Vitamin D and Connective Tissue Health

Vitamin D plays a crucial role in maintaining the health of fascia, muscles, and bones. Here's how:Fascia Health: Fascia is the connective tissue that surrounds and supports muscles, bones, and organs throughout the body. Vitamin D receptors are present in fascial tissue, indicating its importance in maintaining fascial health. Adequate levels of vitamin D are [...]

By |2024-05-29T12:59:05+00:00May 29th, 2024|Nutrition, Supplements|

Quercetin and Mast Cell Stabilization

Quercetin, a flavonoid abundant in various fruits and vegetables, offers several benefits for stabilizing mast cells and lowering tryptase levels, which in turn can have positive effects on fascia, muscle, connective tissue health, and gastrointestinal (GI) function: Stabilizing Mast Cells: Mast cells are immune cells involved in allergic and inflammatory responses. When mast cells [...]

MTHFR Variant and Importance of Methylation

Importance of Taking Methylated Folate and B12 Let's delve into why taking methylated supplements is important for individuals with an MTHFR mutation, particularly concerning fascia, muscle, and connective tissue health: MTHFR Mutation and Methylation Process: MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) is an enzyme involved in the methylation process, which is essential for various biochemical reactions in [...]

By |2024-05-29T12:41:14+00:00May 29th, 2024|Nutrition, Supplements|

Comparison of Electrolyte Supplements for Dysautonomia

Intended Audience: Patients seen in the Tulane Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Clinic, who have been diagnosed with Dysautonomia or Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), and patients who have been instructed by their provider to consume oral electrolyte supplementation.   Article by Catherine Kingry, MD Many patients seen in the Tulane Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Clinic experience some [...]

By |2023-05-18T21:17:30+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Supplements|

Neurochondria for Nerve Pain

Introduction Nerve pain is annoying, relatively common and can be a challenge to treat. We often think of the body as a "macro" system, or how things in the body work on a structural level. The "micro" or biochemical environment tends to be neglected. To address environmental deficits in nerve pain, the proper nutrition [...]

By |2022-07-11T13:03:36+00:00July 11th, 2022|Nerve Pain, Supplements|
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