answers about longevity. The use of model organisms such as mice gives us tremendous insight into how we age ...
The Nine Cellular Hallmarks of Aging

The Nine Cellular Hallmarks of Aging

We often see people who appear older or younger than their chronological age. Research into the genetics of longevity indicates that genes only account for 25% of the variation in longevity, with lifestyle making up the remaining 75% ...
Aging and Chronic Disease – Familiar Bedfellows

Aging and Chronic Disease – Familiar Bedfellows

Chronic disease is currently the leading cause of death in the European Union, accounting for 85% of all deaths (1). While people are certainly living longer, the extra years getting tacked on at the end are not “healthy” years ...
Joy – Let it Protect You From Infections by Cultivating Humour, Friendship, and Hobbies

Joy – Let it Protect You From Infections by Cultivating Humour, Friendship, and Hobbies

You’ve probably heard plenty about how stress, social isolation, negative emotions and a lack of joy have a negative impact on health. But could joy make us more resistant to infections? ...
Can Stress Make You Susceptible To Infections?

Can Stress Make You Susceptible To Infections?

Our health is dependent on our ability to cope with the environment. This requires the integration of many systems within the body to help maintain homeostasis. Our stress and immune responses both play an integral role in this process ...
The Western Diet – How Processed Diets Fail to Support Vital Immune Functions

The Western Diet – How Processed Diets Fail to Support Vital Immune Functions

Having grown up in the UK, I’m certainly no stranger to the western diet. I spent the best part of 23 years eating that way until I really began to study and understand the basics of nutrition. Sometimes I wonder how I survived ...
Go to Sleep and Get Moving – Your Immune System Will Thank You

Go to Sleep and Get Moving – Your Immune System Will Thank You

One thing I have realised over the last 15 years working in Functional and lifestyle medicine, is that what I thought I was doing well at in regards to sleep and exercise, I clearly was not. But what is the link between, exercise, sleep and the immune system? ...
Sunshine – the Forgotten Booster of Joy, Calm and Immune Resilience

Sunshine – the Forgotten Booster of Joy, Calm and Immune Resilience

Until now it hasn’t been problematic for our species to be dependent on sun exposure for important biological functions, since indoor life is a new phenomenon and a lack of sun exposure hasn’t been an issue ...
The Surprising Connection between the Gut Microbiome and Infections in other Organs

The Surprising Connection between the Gut Microbiome and Infections in other Organs

Extensive research is currently underway looking at the role that the gut microbiota plays in overall health. As we’ll learn in this article, there is a link between the gut flora and immune health ...
Your immune system is everything

Your immune system is everything

The immune system is all over the news these days. Its antiviral functions get all the attention but there are good reasons to consider the entire immune system ...
Address lifestyle as first line defence in the fight against COVID-19

Address lifestyle as first line defence in the fight against COVID-19

What has been very interesting, is that data outlines that age isn’t the only important factor predicting death of COVID-19 ...
Are we worrying ourselves sick in these uncertain times of the current pandemic?

Are we worrying ourselves sick in these uncertain times of the current pandemic?

Let me start by saying that chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability throughout the developed world...

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